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Lights, blinds and switches turn smart with NEXENTRO
With NEXENTRO Insta presents a new product portfolio which enables other manufacturers to easily integrate their products into the world of smart living. The portfolio includes solutions for the wireless control of lighting, shades and blinds as well as smart switches for various appliances. A Zigbee control unit with DALI interface and Tunable White function is also available for professional office lighting.
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Plug & Light ist Teil der virtuellen ArchitekTOUR 2020
Wir freuen uns, vom 1. bis zum 16. Juli 2020 Plug & Light im Rahmen der Heinze ArchitekTOUR 2020 zu präsentieren. Auf unserem virtuellen Messestand können Sie die erweiterten Features unserer Plug & Light Produkte in einer neuen Dimension erleben.
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Plug & Light is expanding its partner network and product portfolio
Magnetic, smart and versatile: Plug & Light presents new opportunities in lighting design. As of today, Plug & Light offers new features, numerous new luminaire designs and an ever-expanding network of pioneers from the world of lighting.
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Information regarding COVID-19
The safety of our employees, customers and business partners is our top priority. We therefore take extensive measures to act responsibly in this special situation and at the same time keep the effects for you as low as possible. The already implemented measures, state of today, give us the possibility to serve your placed orders as well as planned requirements as desired. Ongoing projects are still being processed. Our entire organization is currently available for this purpose.
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Insta is now a part of the Friends of Hue Partner Programme

Insta is well-known for being an OEM manufacturer in professional building technology. As from now we are also part of the Friends of Hue Partner Programme at Signify (formerly Philips Lighting). This enables us to offer our OEM customers even more interesting opportunities. Furthermore, as from Spring 2020, we will be able to offer private customers interesting solutions in which they can simply combine Smart Home worlds with professional installation systems at home.

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The lighting division of Insta will be known as Instalighting GmbH
With the introduction of digitisation, new opportunities have arisen for every business enterprise. We, as a provider of building and lighting technology are fully focused in taking full advantage of this. This is exactly the reason why, Insta GmbH has decided to separate itself from the business divisions „Electronics” and “LED-lighting / control systems as of 1st October 2019.
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Career starters experience the eNet SMART HOME youth camp at Insta
"Experience Digitization Together" – this was the motto under which career starters from certified eNet SMART HOME companies from all over Germany visited Insta from the 4th to the 5th of July 2019. During the eNet SMART HOME Youth Camp 2019, the trainees learned how to implement a modern Smart Home from the customer order to the final installation by means of project examples. In addition, the workshop participants were able to take an exclusive look behind the scenes of the production of digital products for building automation.
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For the second time Insta makes the leap into the innovation elite
After its premiere in 2018, Insta also made the leap among the best at the 26th edition of the TOP 100 innovation competition. On June 28, 2019, our company was therefore honored by the competition's mentor, Ranga Yogeshwar, as well as the scientific director of the comparison, Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Franke, and compamedia in the Jahrhunderthalle in Frankfurt.
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KNX Association with ETS testing workshop guest at Insta
KNX Association regularly puts the latest version of its KNX commissioning software ETS and the associated manufacturer tool through their paces in extensive test workshops. On 3 April 2019, such a workshop was held in the training rooms of Insta.
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Plug & Light awarded with the German Design Award 2019
“This innovative light socket expands the range of possibilities for sophisticated lighting. A well thought-out and designed product that fulfils the highest of aesthetic standards.” was how the jury justified itself in awarding Plug & Light with the German Design Award 2019 in the category for “Interior Architecture”.
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Insta beim AGILE-DAY 2018 in München
Im September folgten 160 Top-Manager und Mitarbeiter aus agilen Teams der Einladung von Axel Schröder & Partner (AS&P) zum AGILE-DAY nach München. Ziel dieser Begegnung: Erfahrungsaustausch im Umgang mit der agilen Produktentwicklung in unterschiedlichen Industrie-Branchen.
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Insta ranks among TOP 100 innovation leaders in Germany
On Friday, 29 June, the 25th TOP 100 competition in Ludwigsburg named Germany's most innovative medium-sized companies. Prizewinners also included Insta this year. Our two managing directors Alexander Burgbacher and Jeroen Rijswijk as well as the leader of innovations Dr. Stefan Neuhaus proudly accepted the award from TOP 100 mentor Ranga Yogeshwar.
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Plug & Light wins the Architecture+ Technology 2018 Innovation Award
Plug & Light is outstanding. This is what the jury found on March 18, 2018, when it awarded the Architecture + Technology Innovation Prize of the competition organised by the trade journals AIT and xia intelligente architektur to the light socket. The winners were celebrated and the trophies presented at a special exhibition at Light + Building (Hall 3.0, Stand C20).
