Precision electric drives

for medical technology.

for industrial automation.

for aerospace.

for mobility solutions.

for medical technology.

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Precision Drive Systems

We build your custom drive system.

DC and BLDC motors, gearheads, sensors, control electronics, mechatronic drive systems and more. Everything from a single source. All to the highest standards of quality. From individual prototypes to large-scale production.

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maxon Online Shop

Select. Configure. Purchase. Find the perfect drive solution in the maxon online shop.

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Success Stories

Our drives move the world forward.

In the smart factory of the future, on the road, in the air, in the operating room, or in space – there is no room for compromise. Drives from maxon are used whenever precision, efficiency, reliability, and outstanding power in the smallest of spaces are indispensable.

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    “Artificial intelligence is still in its infancy”

    Felix Herger talks about three theses on the subject rescue robots and artificial intelligence.
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    IP65, IP67, IP68…What do protection ratings mean?

    If you are working on a project that calls for an electric motor unit, you will certainly have come across the terms IP65, IP67 and IP68. What do these protection ratings cover? Which protection should be chosen based on your project? Here's a brief answer to these questions.
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    Pharmacies automation & Drive technology

    Laboratory production, packaging, automated drug dispensing machines in the pharmacy: The pharmaceutical sector is starting to automate its entire supply chain, in order to increase productivity. How is motor technology responding to this growing interest in automation?
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Innovation is the beating heart of progress.

Welcome to maxon’s Keynote. We will be diving into three truly exciting and innovative topics that showcase the diversity and versatility of our company’s high-precision drives and systems. Electric Vehicles, Lab Automation and Robotics - all areas in which maxon is making an incredible impact. Enjoy watching.


Latest media releases.

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    maxon presents new product highlights and expanded catalog for 2024/25

    We have the right drive for every application: With the expansion of the 2024/25 product catalog, this is more evident than ever. Scroll through the the online version or order your freshly printed version.
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    High-precision exhibit with unwavering drive

    maxon will be present at the Hannover Messe from April 22nd to 26th. In Hall 6, Booth C47, we will not only showcase brand-new products but also demonstrate ceramic applications and our wheel drive. Find out what else visitors can look forward to here. 
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  • Press release

    Five innovations from maxon for SPS 2023

    Drive specialist, maxon, is launching five exciting new products at the exhibition in Nuremberg. Among the highlights are the IDX 56 industrial motors combined with angular gearheads and absolute encoders. maxon is also introducing the ESCON2 Module 60/30, a next-generation servo controller featuring the latest technology. Another notable innovation is a sterilizable and high-torque version of the configurable GPX HP gearhead. Rounding off the range of new products is the expanded EC frameless DT motor portfolio and the TSX RIO optical encoder, which is now also available for maxon’s EC-i 40 and EC-i 52 motors.
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Join our team.

We are the driving force for cutting-edge technologies, creating sustainable value for our partners and the world we live in. The maxon Group offers exciting opportunities worldwide for launching and progressing your career. 



A passion for quality and innovation. Since 1961.

We believe that technology can make the world a better place for everyone. This is why maxon has been synonymous with exceptional quality and innovation since 1961. As a leading manufacturer of precise electric drive systems, we are active worldwide, employing 3,200 people in 41 countries. Here you can learn more about our values, our high quality standards, and our history.