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OSI Group: Global Food Suppliers November 19, 2017

OSI Group is a food provider for many popular restaurants such as McDonald’s, to which it supplies beef patties. Subway, Starbucks, Pizza Hut and Papa John’s Pizza are other franchises that receive a variety of meats from the company. Their high quality food products come in both cooked and uncooked versions, and they carry private label brands, along with major brand name items.

Formerly known as OSI Industries, the company went through a name change in 2004, when it became OSI Group. It was started in 1909 by a man of German descent named Otto Kolchowsky, who had initially opened a family-owned meat market in Oak Park, Illinois just 2 years after moving to the United States. After the business grew to be successful, Kolchowsky went into selling his meats at wholesale, and expanded into a Chicago suburb. During that time, the business was known as Otto and Sons.

Today, the company’s headquarters is still based in Illinois, and it is headed by Chairman, CEO and CFO, Sheldon Lavin. It brings in annual profits of about $3 billion, and was ranked number 58 on the Forbes list in 2016. It was also listed as being one of the largest private companies in the U.S. that offers customized food solutions. Last year, the business acquired the former Tyson Foods factory on Chicago’s South side for a little over $7 million.

There are more than 20,000 employees working at the company, some of them being former employees of the Tyson Foods plant who were offered jobs at OSI Group when Tyson was bought out by the business. Not only does the food supply group have factories in Chicago, but it also has production centers in several other cities in states like Iowa, Utah, Wisconsin and California. In addition to that, it has operational facilities in 17 other countries in parts of Europe and Asia.

OSI Group has a stake in German-based Baho Foods, and it acquired another European food supply company called Flagship. In addition to providing restaurants with many meat products, OSI also provides vegetables, as well as dough for baking. Because of the company’s good business practices and decisions, CEO Sheldon Lavin was presented with a Global Visionary Award on February 20, 2016. Lavin said that he felt very honored and humbled to be receiving such an award, and that he hopes to see the company continue to have steady profitable growth.

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Sahm Adrangi: A Man Of Many Talents November 16, 2017

Sahm Adrangi, who graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics, is best known for his research and short selling. Sahm Adrangi began successful career by debunking fraudulent Chinese companies. He worked as an investment analyst at Longacre Fund Management and more recently, he has played a large role in Kerrisade Capital Management LLC in New York City since founding the company in 2009 to his current role as Chief Investment Officer. Kerrisdale Capital is a company that focuses on long-term value investments and event-driven special situations. He has grown the company from under $1 million dollars to $150 million in the roughly eight years since its establishment.

One article, released in April of last year, highlights Sahm Adrangi’s success in raising over $100 million from many investors to bet against one, yes- one, stock which come to be known as the “co-investment”. Although he has previously collected large sums of money for betting against companies, this marks the first time that he, or anyone else for that matter, has collected such a large sum. In an email to his fellow investors, Sahm Adrangi reveals his take on how quickly such a large sum of money was raised, stating that it just shows the like-mindedness of those who have contributed in their stance against this company, whose name had not yet been released at the time of the article being written. He goes on to write that their goal is to uncover the truth about said company and make the information public. Because of the secrecy that was still surrounding the bet against this stock at the time of this article being published, many people who disclosed what they knew chose to remain anonymous and much information that could have given away which company was going to be exposed was withheld.

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Jason Hope Is Really Stoked About The Future November 4, 2017

The potential of the world around us is enormous. Conditions affect material things in different ways. If we can find ways to make material items sense conditions and communicate that sensory information to us and other material items, we can improve the world.

There is a name for this concept—the Internet of Things. If you think of the word “internet,” you might think that what is being referred to is a network that you tap into by looking at and interacting with computer screen. To understand the Internet of Things, you must lay this definition of the “internet” to rest. You may not know that the Internet of Things has swept the nation. It exists in the form of objects being connected wirelessly to each other, or maybe even being connected with wires sometimes, and sending technical information to each other. It exists in the form of objects being able to sense things and respond, whether it be touch from a person or information received from another object.

The Internet of Things has humongous amounts of potential to change the world for the better. For instance, the amounts of waste can be radically diminished by using the Internet of Things. The topic of “waste” seems like something that is far away, far off and not such a big deal. However, it is a big deal because waste and pollution make human beings sick. Waste poisons our supplies of food and water, and causes us to development life threatening ailments. As a testament to how many materials go to waste in the world, there are big clumps of trash floating on top of the Pacific Ocean. Where these pieces of trash came from and who used them is a mystery, though we know for certain that this is not a good sign.

Jason Hope is a major visionary who writes about technology. His most written subject is the Internet of Things. He constantly talks about all of the good that can come out of the Internet of Things. He is also really, really stoked about driverless cars. Its funny that his last name is “Hope,” because he seems to have a lot of hope for the future. This hope is what drives him to be really stoked about the Internet of Things. He truly understands that the sky is limit when it comes to human and technological progress.

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