Precision electric drives

for medical technology.

for industrial automation.

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for mobility solutions.

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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.

  • Revival bionics drive.tech 1500x1000maxon Story

    Revolution for bionic prostheses.

    To fully compensate for disability: this is the mission of Revival Bionics. Created in 2021 after 2 years of work, this start-up develops cutting-edge technologies in biomechatronics, that reproduces walking for people with lower limb amputations or paralysis.
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  • inspection_drone_Samir_blurredmaxon Story

    "The transition to BLDC motors was key"

    Samir Bouabdallah is an expert in drone technology and founder of Flybotix, an exciting startup. We've asked him how the drone market will develop, in his opinion, and what is required of the motors in the flying robots?
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  • Mars Helicopter Labmaxon Story

    "We will get incredibly valuable data”

    For the first time, a helicopter will take off from the surface of Mars. Aerospace engineer Matt Keennon explains how this impossible mission became a reality.
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Keynote

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.

News

Latest media releases.

  • Media Release

    maxon boosts research investments despite sales decline

    The strong Swiss franc, the difficult economy, and the late effects of the Covid-19 pandemic are reflected in the maxon Group's 2023 results; sales amounted to CHF 664.4 million last year. Important pillars are the industrial automation business areas with CHF 286 million and medical technology with almost CHF 200 million. A highlight in the past fiscal year was the Indian moon mission, in which maxon motors were used. 
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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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  • Media 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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Careers

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. 

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Company

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. 

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