OSI Food Solutions acquires Tyson Food Plant
OSI Food Solutions is one of the largest food suppliers in the world. It was founded in 1909 and their main headquarters is located in Aurora, Illinois. OSI can help a business with food product development and global food supply management. The staff at OSI is dedicated to providing business with a customize plan to make your business more profitable and easier to run. The staff is dedicated through each step of the process, which are sourcing, processing and distribution. OSI Food solutions has 65 facilities in 17 different countries, so customers know that they can deliver their products all across the world. Their website is easy to use and has their contact information, which customers can contact OSI through their phone number or email address. OSI won the 2016 Globe of Honour by the British Safety Council for their dedicated work in delivering safe and high quality food. Their company was named one of Top 100 Food Companies in America. OSI was give given this honor because they are trustworthy and delivers high quality products on time.
OSI Food Solutions is always looking for assets that can add to their worldwide food distribution networks. On June 2, Tyson plant in Chicago Illinois closed its doors for the last time. This specific Tyson plant made prepared meals for the hospitality industry and other clients. OSI saw a opportunity to acquire this plant and add it to their business. On June 8th, OSI announced that they would acquire this Tyson plant for 7.4 million dollars. Also, OSI offered many of 250 employees, who were laid off when the plant close, a job with OSI. This Tyson plant is on massive about 200,000 acres and is in close to other OSI facilities. This acquisition added another distribution plant in the area so they can better serve the people in the area and across the United States. OSI is always thinking about their customers. Kevin Scott, senior executive vice president for OSI North America, expanded on this by saying: “This facility enhances our capabilities to meet the rapidly evolving needs of our customers,”. OSI is trying to stay one step ahead of the game. They are a business that is always looking to understand what their customers want and deliver those wants. OSI Food Solutions is always looking to add new business to their network but also add hard workers, who can help them to better assist their customers.