In March 2018, OSI Group upgraded OSI Food Solution, the company’s processing branch in Spain. As stated by OSI Group’s top administrators, the improvements were made to enhance service delivery, reduce waste, and slash down energy consumption.
Also, the upgrades would improve their employees’ safety, create more job opportunities, as well as increase the facility’s production capacity.
OSI Food Solutions’ management team acknowledged that Spain’s demand for chicken products had doubled. On that account, they chose to improve their efficiency, as well as expand their facility to gratify the upsurge.
An overview of OSI Food Solution’s 2018 upgrades
• Expansion of the facility’s floor space
OSI Food Solution’s floor space was expanded by 22,600 feet. The new facility features a spacious service area, storage area, and a production hall. Moreover, the improved facility has a reasonably sized shipping area, and more refrigerated rooms than the preceding one.
• Increase in chicken products production
Before the renovations, Sheldon Lavin’s OSI Food Solutions processed 12,000 tons of chicken products per year. They opted to increase the output by 50% since the demand for the products has been continuously growing.
After the upgrades, Sheldon Lavin’s Spanish food processing plant will manufacture 24,000 tons of chicken products per year.
• New test kitchen
The new OSI Food Solutions features a new test kitchen, a space that will allow the company’s experts to tailor the chicken products’ quality according to their client’s unique tastes and preferences.
• More employment opportunities
Besides the upsurge in production, Sheldon Lavin’s food production company hired 20 more staff members to help the existing team. The new members of staff will be working at the production unit, shipping area, and the refrigeration zone.
• Improvement of the company’s security
Sheldon Lavin’s company understands that safety is paramount for its employees. On that account, they spiced up OSI Food Solution’s security by installing access controls, indoor& outdoor surveillance cameras, and fire suppression systems.
• Energy efficiency
OSI Food Solutions replaced its worn out equipment with innovative models that would enhance productivity while reducing energy consumption. The new pieces of equipment will cut down the cost of electricity by 20%.
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