OSI is a privately owned American company that began in 1909, as a family meat market in Chicago. Since then, it has become one of the largest privately owned companies in the world, according to Forbes magazine. You can find their headquarters in Aurora, Illinois, although they have more than 60 facilities all over the world. This allows the company to tailor to the needs of the communities it serves.
Recently, OSI was awarded the Globe of Honour from the British Safety counsel for the 2016 year, which celebrates their excellence in environmental management. The company is dedicated to making a positive impact on the environment, and rely on their Sustainability Mission to assist in this. The statement contains three parts, focusing on social responsibility, economic responsibility, and environmental responsibility. This is given for excellence in the management of health and safety risks in the workplace, making OSI Group one of only seven companies in the world to win both awards.
Baho Foods is a Dutch company that specializes in convenience foods, such as deli meats and snacks, that are available to the food service and retail industries. David G. McDonald, the president and chief operating officer for OSI had this to say about the merger, “The company’s portfolio of products and brands complements OSI’s current processing strength while broadening our capabilities to best serve the evolving needs of our customers.” Baho comes with five subsidiaries, as well as processing plants in Germany and the Netherlands, known as Gelderland Frischwaren, Vital Convenience, Henri van de Bilt, Balex Foods and Q Smart Live.
With locations all over the world, OSI is a great company to seek a career in and they are always seeking positive people and they believe that their success lies in their ability to provide support and encouragement in the workplace so that their employees can “develop and grow to their full potential.” You can go to their website to see if there are positions available in your area, go here to apply.