OSI is a privately owned company based in America. It deals with processing meat which is delivered to retailers and other industries that offer food services. Their headquarters are situated in Aurora, Illinois. The origin of OSI Group was a small family meat market founded by a German immigrant Otto Koischowsky in 1909 in Oak Park Illinois. Otto had stayed in the United States for two years when the thought of starting a meat market came up. After a while, Otto noticed that the supply of meat could not satisfy all the demands so in 1917, Otto had to expand the meat market. He moved from Oak Park to Maywood where he had better chances of growing the business. In 1928, the company acquired a new name, Otto and Sons.
By 1955, the company was popular and a deal came in with McDonalds who had just opened their Des Plaines store. Otto and Sons supplied fresh beef to McDonalds, a contract that brought them profits. With the income, Otto and Sons put up a meat plant with high volume in West Chicago. It used advanced technology with the tunnels freezing liquid nitrogen and the machines enabled patty-forming. After a while, the opened a new store which supplied meat to other customers other than McDonalds. In 1975, Otto and Sons rebranded to OSI Industries.
OSI Industries and Best Chicago Meat Co. LLC made an agreement to acquire license to use the Glemark Brand in 1999. In December 2011, Best Chicago Meat was granted the honor to fully own the brand. OSI Group was also doing well as it was positioned 136 private company in America that was growing enormously with a $3 billion annual revenue. In 2016, it was 58th in Forbes Magazine among large private companies and had an annual revenue of $6.1 billion. This was an amazing improvement in a span of five years.
OSI Industries has developed over the years it has been in operation. It has branches in various regions such as Geneva, Utah, Lowa n, Oakland, Wisconsin and West Jordan. Other than delivering meat, they have done private labeling of different brands of foods among other items. The demand has resulted to establishment of 65 OSI Group branches across 17 countries where they do fish, pizza, bacon, pork, hotdog as well as poultry products. OSI group continues to offer the best services to its customers thus becoming more popular.