• maxon drives are heading to the Red Planet with NASA's Perseverance rover

    In July, NASA will be sending its fifth rover to Mars. Its main mission is to collect soil samples that will be analyzed on Earth at a later time. The rover will also carry a helicopter that will perform the first flights on the Red Planet. maxon's precision DC and BLDC motors will be used for numerous mission-critical tasks.

  • maxon posts record results for 2019

    Sachseln/Obwalden - The maxon Group, based in Sachseln (Switzerland), set a new record with its results for 2019. Compared to the previous year, the company increased its revenue by around CHF 40 million, to CHF 567.8 million. (+7.9 %). This means that the maxon Group has more than doubled its revenue in the past ten years. The growth in revenue was achieved by permanently expanding the company's markets and customer base, which required regular investments and targeted development of human resources. In 2019, maxon invested more than CHF 40 million in mobile tangible assets and in building new office and production facilities. By the end of the year, maxon had more than 3,050 employees at nine production sites and sales companies in more than 30 countries. In spite of being as innovative as ever, maxon estimates that there will be a significant drop in revenue in 2020, due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • New miniature drives for medical robots and multi-axis systems

    maxon is once again expanding its range of configurable drives with more brushless DC motors, gearheads, and encoders from the ECX series. There is also news on positioning controllers in the micro segment.

  • A wide variety of high-performance drives

    maxon, high precision drive specialist, launches high-torque product innovations this Spring. These include higher performance flat motors, drives with higher torque output, and new additions to the GPX gearbox family.

  • The Cybathlon special issue magazine is now available.

    In Zurich on May 2nd and 3rd, pilots will be navigating obstacle courses with the aid of assistance systems as they battle for victory in Cybathlon. maxon has devoted a special magazine to this event and asks: Where is the development of prosthetic devices heading? How do you build an exoskeleton? Which of the six different disciplines is the Cybathlon founder’s favorite?

  • maxon is flying to the Sun

    In February, Solar Orbiter will start its mission to provide scientists with new data about the Sun. Swiss research and engineering have played a significant role in the construction of the space probe – including drives from maxon.

  • Even stronger, even smaller

    A powerful compact drive, new momentum in medical and aerospace technology, and an unusual snake: maxon will be showing this and much more at the SPS exhibition in Nuremberg from November 26th - 28th.

  • "driven" explains the factory of the future

    Digitization and automation will completely change the way we develop and produce products. But what exactly does that mean? And what is behind the terms commonly used to refer to the smart factory? This issue of driven – the maxon motor magazine – provides answers to these questions.

  • Swiss racer Sébastien Buemi is now a member of the maxon family

    Drive specialist maxon and Swiss car racer Sébastien Buemi team up to share their passion for precision, efficiency, and e-mobility.

  • maxon revenues exceed CHF 500 million for the first time

    maxon group increases revenues to CHF 526.3 million. (+14.7%)—Revenues up by 150 million over past four years—Number of employees increases to 3,000—New production site opened in Taunton, USA—Unbroken power of innovation—Moderate growth of 2 to 3% expected for this year

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