• Why Start-Up

    December 18th, 2014


    You have decided to purchase new equipment to grow your business.  The next step in making your business operation a reality, is completing the start-up appointment with trained technicians.  Popular questions our staff gets are “Why do I need to pay for a start-up?  How does it benefit my operation?”

    There are several things that could go wrong during the start-up of new equipment.  Operators are the first line of defense in keeping your production line running.  Below we will discuss what operators will learn during the startup appointment and why this is key to a successful business.

    Proper Training -

    If something goes wrong while the equipment is running the operator is the first line of defense to avoid a loss in production. They should know the machines front to back, inside and out.  When the Service Technician arrives on site for the start-up appointment they will train operators and maintenance staff on operations, maintenance, safety and housekeeping.

    Proper Maintenance -

    Proper maintenance is the life of your machines and profitability of your company.  Your team will learn how to properly maintain your new equipment and maximize its potential through hands on training.

    Proper Safety -

    Individual safety is important to any operation that utilizes equipment. Our equipment works with high pressure and temperatures, therefore safety is very important to the operation.  The team will learn proper safety techniques and tools that can protect them during operations and general maintenance.

    Warranty -

    The start-up appointment is a necessity for anyone that is a NEW customer to assure equipment warranty.

    Optimize Performance -

    You may run millions of dollars in ingredients through your equipment over the course of a year.  Keeping your equipment operating at the optimal efficiency and product quality can mean thousands of dollars in value, or prevent a lost customer.

    The Insta-Pro Service team is always a phone call or an email away.  We have technicians placed around the world to help with the start-up and maintenance of your operations. Our employees passion is to provide exceptional customer service and they are committed to responding to you in a timely fashion.  Our primary goal is to help you achieve success in your operations.

    Ray Goodwin, Service Manager

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Who is Insta-Pro?

Founded in the 1960's, Insta-Pro invented and patented high shear extrusion technologies and systems, bettering lives and businesses around the globe.

Today, Insta-Pro is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of human food and animal feed processing equipment. Insta-Pro products are used to transform raw ingredients into nutritional feed for livestock, pets and fish as well as vegetable oil, flour, cereals and meat extenders for the food processing industry. The Insta-Pro product line of extruders, oil presses, preconditioners and coolers have earned the reputation as the preferred choice of food and feed producers in more than 100 countries across the globe.


  • ExPress Soy Workshop Clinic

    January 22-23, 2015

    Insta-Pro International will hosting an ExPress Clinic for both customers and prospects January 22 and January 23 at its home office in Des Moines, Iowa.

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  • IPPE - International Production & Processing Expo

    January 27-29, 2015

    Insta-Pro International will be present at the IPPE Expo January 27-29, 2015; Atlanta, GA USA

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  • Grain and Mixed Feed Veterinary 2015 - Moscow

    January 27-29, 2015

    Insta-Pro International will be present at the Grain and Mixed Feed - Vetrinary Exhibition January 27-29, 2015; Moscow, Russia.

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  • World Ag Expo

    February 10-12, 2015

    Insta-Pro International will be present at the World Ag Expo, February 10-12, 2015; Tulare, CA USA.

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  • Aquaculture America

    February 19-22, 2015

    Insta-Pro International Sales Team will be in attendance at Aquaculture America in New Orleans, LA USA February 19-22, 2015.

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  • VIV Asia

    March 11-13, 2015

    Insta-Pro International will be present at VIV Asia March 11-13, 2015; Bangkok, Thailand.

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