MISSION & VISION
WE IMAGINE, BUILD AND INTEGRATE INNOVATIVE TEXTILE SYSTEMS FOR FLOORING QUALITIES, HOME LINEN, FASHION FABRICS AND TECHNICAL TEXTILES.
FROM YARN TO FINISHED PRODUCT.
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
(tufting – extrusion – heat setting)
Bulk handling machine
Technology and components:
Aros Sweden : Drive systems
ROJ Biella Italy: Electronics and embedded systems
Protechna Munchen Germany: Vision systems
Wuxi Vandewiele China : Actuators and servo motors
Iro Ulricehamn: yarn handling and feeding
Cobble Blackburn : Gauge parts
Memminger Dornstetten Germany : knitting accessories
Vandewiele SARL : accessories
VDW Nanjijng China : diecast
Superba : Heat-Setting Solutions
Savio: Yarn Finishing
1880 – First signs of industrial activities in Marke (Belgium). Mr. Polydor Benoot starts a small company specialized in industrial process machinery servicing.
1921 – Michel Van de Wiele, in succession to his father in law Mr. Polydor Benoot, starts with the construction of weaving looms.
1984 – Start-up of a sales and distribution unit in Greenville (South Carolina),U.S.A.
1986 – Acquisition of Wittendal SA (France), thus enabling in-house jacquard machine manufacturing.
1987 – Establishment of Michel Van de Wiele GmbH in Viersen, Germany after acquisition of the know-how and industrial processes of major competitor in the velvet weaving machinery market : Güsken
1993 – ISO-9002 certified
1995 – ISO-9001 certified
1996 – Establishment of Michel van de Wiele Service Center in Istanbul, Turkey.
1999 – Acquisition of Bonas machine Company Ltd. (U.K). manufacturer of electronic jacquard machines for flat weaving machines.
2000 – Acquisition of all shares of IRO AB-sweden (including ROJ – Memminger-IRO), manufacturer of prewinders for weaving and knitting machines with production facilities in Sweden, Germany, Italy, USA, Taiwan and China
2002 – Establishment of IRO (Wuxi) Technology Co. Ltd. In Wuxi Jiang Su, China
2006 – Building of two new factories in China (production service 20.000 m²)
2011 – Acquisition of “Protechna” in Germany. Active in Quality assurance in textiles.
2013 – Acquisition of Cobble in UK. Tufting machine manufacturer
2013 – starting up of aluminium foundry in Nanjing China.
2014 – Acquisition of JTS Italy – manufacturer of harnesses for flat and velvet weaving machines
2014 – start up of first Van de Wiele extrusion line
2015 – Acquisition of “Superba SA” in France –manufacturer of heat-setting and space-dyeing machines
2016 – Establishment of Cobble – Van de Wiele LTD Co. Ltd. – Production of spare parts and gauges for tufting machines
2017 – Establishment of Van de Wiele (China) Textile Machinery Co. Ltd. – Production of jacquard machines for the Chinese market..
2019 – Acquiring a majority position in the Bejimac group, – manufacturer of textile finishing machines
2021: Acquisition of “SAVIO GROUP” in Italy – the world leader in the yarn finishing sector, operating in the design, manufacturing and distribution of winding machines, quality control devices and electronic boards for the textile industry. It has factories in Italy, China, India, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland.