Precise drive systems by maxon

When it really matters.

maxon stands for quality and innovation. Since 1961. As a leading manufacturer of precise electric drive systems, the maxon Group operates worldwide. Our products save lives on Earth and move robots in space.

What we value

We turn ideas into sustainable and value-driven solutions and help our customers to move the world forward. Together, we redefine the boundaries of technology and precision to build next-generation drive systems that propel people today and tomorrow.

Who we are

A team that is passionate about electric drives.

We are 3200 employees around the world. We work in various disciplines but with a common goal: to make exceptional drive technology even better. A prerequisite for our success is our team culture based on mutual trust, cooperative collaboration, and open, respectful communication.

What we do

We drive the world.

We develop drives that are among the best in the world. In close collaboration with our customers, we create high-precision systems that are utilized worldwide in medical technology, aerospace, robotics, mobility solutions, and Industry 4.0 applications. We strive to be the industry leader for customized drive technologies and services.


Perfect solutions from a single source.

For over 60 years, we have been developing our technology with a focus on the future. We refuse to be bound by the limits of what others deem possible or impossible. We view transformative technologies as a chance to create sustainable value for the world of tomorrow. To accomplish this, we make targeted investments in research and innovation, and have our own test laboratories, innovation labs at renowned universities, and state-of-the-art assembly and automation technologies.



Swiss quality. Worldwide.

We develop pioneering drive systems and produce Swiss quality at all our locations. Our aim is to pursue excellence in all areas of our business and captivate our customers with state-of-the-art technology. For us, product and production are inseparable. At eight global locations, we produce all the essential components of our drive systems on self-developed machines and production lines. This guarantees the highest standards and conformity in serial production.


We take responsibility.

We do not just want to develop solutions for our customers, we also want to be part of the solution to a global problem. Whether it is carbon offsetting, recycling valuable resources, or harnessing solar power, we are constantly seeking new approaches to continuously improve our own sustainability performance and environmental footprint as a manufacturing company.