Merger between IRO AB and Aros Electronics AB

Vandewiele NV, Belgium has owned the companies of IRO AB and Aros Electronics AB with their respective assets since 2000. The two companies have worked closely together since the late 1970s and since 2012 have been a joint organization. To further strengthen the Swedish operations, we have decided to merge the common resources under the new name Vandewiele Sweden AB from January 1, 2021.

The IRO brand and its operations remain unchanged within Vandewiele Sweden AB with unchanged VAT and bank account numbers. Vandewiele Sweden AB will use IRO AB:s former organisation number 556512-9417 from November, 2020.

The new company has approximately 250 employees and sales of SEK 750 million.

Vandewiele Sweden AB

Site Ulricehamn
Karlsnäsvägen 7, SE-523 37 Ulricehamn, Sweden – Telephone +46 321 297 00

Site Mölndal
Östergårdsgatan 12, SE-431 53 Mölndal, Sweden – Telephone +46 31 776 82 00


We develop, produce and promote equipment for the textile industry.

Aros Electronics

Motor and electronic products with the brand name Aros electronics.

IRO Milestones

The Rosen tape, the world’s first positive yarn feeding system.
Introduction of the SFS, the first storage feeder for knitting machines.
Hailed the debut of the first weaving feeder, the SFW with revolving spool-body.
The 8007 series, the first weft feeder equipped with microprocessor control and “straight through” yarn path.