Precision electric drives

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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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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 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. For its first product - a propulsive foot prosthesic for people with below-knee amputations - Revival Bionics was looking for the best performing materials. The quality of the products and the know-how of the teams convinced the start-up to rely on maxon for the propulsion. A look back at a successful collaboration.
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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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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.

  • newsproducts_newsPress release

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

    With the introduction of our latest products and the expansion of the catalog for the year 2024/25, maxon once again emphasizes its claim to provide the right drive for every application. Browse through the the online version or order your freshly printed version.
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  • Press release

    New, ultra-compact multi-axis motion controller for robot applications

    maxon has released an ultra-compact, programmable multi-axis motion controller for up to six axes. The new maxon MicroMACS6 master controller provides high performance motion control in a package just 55mm long, enhancing embedded design integration for robot and machine builders. Integration flexibility is achieved with communications interface options including USB, CANopen, and EtherCAT. 
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  • 20240307_maxon_Hannover_Rendering_Kamera1Press release

    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  showcase brand-new products and also demonstrate ceramic applications and our wheel drive. Find out what else visitors can look forward to here. 
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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.