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Individualisation through light in the St. Petrikirche in Soest
The romanesque-gothic St. Petrikirche is the oldest parish church in Soest. Since the end of 2016 the historical architecture of the church is highlighted by a modern illumination concept. By means of controllable LED solutions from Insta lighting designer Maximilian Piltz creates an outstanding atmosphere inside of the historical sacred building.
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Duhamel landmark is awarded the BDA Prize 2017 by the Association of German Architects
The Saarpolygon on the Duhamel mining heap in Ensdorf is a symbol for the profound change in this region of Germany. At darkness, a total of 200 metre LED light inserts of the LEDLUX LH linear type trace the fascinating architecture giving an especially filigree effect.
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Lippe Bridge in Lünen illuminated fully with LEDs
The new Lippe Bridge was opened in Lünen in the spring of 2016. At night, the architecturally impressive structure is fully lit with LED technology from Insta. The compact design of the lights employed increase the aesthetics of the structure at night, without the technology being visible during the day.
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RheinEnergieSTADION shines in red and white
Since the end of 2016, 4,200 metres of LED technology from Insta have been producing an amazing long-distance effect on the pylons of the RheinEnergieSTADION in Cologne. The World Cup capacity stadium opened in 2004 and was recently subjected to some modernisation measures after more than ten years of intensive use. Since that time, modern LED lighting technology from the Sauerland has ensured a particularly sustainable change.
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Self-illuminating glass on the Nestlé Competence Center
The end of 2015 saw, as part of the third construction segment and the implementation of the Campus Nestlé, the completion of the new Competence Center at the central location, the Campusplatz on Lyoner Strasse in Frankfurt. Multiple installations with linear LED light inserts from the LEDLUX product portfolio are responsible for the impressive appearance of the building at night.
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Golden roof at Gummersbach Central Bus Station
As part of the urban planning restructuring of the Steinmüller-Areal, an 18 ha piece of industrial wasteland, for the "Regionale 2010" regional plan, a new central bus station (ZOB) was created in Gummersbach at the end of 2015. The impressive night-time effect of the structure was planned by Prof Stefan Hofmann of Lichtwerke GmbH in Cologne, using, amongst other things, LED light components from Insta.
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On target for Lean Production
Since the end of 2010 the Staufen AG also assists Insta on its way to lean production. Within the framework of Lean Transformation numerous common projects have been realised, like for instance unwasteful working systems, shopfloor management or cross-plant value stream optimisation. In 2016 Insta made the leap to become Staufen "Best Practice“ partner.
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2000 light panels refitted in the Kunstpalast
Museums need perfect light so that the art is effective. Insta was able to demonstrate in the Museum Kunstpalast in Düsseldorf how art is presented in a modern way, economically viable and technically sophisticated without having to intervene in existing architecture in doing so.
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Light animation at the entrance to the Mall of Scandinavia
A total sales' area of 101,000 square metres and 224 shops make the Mall of Scandinavia a superlative shopping centre. Since November 2015, around 1,200 linear floor and ceiling luminaires with LEDLUX technology from Insta have illuminated the entrance to the mall, which is one of the largest shopping centres in Sweden.
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Light design at your whim
With the new instalight Vario you become a lighting designer in your own home. Design atmospheric coloured light or adapt your lighting to the natural course of daylight. Choose your individual lighting profile out of a series of professionally preset light sequences or become creative yourself. Control the light colour intuitively via the colour wheel or the camera of your iPhone. So light design becomes child‘s play.
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Neutor Galerie illuminated
With 80 shops and numerous gastronomy offerings, the Neutor Galerie in the heart of Dinslaken provides an exceptional shopping experience over an area of 20,000 square metres.
All in all, over 600 metres of the reliable LED light inserts LEDLUX linear provide for atmospheric highlights.
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NS Documentation Centre with Light from Lüdenscheid
Approximately 7,500 LEDLUX LN plane type lighting inserts are providing for the even and yet economical back lighting of the information panels at the NS Documentation Centre in Munich. The Documentation Centre opened to a celebratory fanfare at the end of April 2015, and welcomed its 100,000th visitor just two and a half months later. The exhibition is to be found in a cubic, seven-storey structure made from white exposed concrete which has been built on the plot that was once home to the party headquarters of the NSDAP in Munich.
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LA MAISON hotel stylishly illuminated
Chic and stylish, LA MAISON hotel, in direct vicinity of the Saarlouis city centre, invites the guests to a rendezvous between tradition and modernity. The thoroughly refurbished villa with modern annexe and own park was charmingly illuminated with LED lighting indoors and outdoors. Construction time was from 2013 to 2015.
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