In Spain, OSI Food Solution added a production line capacity so that the chicken output can be boosted. The plant was installed in Toledo and the completion ended in 2017 where the project used 17 million euros. Before they decided to add a new line, they were producing 12,000 tons. Having done the improvement, the chicken production has doubled.
Having the increased production, it has contributed to higher overall output and it is an important metric for OSI Food Solution company. It is from the executive in Spain who reported that the company will be able to know to produce 45,000 tons of beef, chicken and pork products yearly. In addition to the benefits from the company, they were able to boost the country’s economy after they added 20 more employees and the chief operating officer, David McDonald was happy. OSI Group acquires Flagship Europe.
The reason for increased production is because there has been food consumption and economy trending and they showed that there is high demand for chicken in Spain and Portugal yearly. It has shown to increase more than 8 percent in just the past three years. They are expecting the demand to keep growing, they are fighting to maintain its position where it is recognized as a food industry leader.
The new plant in Spain increased with 22,600 square feet where the working is taking place. Among the highlighted improved is the new production hall. In addition, there are other new facilities that were considered like supplies storage, receiving and shipping, refrigerated rooms that are waste container storage, oils service areas, nitrogen tanks, hot waters, and the social place for its employees. They have also introduced a new test kitchen that will specifically be for improving and developing chicken products.
The company chief operating officer is David McDonald. When David McDonald talked, he said that the company has known a chance to improve its products and add innovations to its portfolio. In addition, David McDonald was happy that the company added more job opportunities.
The company also installed new surveillance system that included indoor and outdoor cameras. They aimed at heightening the safety standards and also a firefighting system also. It has also been able to focus on sustainability as well in the recent period. They have provided new improvements which are enhancing the measures that reduce electricity consumption. The plant energy has reported reducing by 20% after they utilized the improvements. This is because the refrigeration together with co-generation systems are producing heat. The design of innovation is to recycle the warmth and heat water that will be used at night shift.