It takes a lot to be a leader in the international game that is the custom food product industry, but the OSI Group has held a top position for quite a while now with no end in sight. Although Ray Kroc may have had the vision to see that there was something unique about this company, and that is probably why he sourced the beef patties for his first McDonald’s restaurants from them. The OSI Group consistently wins awards recognizing various levels of expertise and innovation within their products, and they hard helped along the way by great leadership.
The British Saftey Council is quite renowned around their country for the work that they do to help companies follow common-sense regulations that protect the employees and others that come in contact somewhere along the supply chain. Just last year, 2016, they awarded the Globe of Honour to OSI for great work mitigating environmental risks. One of the preliminary requirements was that the company achieved the highest and coveted 5-star rating during the environmental audit portion of their review. OSI’s Kelly Grimwood, Environmental Manager Europe received the reward and gave a few words regarding her acknowledgment that it takes true resolve to motivate people to excellence such as that which the honor bestows.
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The OSI Group also is continuing to make big moves in the United States, and elsewhere, as well. A recent purchase of the Tyson Foods plant on the Southside of Chicago put the operation in good hands indeed. It cost them $7.4 million dollars, but now they have another location to leverage in the never-ending innovation that their employees bring forth. Many of the former employees had been left without work until the OSI Group stepped in with the purchase and then offerd many of them employment under the new ownership. It is a win-win situation for all involved. The facility will continue to benefit those in the surrounding communities as well as help OSI further expand its already massive reach that makes it a hard company to compete with in so many specialty areas of processing and service.
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