OSI was established in the early 19th century by a German immigrant called Otto. At that point in Chicago, what immigrants did was start a farm to feed or gain slightly better income. Instead of that, he also decided to start a meat selling company. Initially, it was a retail company expanded as the years went, but after the first world war he decided to expand into wholesale company slightly larger than his retail price company, as a result his influence and popularity around Chicago grew. After the second world war, there was an economic boom that encouraged business and inventiveness. During this time, auto sons had an informal agreement with the future CEO of McDonald’s. At that point in time he was a franchise developer in California, helping up-and-coming businesses to expand.
Once he purchased McDonalds, OSI group became the front running company for the distribution of meat products to McDonalds. As McDonald’s grew, so also did Otto and Sons. The high success rate of McDonald’s also directly impacted auto and Sons. Currently, they are a multibillion-dollar company and show no signs of stopping anytime soon. Around the 70s they decided to expand to other regions of the world like Asia South America and Europe. Currently, they have three environmentally-friendly state-of-the-art plants in Japan and China. They also purchased companies like Baho Foods and other retail specific and meat companies.
One of the companies they recently purchase was Rose packing, a Chicago-based company selling pork. The union of Rose packing and OSI is one proven to grow in the near future, Especially with their influence in Chicago and the United States, Lavin was appointed as the CEO of OSI group, with the main aim of expanding the company around the world. OSI group grew their relationship with McDonald’s and are currently the largest meat producer for McDonald’s in America. To achieve this level, they made meat plants and the introduction of frozen foods and Better food preservation techniques made them save money and increase levels of productivity. Currently they are growing and show no sign of stopping soon.