• “driven” explains the factory of the future

    Digitization and automation will completely change the way we develop and produce products. But what exactly does that mean? And what is behind the terms commonly used to refer to the smart factory? This issue of driven – the maxon motor magazine – provides answers to these questions.

  • maxon arrives in Ireland

    Martin Leahy has joined maxon, the global designers and manufacturers of DC drives, as the primary Sales Engineer based in Ireland.

  • Formula E racer Sébastien Buemi is now a member of the maxon family

    Drive specialist maxon and Swiss car racer Sébastien Buemi team up to share their passion for precision, efficiency, and e-mobility.

  • Master Controllers - ZUB Motion Control

    by Amir Janjua, Technical Engineer at maxon UKI

    maxon are known for producing controllers, the ESCON, which is a 4-quadrant speed controller and the EPOS, a digital positioning controller. With the acquisition of ZUB Machine Control AG in 2017, the portfolio of products has now expanded to include master controllers.

  • When to develop your own controller

    Updated article

    At maxon we often hear experienced engineers’ talk of developing their own controller for their application, as it’s perceived as being an easy thing to do and, therefore, a cheaper option. But is it?

  • How to configure an EPOS4 Positioning Controller using EPOS Studio

    By Amir Janjua, Technical Engineer, maxon motor UK&I

    The maxon EPOS4 digital positioning controller is the next generation of powerful CANopen controllers. maxon’s EPOS Studio software is used to configure initial parameters and set up drive systems for commissioning. The following is a guide on configuring the EPOS4 to suit your motor and application by using the EPOS Studio graphical user interface (GUI) interface.

  • maxon revenues exceed CHF 500 million for the first time

    maxon group increases revenues to CHF 526.3 million. (+14.7%)—Revenues up by 150 million over past four years—Number of employees increases to 3,000—New production site opened in Taunton, USA—Unbroken power of innovation—Moderate growth of 2 to 3% expected for this year

  • How e-mobility will change our world.

    The new issue of driven is out!

    It's a silent revolution. However, it can't be stopped: People are increasingly using electrical power for personal transportation and for moving goods, creating new requirements for drive technology.

  • CYBATHLON and maxon: Getting ready for round two.

    One year left before the big event in Zurich.

    The second CYBATHLON is going to take place on May 2 and 3, 2020. Once again, people with physical disabilities compete against each other in exciting races—supported by state-of-the-art technical assistance systems. There are new challenges for the contestants and the engineers in all disciplines. As a Presenting Partner, maxon is at the forefront.

  • Several changes in the maxon management

    The drive specialist is reorienting itself.

    maxon motor is becoming an international group. This process results in several changes at the management level. At the same time, the Swiss location in Sachseln with its 1200 employees is getting its own local management board.

  • maxon motor opens manufacturing facility in Taunton, MA

    New Facility Expands maxon’s Operations & Capabilities to Service US Customers

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