David McDonald Talks About Global Networking

     The OSI Group is a leading food-processing company. It has started its food processing operation in China in 1992.

David McDonald is the President of the OSI Group. He realizes that any global company has to remain local in order to succeed. This is because any organization that operates in the United States and Europe as well as China will have to provide customized solutions. This is because the Government regulations, culture, and people will decide how the company is to be run. In the case of the food industry, the taste buds of the customer will differ too.

But OSI Group is positioned very well. This is because it has a global network. This means that they can scale in size. They also promote local management teams which understand the local culture as well as tastes. Hence it is the power of global scaling combined with the efficiency as well as the efficacy of local solutions.

The OSI Group has its headquarters in Aurora, Ill. The Group is a leader as a global supplier of protein items that include sausage links along with beef patties. The other items being supplied include sandwiches and pizza to several food services as well as retail brands.

The OSI Group is a privately held corporation. It has over 50 facilities that are spread in 17 countries. Now it is employing its globally efficient strategy for expanding its operations in China.

Today OSI Group has eight factories in China. There are two new facilities that are underway. This will make OSI the largest producer of poultry in the nation. It is planning to open a new mega-plant in Henan province for food processing. A joint-venture agreement has been signed in Zhoukou. This is with the DOYOO Group for creating a vertically integrated operation for poultry in China. The China operations of the Group are serving clients that include McDonald’s, Yum, besides Starbucks, Saizeriya, as well as Papa John’s, besides Burger King along with Subway.

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