maxon motor opens Innovation Centre

After two years of construction, maxon motor ag opened its new Innovation Center at the headquarters in Sachseln, Switzerland. This new innovation center will house the production of microdrives for the medical technology industry.

  • Swiss drive specialist maxon motor is adding another chapter to its ongoing success story: On Friday, November 9, 2018, the new Innovation Centre opened at the company‘s headquarters in Sachseln, Switzerland

Swiss drive specialist maxon motor is adding another chapter to its ongoing success story: On Friday, November 9, 2018, the new Innovation Centre opened at the company‘s headquarters in Sachseln, Switzerland. The new building will provide an environment for the focused collaboration of various research and development departments. The six-story building also offers space for the significantly expanded production of microdrives for use in medical technology. These drives are used in insulin pumps, medication delivery systems, or surgical robots. In order to fulfill the highest quality standards, maxon is integrating state-of-the-art cleanrooms into its production. With these expansions and upgrades, maxon is ready for future growth.

More than 1200 employees currently work at the maxon headquarters. The new Innovation Centre is the fifth building at the site, and it will be connected to the other buildings via footbridges. The new building consists of two basement levels for parking and technical facilities, two production levels, and two office floors. A solar panel system on the rooftop will provide up to 180 megawatt-hours of energy every year. The environment is complemented by trees, bushes, and a biotope.

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