It is evident that international and well-established companies are local. That means it is not possible or an organization with branches in various part of the world to run one-size fits all operation. Note that the external factors such as government regulation, cultural believes and talent pool can have a great impact on how an organization is run. When it comes to the industry of food processing, the list of the factors comprises the taste buds of the consumer.
OSI Group is a well-positioned organization with an international network, literally with individuals from the organization in the office all over the globe. The CEO of OSI, Mr. David McDonald says that they have an international operation, implying that they have a scale in size. The company has employed local management crew that is very subtle and very considerate of the local culture and taste. The success of OSI has been attributed to the control of international measure as well as effectiveness together with answers that are derived locally.
The headquarters of the OSI is based in Aurora, Ill, and supplies value-added protein products such as beef patties plus sausage links. OSI also distributes food products such as pizza and sandwich to top food service stores and retail companies. The privately-owned company operates more than 50 food processing facilities in 17 countries. On top of that, the organization is using its tactic of IE as well as solutions that are derived locally to spread its domain to the People’s Republic of China (PRC).
For the last two decades, OSI has been successfully operating in China, and the economy of the country has grown, and the presence of this organization has grown with it. The organization runs eight processing plants with two new facilities being underway. Note that OSI will be the leading poultry manufacturer in China. It is just recently that the company launched a mega-facility for further production in Henan province.
McDonald points out that their primary focus is China since it continues to be the leading and ever-growing consumer market in the world. On top of that, the country has the power of demography, and the population is rising more affluent. The organization works with great clients in China who are as well experiencing tremendous growth and will like to catch up with them. OSI strives to engage equipment manufacturers to come up with a procedure that aid in food quality and safety. For instance, a machine that has X-RAY equipment will be used to sense harmful substances.
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