• Startups are changing the world

    driven shows how they do it.

    The current issue of driven – the maxon motor magazine – is all about new ideas. In "Making the future happen!", we take an in-depth look at four exciting startups, and two modern soccer robots.

  • The stripped down motor.

    maxon now offers BLDC motors as frameless kits.

    Motors used in robotics must be lightweight while simultaneously providing high torque in order for arms and grippers to move dynamically. This is why Swiss drive specialist maxon motor is offering a new solution: The tried and tested brushless flat motors as frameless kits. This gives rise to a number of benefits.

  • maxon motor acquires zub machine control AG.

    The drive specialist moves closer to becoming a system provider.

  • Once again, NASA relies on maxon technology

    Swiss-made BLDC motors for the Mars 2020 rover

    NASA's next Mars rover will collect soil samples, seal them and deposit them on the Martian surface for future collection and transport back to Earth. Swiss manufacturer maxon motor supplies several drives specifically developed for the task.

  • maxon motor increases revenues – again

    maxon motor group increases revenues to CHF 422.5 million in 2016 – Europe and Swiss home market Switzerland trending up – For the first time, more employees abroad than in Switzerland – Competitive edge due to techology and product initiative – Great start into the new year

  • Endless torque

    The EC-i 52 DC motor by maxon motor

    With their optimized magnetic circuit and special rotor, the new brushless DC motors from maxon deliver an impressive amount of torque. The EC-i 52 drives are considered to be high quality at an attractive price.

  • The micro servo controller for extreme conditions

    New: maxon ESCON Module 50/8 HE.

    A rugged, compact powerhouse: The new ESCON Module 50/8 HE servo controller from maxon motor controls DC motors of up to 750 W, even in the harshest ambient conditions.

  • Electric drives – invisible helpers in our everyday lives

    driven magazine reveals where they are used.

    Precision drive systems can be found in the home, in vehicles, and at work, making our lives simpler and safer. The current issue of driven, the maxon motor magazine, provides interesting insights into the world of drive technology. It also goes in search of an old friend.

  • maxon presents the first sterilizable drive system.

    BLDC motor, gearhead, and encoder from a single source.

    With the ENX EASY, maxon motor is offering a sterilizable encoder for its brushless DC motors for the first time. This opens up a range of new possibilities in medical technology – and it's not the only innovation coming from the Swiss drive specialist.

  • maxon motor builds new Innovation Center

    Company to invest CHF 30 million at its headquarters

    Swiss drive specialist maxon motor is expanding its headquarters in Switzerland. Construction of the new Innovation Center is due to start in February. The building is scheduled to be ready for use by summer 2018. At this location, the company will also develop and manufacture its smallest drives.

  • New partner for maxon dental GmbH

    maxon motor and Straumann announce partnership to produce dental implant components by ceramic injection moulding (ClM).

  • Mars rovers touch down in Lucerne

    maxon motor enters a partnership with the Swiss Museum of Transport

    The Swiss Museum of Transport opens a new space exhibition to the public. Visitors learn about the past and the future of space travel and walk through the landscape of our neighbor planet Mars.

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