• Predicting future changes in water quality

    How maxon helped Dublin City University engineer new technology for monitoring aquatic environments

    As the impact of climate change and land use continue to harm aquatic environments, it is becoming increasingly important to measure and monitor changes in water quality. When Dublin City University (DCU) Water Institute was developing its new mobile lab technology to help predict future changes in water quality, it turned to precision drive and motor specialist, maxon for help.

  • Maxon takes brushed DC motors to higher temperatures

    Motors capable of operating at high ambient temperatures are nothing new to maxon. The HD (Heavy Duty) brushless DC motor range, developed to operate in ambient temperatures up to 200⁰C, has been on the market for over a decade. Until now, these temperatures were exclusively the domain of brushless motors; maxon has now changed that with the new HT (High Temperature) brushed DC motor.

  • We are growing

    New Sales Engineer for maxon

  • The fourth industrial revolution – changes and challenges

    written by Greg Dutfield, Senior Industrial Sales Engineer

  • Fighting gravity with fluid motion

    When an international law firm looked for an art installation to grace their London headquarters, they turned to sculpture Daniel Chadwick.

  • maxon launches light and invisible e-bike system

    First maxon’s drives flew on Mars in the NASA helicopter - now they're letting bike riders lift off. After several years of development, the company presents the BIKEDRIVE Air – a light and invisible e-bike system consisting of a mid-mounted motor, integrated battery, and control element. It can be used to build extremely lightweight racing, gravel, urban, and mountain bikes. The first bicycles made by maxon customers will be introduced to the market this year.

  • Stable result for maxon in 2020

    Sachseln, Switzerland – The maxon Group based in Sachseln, Switzerland, succeeded in largely keeping its revenue stable in the demanding 2020 financial year, in spite of the difficult market conditions caused by the COVID-19 situation. The revenue amounted to CHF 553.5 million, compared to CHF 567.8 million in the previous year. There were some revenue losses in the automotive and aviation sectors, however, maxon was able to largely compensate this with the huge demand for drives for precise laboratory automation and ventilators in the fight against the coronavirus. This quick pivot required a high degree of flexibility and pragmatism from the management and employees. Undeterred by all the crises of 2020, maxon invested CHF 50.3 million in new factories, machines and systems. The cash flow amounted to CHF 37.1 million, compared to CHF 44.9 million in the previous year. Worldwide, the maxon Group has 3,059 employees at nine production sites.

  • maxon celebrates International Women in Engineering Day

    The women in engineering (WIE) at maxon work eagerly to contribute to the success of advanced technology in the motion control industry. This week in honor of International Women in Engineering Day, June 23, 2021 - maxon wishes to thank these engineering women for their contributions as they continue to help shape the world we live in.

  • maxon Partners with Open-Source Champion Auterion to Galvanize Drone Industry

    Strategic partnership will offer industry changing avionics and propulsion system integration for software-defined drones that mark future of drone scaling.

  • The new language for controllers

    Maxon and ZUB (a maxon company) have created a new easy to learn, programming language.

  • The Mars helicopter makes history – with maxon precision motors

    Space fans are thrilled: NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has successfully completed its pioneering flight on Mars. This is the first time in the history of powered, unmanned spaceflight that a device has flown in a controlled manner on another planet – also thanks to DC motors that have been modified for this challenge.

  • Congratulations to Emirates Team New Zealand – winner of the 36th America’s Cup!

    They have gone and done it again. Emirates Team New Zealand have retained the America’s Cup over the Italian Challenger Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli.


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