OSI Group established its first family meat outlet in the year 1909 in Chicago. Since then, OSI Group has remained steadfast on dedicating its operations to ensure customer’s success.
Consequently, most of the world’s biggest brands have been regarding the firm as their premier food provider. Those brands have been trusting OSI Group Limited to be delivering to their processing and product needs. OSI Company is always at the forefront of the firms that optimize costs while offering quality services, value and streamline processes.
OSI has a long history that dates back to over 100 years of operations. Its history is rich in superior customer relations, recognition of growth opportunities, and technological innovations. It is this exciting history that allowed the enterprise to grow from a locally managed meat processor to becoming one of the leading international meat and food processing enterprises.
Today, OSI Group provides food solutions to countless clients around the globe, and it continues to attain more and more customers each day. It also has been ensuring proper utilization of technological advancements that bring along some new techniques of making food production and processing a fast and reliable task.
Presently, OSI Group boasts of over 20,000 employees who provide services in its 65 premises that are located in over 17 different countries throughout the world. The rise and growth of OSI have become a thing of pride to the American history especially in the economic growth of the 20th century. OSI is an example of a developer of the still-evolving history of the contemporary and globalized economy.
The history of this firm anchors in the story of the American Immigration experience. According to history, Otto Kolschowsky had a membership of the booming Americans who immigrated from German to Chicago, Illinois in the 20th Century. At the time, it was evident that descendants of German comprised of almost a quarter of the Chicago’s population. Chicago’s economy was driven by the fact that it was an industrial center as well as an immigrant entry at the time.
Otto Kolschowsky opened a meat retail shop in Chicago about two years after arriving at the city. He established the butcher shop with the aim of serving his community. Otto worked hard for about a decade and expanded his business into wholesale by the end of the First World War. The expansion of his business included moving his operations to another Chicago area called Maywood.