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The Century-Long Journey Of OSI Group Is Amazing American Success Story

Food, OSI Group
OSI Group is among the world’s largest meat processing companies in the world today, but its origins and journey from a small, single-owner family business to international player is a bona fide slice of Americana. It’s also a classic American immigrant success story. Otto Kolschowsky came to America in 1907. After working odd jobs to gain a foothold in his new country, he set up his own butcher shop in a Chicago suburb in 1909. Hard work and a dedication to providing only high quality meats quickly earned Mr. Kolschowsky a stellar reputation within his community. If you wanted a fine cut of meat, you could trust Otto Kolschowsky. His butcher shop thrived and he began selling meats retail. Within 10 years Otto took his business wholesale. His sons joined his business and their cus

OSI Food Solutions is Taking Their Company to the Next Level

Food, OSI Group
OSI Food Solutions first began in 1909 when a German immigrant named Otto Kolschowsky decided to begin, in Oak Park, Illinois, a family meat market. This happened to be only 2 short years after he had first arrived in the United States. It was then in 1917 that he decided he wanted to expand the business and relocated to Maywood. This was another Chicago suburb. It was during this time that the business became known as being Otto & Sons, which happened to be in 1928. In 1955 McDonald's was first starting up and decided to use Otto & Sons as their ground beef supplier. The first deal between them was sealed with a handshake between Ray Kroc and the sons of Otto Kolschowsky. Through the years the Kolschowsky heirs and Kroc began to develop a very strong personal relationship. F...

David McDonald Focuses On Sustainability And Profits

Company, Food
David McDonald is the CEO of OSI Group. During his career, he has worked hard and efficiently at every company. He firmly believes that companies can make a positive impact in the world. As the Chief Executive Officer of OSI Group, he has a busy schedule each day. Despite this schedule, he is continuously looking for ways that he can help other people. David McDonald started investing in sustainability many years ago. Since that time, OSI Group has become a leader in corporate world. Not only is the company helping the environment, but the company is also saving money on various operating costs. Now is a great time to work with OSI Group on multiple projects. Early Career for David McDonald David McDonald started working at a massive company decades ago. He always wanted to take o...