• maxon showcases five powerful compact drives at SPS 2022

    maxon is launching five new products at the upcoming SPS trade fair in Nuremberg. All products are designed with particularly efficient use of resources and compactness in mind. They include the ECX SPEED 8 motors with pin connection, the integrated ENX 32 MILE encoder for drives from the ECX flat motor series with 32 mm diameter, as well as the powerful IDX 56 and 70 industrial drives. Now there are even more technical solutions available for extremely compact and tight spaces.

  • Cybathlon & maxon: the Gold Partnership

    Drive specialist maxon has been part of the Cybathlon right from the start. Without hesitation, maxon also joined the third edition – as a Gold Partner.

  • maxon opens a sales company in Mexico

    maxon is strengthening its global presence and extending its sales network, with a new sales office in Monterrey, Mexico, to provide customer service locally. maxon is known not only for its precision and reliability but also for its proximity to customers.

  • The world’s lightest electric mountain bike features maxon BIKEDRIVE AIR

    With the new Lightrider E Ultimate, Swiss bicycle manufacturer Thömus is launching the world's first full-suspension cross-country electric mountain bike weighing less than 15 kilograms. This record-breaking weight is made possible by the small and efficient maxon BIKEDRIVE AIR drive in the extremely lightweight Thömus ultra-high modulus carbon frame.

  • Record sales at maxon despite Corona crisis

    maxon reaches a record-breaking year of revenue in 2021. Contributors included, a strong growth in Europe and Asia, numerous new products launched and incoming orders at an all-time high.

    Sachseln, Switzerland. – The maxon Group announces its tremendous revenue gains in 2021. Compared with the previous year, the revenue grew by 13.2% to a new record level of CHF 626.5 million (from CHF 553.5 million in the previous year). In addition, in the current year, the volume of orders in hand is the highest it has ever been in the more than 60 years of the company’s existence.

  • Highlights from the new maxon product catalog

    The arrival of spring also marks the release of maxon’s 2022/2023 catalog, with 592 pages and the latest in drive technology. One of the highlights? A radiation-resistant GAMA encoder.

  • maxon joins Thömus cross-country team

    Swiss bicycle manufacturer Thömus and drive specialist maxon are entering into a partnership in cross-country cycling. As part of this cooperation, maxon is providing its e-bike platform to Thömus as the basis for an electric mountain bike for World Cup training. They also plan to make this bike available to the retail trade in the future.

  • New members join the management team of the maxon Group

    Stefan Müller has been appointed Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the maxon Group. Previously head of the Mobility Solutions business unit, he will take up his post on January 1, 2022. Also, this summer, Andreas Richter joined the Group's management as Chief Operations Officer (COO).

  • maxon adds dynamism to robotic drives

    maxon presents a new frameless BLDC motor with matching encoder that really comes into its own in dynamic applications. At the same time, we are also presenting a new series of ECX flat motors for a wide range of robotics applications. This heralds the arrival on the market of several solutions for design engineers grappling with tight spaces.

  • DRIVEN pays a visit to the robot on four legs

    Wherever it goes, it is sure to attract attention. The red walking robot ANYmal, on the cover of the maxon magazine DRIVEN, represents the increasing number of inspection robots in use worldwide.

  • maxon inaugurates Technology Center IV and invests in renewable energies

    In Obwalden (Switzerland), maxon has invested CHF 16 million into erecting a new production building at the exact same location where everything started 60 years ago. Where shearing foils were made back in the day, precision drive systems for high-tech applications are now produced.

  • The first e-road bikes and e-MTBs with the lightweight maxon BIKEDRIVE AIR have arrived

    Italian premium road bike manufacturer Cipollini and Swiss bike manufacturer TRANSALPES launch their new lightweight e-bikes with the maxon BIKEDRIVE AIR. The Cipollini Flusso is a performance e-road bike that weighs only 10.7 kg. With a weight of less than 16 kg, the TRANSALPES E1 sets standards in the electrified trail and enduro segment. Both e-bikes put a natural feel at the center of the riding experience.

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