Ingenieria Prodol S.A was founded by two brothers, Fernando and Alberto Zenzerovich on January 2nd 1973. The factory opened its doors in a 300 square meter rented building and with only two employees. From the very beginning we have been ahead in the development of projects connected with citrus fruit production, thus manufacturing the first machinery for solvent wax and coloring used on oranges.
We started the construction of our new modern industrial plant in the city of Belen de Escobar, Buenos Aires.
We launched the first peach waxers, which turned out to be a vital boost in that fruit sector.
We developed the first apple and pear washer lines, later introducing the first waxers in this market.
We manufactured the first citrus fruit water waxers.
We also started our first international marketing activities, by exporting a citrus fruit packing line to Uruguay.
We started developing the first electronic weight sizer.
We also launched the first totally automatized bin de-stacking, emptying, and stacking line in the market.
We opened our first international branch in Chile, and later in the same year, we opened a second one in Brazil.
We put into work our first smart chain sizer and we started working in the development of external electronic detection systems for citrus fruit.
We installed the first pre-selection smart chain sizer with electronic system to detect external defects in lemons.
We installed the first smart chain sizer with electronic system to detect external defects in pears and apples, as well.
We installed the first fully automatized water hydro Bin filler system for organic apples, also offering the possibility to check bin weight individually.
We developed and installed the first automatic bin-emptying system for pears without salt addition.
We developed and installed palletizers and depalletizers system for boxes.
We installed complete packing lines for melons and watermelons.
We installed the first electronic calibrator for the classification of cherries.
The first defect detection systems with two 45-degree-angle digital camera modules.
We developed and installed high capacity bin filler systems for lemon preselection, with an output of more than 120 bins per hour.
We installed the first robotic bin-emptying system for pears and apples.
We developed a new inertial finger cup sizer model of high output for citrus fruit.
We installed the first electronic 10 lane sizer for a juice plant, made in stainless steel with a processing capacity of 36 tons per hour..
We developed a fully automatized packing system.
We installed the first internal defect detection system for apples.
We are developing the third generation of electronic quality external defect detection systems, successfully working with lemons, oranges, tangerines, pears, apples, melon and tomatoes.
Our daily commitment with quality has allowed us to meet the international norms. The materials used in our packing lines hold world-wide recognition.
Our aim is to cater for the needs of our clients by constantly monitoring the demands of a constant changing consumer market.
Our machinery adjusts to all producers, either big or small and allow for permanent growth in the concept of modularity, so we can adjust to our customer needs.
We adap to each individual customer’s need.
Our country exports in different seasons around the world, fruit has to travel long distances, as much as 30 days sometimes, in order to reach the final market destination. Ingenieria Prodol guarantees the outmost care and delicacy in the handling of these products.
We care for the most important concern of our customers: their product.
We have been working in this market for 45 years in Argentina and abroad.
We have more than a thousand electronic equipment machines installed all over the world.
We export to twenty different countries in five continents, being our strongest market in South America.
Our direct-client-advice service lets our engineers work personally with them, thus adapting and developing each individual project according to the needs and requirements of the customer.
We are constantly helping our clients in different areas of our country and others, thus making the performance of our equipment highly reliable.
We are online 24 hours a day, all year round.