• Electric drives are taking over in passenger planes

    Now Available: the latest issue of maxon’s driven magazine

    In passenger aircrafts, small electric motors are taking over many tasks that used to be performed mechanically or hydraulically. This is a rapidly growing trend. Welcome on board!

  • More than a 100 square meters of high-tech

    Drive technology connoisseurs can look forward to a number of new maxon products in Nuremberg

    maxon motor unveils exciting new products at the SPS IPC Drives trade fair. The Swiss drive specialist's extensive product portfolio includes three high-end BLDC motors

  • Swiss motor ventures deep under the surface of Mars

    maxon is a part of NASA's InSight mission

    In just a few days, the InSight probe will land on Mars to shed new light on the formation of rocky planets. The mission entails driving a measuring probe five meters deep into the Martian ground. maxon engineers pulled out all the stops to make their motor fit for the job.

  • The first Mars helicopter will fly with maxon’s DC motors

    NASA is again working with maxon motor.

    Two years from now, the US space agency NASA will send a new rover to the Red Planet. Included: a small helicopter, which will take the first aerial photos of Mars. The rotors will be controlled by robust DC motors from Switzerland.

  • maxon motor opens Innovation Center at Lake Sarnen.

    The drive specialist is focusing its competences.

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

  • Sliding Door Drive System

    Compact, Quiet and Programmable

    maxon motor has developed a sliding door drive system. The door drive system is available as a direct drive or with integrated gear.

  • Compact controller communicates via EtherCAT

    The EPOS4 Compact positioning controllers from maxon are ready for effortless, industrial Ethernet connectivity.

    The devices from the successful EPOS4 Compact series can now also be incorporated into EtherCAT networks, thereby creating new opportunities for a huge range of applications.

  • Opportunity is waiting for light

    The 15-year-old Mars rover Opportunity is fighting another sandstorm.

    On July 7, 2003, the NASA twin robot Opportunity embarked on its journey to the Red Planet from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Today, 15 years later, it is still sending life signs back to Earth – despite a heavy sand storm.

  • High Performance Sensorless Control

    Compact wiring and slim design

    maxon motor has developed a sensorless speed and torque control solution called "HPSC".

  • Robotics Business Review Announces the 2018 RBR50 List

    Robotics Business Review (RBR) announces the 2018 RBR50 list and maxon precision motors once again is proud to be recognized as one of the most noteworthy companies in the global robotics industry for 2018.

  • Taking a page out of Natures book

    maxon’s driven magazine takes a look at bionics.

    Engineers from all over the world are getting inspiration from nature and are developing technologies at the highest level, from bionic prostheses, to exoskeletons for children, and even a salamander with a spine.

  • A flat motor for high torque

    maxon’s brushless EC 90 flat motor with 1 Nm.

    maxon's new brushless EC 90 flat motor features maximum torque in a compact design. This and all other drives in this series of motors are now also available with cables.

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