When it comes to food processing and manufacturing, OSI Group is one of the biggest in the business with an operation that extends all over the world today. OSI Group has thousands of employees that work in all different countries around the world. Starting more than 100 years ago as a small meat shop, OSI Group has come a long way thanks to the many hands that have played a role in the companies development. Originally, the company was known as Otto and Sons, until Sheldon Lavin had the chance to take control of the company and change the name, which was discussed with the previous family of owners.
Sheldon Lavin has been working in the business world for many decades now and he is a prominent figure in the industry and right so given that he is still achieving greatness at more than 80 years old. A couple of decades after Otto & Sons started to become a major corporation, Sheldon Lavin joined up with the owners and realized the company’s potential, so he didn’t hesitate to become a part of its success. Sheldon Lavin personally oversaw the business deal that took place between McDonald’s and Otto & Sons due to the large size of the contract.
Although Sheldon started at the company as a consultant for Otto & Sons, he ended up developing his relationships with the owners and the McDonald’s corporation. McDonald’s wanted to have a bigger relationship with Sheldon Lavin and agreed to work with the organization on a consistent basis.With the original owners beginning to go into retirement in the late 1960’s, Sheldon was in line to become part owner of the company. When he finally gained control, he discussed a change in the company’s named which was approved and switched to the OSI Group. This was when the company began a major expansion, opening up new facilities in locations all over the world.