Why Insta

We bring technology to life. And we've been doing so for over 50 years

With our development and production site in Lüdenscheid, we always offer you personal contact and short communication channels. That's what sets us apart. At the same time, we have the expertise of a global player while remaining approachable and down-to-earth, as befits a locally rooted medium-sized company. But the best part is: we are only satisfied when you are - when we have achieved together what we promised you. Fast market introduction, lower costs, highest flexibility, and top product quality are just some of the many advantages of working together with us. With us, you can rely on effective and efficient production processes, as we use specialised manufacturing and testing facilities to produce components and devices. Lean management is not just an empty promise for us, but a lived reality. This is confirmed by our recognition as a STAUFEN Best Practice Partner, as well as many other certificates and awards.

Thanks to us, you can focus on your core competencies. Leave the development and manufacturing of your electronic components and devices to us because we have been at the forefront of this for over 50 years.

You are the centre of our attention

With us, you have an innovative, approachable, and well-connected partner by your side who always takes your individual wishes and needs into account.

Innovations are only helpful when they fulfil needs. That's why your needs are at the centre of our focus. With creativity and perseverance, we develop suitable solutions for various industries. With our intelligent OEM products, we are the perfect partner for many different sectors. Our solutions for building technology, smart home applications, transportation, medical technology, and many other industries are ground-breaking.

We are iso 9001 and iso 14001 certified...

... which demonstrates that we can best meet your customer requirements and have control over our business processes. Every year, an external certification body conducts a surveillance audit, and every three years, a recertification audit takes place. These regular audits validate our systematic quality management. We have extensive knowledge of process quality and quality assurance, which benefits you as our customer.

... which indicates that we prioritise environmental protection, mitigate environmental impacts, set and achieve our own environmental objectives. Every year, an external certification body conducts a surveillance audit, and every three years, a recertification audit takes place. Through regular reviews of the established goals, our aim is to continuously improve our environmental management.

MFI certified manufacturer for apple home kit and other industry partnerships

As a certified MFi Manufacturer for Apple HomeKit products "Made in Germany," we, together with partner companies and our own HomeKit development expertise, are capable of creating products for Apple's Smart Home system, from concept to finished solutions, and offering them to OEM customers. In collaboration with renowned companies and quality brands from various home-related industries, a team from Insta works within the Universal Home network to envision the home of tomorrow. Through visionary thinking, partnerships, a commitment to high quality, and strong execution capabilities, we are shaping a shared foundation for a liveable future for millions of people.

Compliance with the ROHS directive

RoHS stands for Restriction of Hazardous Substances, which restricts the use of certain hazardous substances. The RoHS directive aims to minimise the spread of hazardous substances into the environment. This is an EU directive, and compliance with the directive is a requirement to affix the CE mark (Declaration of Conformity) on the respective devices and distribute them. We comply with the requirements of the RoHS directive by using only RoHS-compliant materials and substances in our products.

Soldering according to IPC

IPC (Association Connecting Electronics Industries) is a globally recognized organisation that deals with standardisation in electronics manufacturing. Through industry standards and criteria, requirements for printed circuit boards and soldering in electronics are defined, among other things. At Insta, we manufacture according to IPC-A-610 Class 2: "Electronics products for higher performance (Dedicated Service Electronic Products)," ensuring that you can rely on the appropriate quality and reliability class for the production of your parts in our facility, while adhering to and monitoring the standard.

We are staufen best practice partner and founding member of the KNX association

We are a certified partner company of Staufen AG and, as such, qualified as the organizer of the BestPractice Circle. Several times a year, we welcome interested companies to our facility who want to gain insights into our lean management and lean production. We would be delighted to welcome you to our manufacturing site and introduce you to our methods.

KNX is the globally recognised standard for intelligent networking in buildings with a bus system. For Insta, KNX has long been a focus of development. Not only do we have over 30 years of experience, but we have also developed every 10th KNX product on the market. Insta is the first company in the world with a certified KNX Data Secure Stack (TP & RF).

founding member of the DALI organisation and member of the connectivity standards alliance

As a member of the DALI organisation, we have over 20 years of experience in developing and manufacturing innovative products with DALI technology of all kinds.

As a member of the Connectivity Standards Alliance (formerly Zigbee Alliance) and the Bluetooth Special Interest Group, we actively contribute to shaping the future of wireless connectivity in smart homes and smart buildings. We leverage established and forward-thinking industry standards that allow us to offer interoperability and functional assurance to our customers in these growing and dynamic markets. With strong execution capabilities and a flexible technology platform, we are capable of delivering high-quality products that seamlessly integrate with major digital ecosystems.

We have our eye on the future and are actively shaping it

Our goal is to create a worldwide, unified smart home standard with Matter. In this endeavour, we have formed a partnership with mediola - connected living AG, allowing us to combine our core competencies and offer holistic solutions to the industry, making it easier for them to adopt this promising standard and seize the associated opportunities.

As a partner of Signify (formerly Philips Lighting), we are actively involved in shaping the vision of seamlessly integrating user-centric smart homes with professional and durable building technology. With this partnership and our extensive experience in electronic light control, we are creating new possibilities and user-friendly solutions for our OEM customers as well as end consumers, further enhancing the Philips Hue product experience.