OSI Industries announced recently that its subsidiary in Spain has doubled up its production. OSI industries in Spain increased its output from 12,000 tons to 24,000 tons annually.
With the recent expansion, the company is at a total production capacity of 45,000 tons of beef, pork and chicken products. During the development, the company added 20 new jobs to the already existing workforce of 140 employees. Among the new employee post was a post for a new production manager to improve the existing products.
José María del Río, the managing director of OSI Spain, described the expansions as a response to the fast-growing demand for the chicken product in the country. He stated that the consumption of Chicken products in the area has been rising by an average of 6% annually. However, in the last three years, the numbers have been increased to an average of 8% per year. He stated that these numbers are expected to increase shortly.
OSI Industries now has an additional new production hall, shipping and receiving areas, and refrigerator rooms waste container storage. It also received facility supply storage, the service area for oil, hot water, and nitrogen tanks. Also, the OSI industries also have a new product development kitchen to help create better products for the consumers among many more new projects.
David McDonald, the president and COO of OSI industries stated that the expansion would help bring new products to their portfolio. It is also aimed at growing the company with other foodservice and retain key accounts. OSI as a company aims at expanding to all parts of the globe and bring on board new customers who will appreciate their product. However, the company is not just aiming at making more profits at the expense of the consumers. OSI has taken on the Sustainability path and is making significant contributions to various communities. They are on board machinery that helps protect the environment. Recently, the company installed new equipment that lower energy consumption in the company by 20 percent. They also have in place co-generation system and a refrigeration unit that allows heat to be recovered which in turn increases energy efficiency in the company.
Sheldon Lavin has also made a great contribution in the development of OSI. Lavin and David McDonald will be has made a history due to their leadership. They also had incredible management skills. These figure has made a great name for this company.