Since its humble beginnings in the German immigrant community in 1909 thru the founding work of Otto Kolschowsky in his small packaging company, OSI Industries has grown to become an international conglomerate with a diversity of products. Today, OSI Industries is expanding and diversifying into other markets, both internationally and in non-meat products. OSI Industries employs more than 120,000 employees across 65 production facilities in over 16 countries.
OSI Industries still expands its production wings into Asia-Pacific territories like Japan and India. From 2010-2012 OSI established itself in India and Japan. In 2013 OSI Industries established OJC Foods as a joint venture with JC Cosma, which is a spcial dough product line. The company extended its product line for beef to poultry in China in 2013. Lastly, DaOSI, another joint venture, will see a greater stronghold in the poultry industry, since the Dayoo Group is a major producer in China of poultry products.
The joint venture with Dayoo Group called DaOSI will place three large processing plants in China with Dayoo Group, a large producer ofpoultry products in China. Presently OSI has 10 processing facilities in China and it looks upon these Chinese venures as the strongest segment of growth for OSI.
Among the expansion facilities being established in China, OSI is alos expanding into Poland and other European sectors. Its recent pproduction facility opened in Ostroda, Poland, where a beef-production plant was built in 2013. Two more global partners were added to its long roster of global affiliates in 2014 with the addition of Pickstock in the United Kingdom and EDEKA supermarkets in Germany.
OSI’s humble beginnings in the German immigrant community in Chicago and rising to global magnitude to a workforce of more than 120K globally gives evidence to the power of persistence andeffort over time. Otto Kolchovsky and his two sons, Arthur and Harry,have taken given proof of the American Dream and the power of dreaming.
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