• Planning for Obsolescence

    A development story

    When Sound Leisure were told a vital component would no longer be produced, they turned to maxon to find a solution.

  • maxon develops ultra-efficient UAV drive with startup Flybotix

    maxon has collaborated with drone startup Flybotix to develop performance-optimized brushless DC motors for a new kind of inspection drone. With the know-how gained from this and other projects, maxon is making inroads into the new UAV market, where the reliability and quality of components are becoming more important.

  • A robot on the front line against Covid-19

    To disinfect surfaces without taking risks, the Bataillon de Marins-Pompiers (marine fire service) from Marseille has equipped itself with two Colossus robots. These remote control and highly modular autonomous robots are proving to be valuable assets in the fight against Covid-19. Fitted with maxon motors, these versatile robots are also capable of supporting the unit in large-scale incidents. A report on a heroic collaboration.

  • Covid-19 – 8 tips on how to connect with customers

    by Greg Dutfield, Senior Sales Engineer for Industrial and Mobility

    Why keeping strong business relationships and staying close to your customer in a pandemic is more important than ever.

  • maxon drives fly to the Red Planet with NASA's Perseverance rover

    In the coming weeks, NASA will send its fifth rover to Mars. Its main mission is to collect soil samples that will be analyzed on Earth later. The rover will also carry a helicopter that will perform the first flights on the Red Planet. maxon's precision DC and BLDC motors will be used for numerous mission-critical tasks.

  • Agriculture 4.0

    By Martin Leahy, maxon Sales Engineer for Ireland

    Smart farming, precision agriculture and Agriculture 4.0 involve the integration of advanced technologies into existing farming architecture to increase production efficiency and product quality, as well as reducing overall costs. Inclusion of Smart technologies into Irish agriculture is inevitable with increased pressure placed on farming practices to remain profitable, as well as adhere to environmental regulation.

  • The Technical Who’s Who of maxon UK & Ireland

    This article introduces maxon’s industry experts covering the UK and Ireland. All are qualified engineers, and all are here to help customers' applications be successful.

  • The Future of Aerospace

    By Andrew Gibson, Aerospace Sales Engineer, maxon UK & Ireland

    What will the aerospace industry look like going forward? The skies are eerily silent, as flights are restricted, the aerospace industry is seeing its worst-ever global decline due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As the industry resets to a “new normal”, there will be a continuing push for driving costs down and providing a greener operation. I have been considering how maxon meets the challenge.

  • maxon’s 2020/2021 catalogue

    maxon’s latest catalogue is now available, featuring over 30 new products.

  • I started a new job during lockdown

    By Gaz Satkunathas, Technical Engineer

  • Drives in aerospace technology

    Find out more in this video from Andrew Gibson, maxon’s Aerospace Sales Engineer.


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