Precision electric drives

for medical technology.

for industrial automation.

for aerospace.

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.

  • Media Release

    maxon presents precision electric drive systems for aerospace at Farnborough International Airshow

    maxon will present its range of DC motor drive systems for aerospace, space, and drone industries at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow, 22-26 July, on Stand 4028. maxon UK & Ireland’s dedicated engineering team will guide design engineers in drive system specification for applications in fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), drones, space rovers, and satellites.
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  • 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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  • Media Release

    maxon UK Drive Technology Insight attracts over 100 engineers

    maxon UK & Ireland’s Drive Technology Insight 2024 event attracted over 100 engineers to the Williams F1 Conference Centre last week for a day of DC motor technology presentations and engineering discussion. Taking place on Wednesday 15 May, 120 engineers attended drive technology seminars and took part in one-to-one application design talks.
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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.