OSI Industries has always prided itself on being a safely run organization. The company has many plants that operate throughout the world. It is important to have a process in place that workers can trust. This allows them to perform their jobs at the highest level. OSI recently implemented and international policy on quality assurance. The move will bring all management branches under one realm of responsibility. This makes accountability easy to assign.
OSI Industries received the Globe of Honor Award in 2016 from the British Safety Council for being a safely run company. The award is given to those businesses who implement their safety practices in every aspect of the company. This includes shops, warehouses, and offices.
OSI Industries has continued to push its influence throughout the food manufacturing industry. It acquired Baho Foods in an effort to diversify the company’s portfolio. Baho Foods will give OSI a stronger presence in Europe. They are already well established in areas such as Germany and the Netherlands. Flagship Food Group was another acquisition made by OSI Industries. Flagship Food Group specializes in mayonnaise, sauces, and dressings.
OSI Industries was formerly known as Otto and Sons. It was a family-owned business that was started by a German immigrant in the early 1900s. Otto and Sons grew to be a powerhouse by providing meat to various types of foods businesses within the area. They eventually got into the fast food business when they were discovered by Ray Kroc in the 1950s. The business relationship with Ray Kroc took Otto and Sons to an international level. The company continued to display innovative business methods that set them apart from the other meat manufacturers that McDonald’s was using at the time. Eventually, Otto and Sons became McDonald’s primary meat supplier.
Otto and sons became known OSI Industries and grew into a worldwide phenomenon in food manufacturing. Their hiring practices allowed them to expand in many different ways. Executives at OSI Industries know that creative minds come from all walks of life. The company has recruiting bases in the Americas, Asia-Pacific, UK and Germany.