Aug 20, 2018

Insta-Pro Celebrates Global Headquarters Grand Opening

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst amongst the special guests

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst along with Grimes Councilman Eric Johansen, Greater Des Moines Partnership Executive Vice President David Maahs, GCED Board Vice Chair Andrea Sabus, and local business leaders joined the Insta-Pro Intl, Grimes, IA, staff and board of directors to celebrate the grand opening of its new global headquarters on August 10.

Ernst and other members of her staff toured Insta-Pro Intl’s new facility in Grimes with the Insta-Pro team who provided insights on the nature of the extrusion business. Following the tour of the facility, 150 guests met for presentations from Ernst and others followed by a ribbon-cutting.

“Our new facility allows us to consolidate our team under one roof,” says Karl Arnold, Vice President, sales & marketing. “This allows us to better serve our customers in over 100 countries across the world.”

Recently Added to Buyer's Guide

Ribbon Blenders

  • 5-cubic-foot unit features special three-piece grate designed with angled and pitched profile
  • All three sections of the grating have position sensors which interlock with the control panel, ensuring operator safety while running

Infinifeed Loop

  • Continuous feed loop system
  • Capacities available up to 1,800 bushels/hour

Loop Conveyor System

  • Can be used to fill and empty grain bins and flat storage structures or applied to feed processing and other conveying applications
  • Available in 8-, 10- and 12-inch diameters with capacities up to 10,000 bushels/hour


  • 5-minute ELISA testing kit
  • Use a common extraction protocol for ease of use

Q-Sage Air Screen Cleaners

  • Separates grain by length and size to specifications
  • Numerous flow patterns available to accommodate each unique product and processing need

Vertical Blender

  • For reliable, gentle mixing of friable solids, abrasive materials and shear-sensitive products
  • For processing large volumes where floor space is limited


Marketwatch: Aug, 18

US Corn Price Idx: ZCPAUS.CM

open: 6.6945
high: 6.737
low: 6.6326
close: 6.6866

US Soybean Price Idx: ZSPAUS.CM

open: 14.3219
high: 14.4169
low: 14.2107
close: 14.3029

US Hard Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: KEPAUS.CM

open: 8.3035
high: 8.351
low: 7.9626
close: 8.0508

US Soft Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: ZWPAUS.CM

open: 7.3573
high: 7.4048
low: 7.0429
close: 7.0505