The world in motion

Welcome to maxon's corporate blog

maxon 07.08.2020
Merita Lluhani ist zweifache Mutter und hat bei Maxon eine «späte Lehre» als Automatikmonteurin EFZ absolviert. Wir… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
maxon 04.08.2020
The #Ingenuity Helicopter is on its way to Mars. Florbela Costa, project manager in our SpaceLab Team, can't wait t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Maxon Inside
Maxon Inside

“A result of global collaboration”

The IDX is a new compact drive consisting of a motor, gearbox, and controller. The responsible sales engineer Sébastien Gissien explains why maxon is taking a different approach with this product and which markets will benefit from the new drive.
Me and the machine
Story

Me and the machine

Paralyzed people can learn to walk again with the aid of electromechanical exoskeletons. However, it’s not easy. It takes a lot of engineering and hard training.
Story
Story

A strong impression

Hardness testers are used to check whether materials have the desired characteristics. These days, this is done in a fully automated, networked process.
Story
Story

Smart Gripper for Small Collaborative Robots

Providing the right motor for small precision devices can be challenging.
Maxon Inside
Maxon Inside

energy to go

No matter if it’s a flashlight or a Tesla: They don’t work without a battery. maxon recently started a small but excellent workshop for manufacturing lithium-ion battery packs.
Story
Story

maxon joins Emirates Team New Zealand as Official Supplier

Current Defenders of the America’s Cup, Emirates Team New Zealand, will be competing in the 36th America’s Cup. maxon motors’ technical assistance will be a key factor towards success.
Story
Story

Engineered to the last pour

Where motion is the key to a great cup of coffee, duplicating the precision and reliability of the motion of a person’s hand, wrist, and elbow require a unique robotic design.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

Sensorless control of brushless motors

Many applications would benefit from a brushless motor without a sensor. There are various options for realizing this. A method developed by maxon is now setting new standards for precision and reliability.
Urs Kafader
Urs Kafader Head of Training at maxon
Electric motors in passenger aircrafts
Story

Electric motors in passenger aircrafts

In passenger aircraft, numerous small electric motors are taking over tasks that used to be performed mechanically or hydraulically. This is a rapidly growing trend.
Young Engineers Program
Young Engineers Program

A robot inspired by worms

Five young engineers want to take a sewer rehabilitation robot to the market—with a new approach, inspired by nature.
Guest Blog
Guest Blog

A fossil as a friend

Biorobotics specialist Kamilo Melo on developing robots that walk like real animals.
Maxon Inside
Maxon Inside

A spotless room

Medical technology has no tolerance for error. This is why maxon micromotors are made in certified cleanrooms. This kind of special facility takes significant effort to build.
Story
Story

The bionic glove

A stroke, an accident — and suddenly your hand no longer works as it should. A novel product by two medical technicians promises help.
Maxon Inside
Maxon Inside

To stay on top, you must keep evolving

maxon Group CEO Eugen Elmiger about the necessity of change in the digital age.
Story
Story

Robots in the vineyard

In France’s Bordeaux region, autonomous robots ensure that the wine is organically good.
Load more