• maxon motor builds new Innovation Centre

    Company to invest CHF 30 million at its headquarters

    Drive specialist maxon motor is expanding its headquarters in Switzerland. Construction of the new Innovation Centre is due to start in February. The building is scheduled to be ready for use by summer 2018.

  • New Industry 4.0 grasper increases efficiency

    The Shadow Robot Company used their 20 years’ experience of developing world class robotic hands and thought how they could apply this knowledge to service robots. The result is the Smart Grasping System (SGS), an industrial grasper with built-in intelligence.

  • Modular, multi-functional robots using maxon motors

    Ross Robotics specialises in building unmanned ground vehicles (UGV’s) that replace people where they shouldn’t or can’t work.

  • Configure high-speed drives from your sofa

    The maxon configurator is expanding its offering.

    Never before has it been this simple to put together a customised, high-end drive – either at work or at home: with maxon motor's online configurator. A variety of brushless, high-speed motors and gearheads are now available.

  • maxon drives help people to walk again

    Swiss motors are driving exoskeletons all over the world

    At the first Cybathlon in Zürich, researchers are presenting the world's best exoskeletons – devices that enable paraplegics to walk again. Motors from Switzerland play a central part in this development.

  • Engineer Biren Patel exposes why the industry needs new positioning controllers

    Biren Patel, motion control engineering manager at maxon motor, talks about the company’s new EPOS4 next-generation positioning controllers.

  • Young Engineers Program

    The drive specialist maxon motor has created the Young Engineers Program to work more closely with schools and start-ups. Their innovative projects benefit from discounted drives and expert consulting.

  • Bike. Motor. Fun. Rent.

    maxon is opening an e-bike test centre in Switzerland.

    Last year, maxon motor presented a high-tech motor for e-bikes and caused quite a stir. Because the maxon BIKEDRIVE retrofitting kit is compatible with almost any bicycle. Now the Swiss drive specialist, which is renowned for its participation in missions to outer space, is opening a test center in Obwalden, Switzerland. The goal is to make it a meeting point for ambitious e-bikers.

  • British Antarctic Survey - Client showcase video

    Requirement for a powerful motor with high torque

    British Antarctic Survey contacted maxon motor uk with a requirement for a powerful motor with high torque, in a small diameter, to fit in their ice core drill. They needed to be able to vary the speed and get constant torque even at a slow speed; yet still be able to get the maximum torque.

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