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Strategies to Prevent Component Shortages During a Crisis

In 2020, manufacturers found themselves suddenly in the middle of a global crisis with COVID-19. Its effects have been varied, but deep. Here are some ideas for recovery.
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The Colossus robot on the front line against Covid-19

A powerful, reliable and robust "Swiss knife" robot. Fitted with maxon motors, these versatile robots are also capable of supporting the unit in large-scale incidents.
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Maxon Inside

Digitization needs to pay off

Industry 4.0 has been a hot topic at maxon since the drive specialist introduced configurable drives. Now we’re continuing to drive digitization – but not at all costs.
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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.
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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.
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Maxon Inside

To stay on top, you must keep evolving

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

“The differences are huge”

Hydraulic systems are increasingly being replaced by electric systems in aerospace. Aerospace project manager Robin Phillips knows why – and provides an outlook into the future.
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Expert Blog

Challenge us!

Electrical engineer Felix Herger on environmental simulations to test the robustness of drive systems.
Felix Herger
Felix Herger Sales Manager
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Lab automation with maxon DC motors

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Ready for take off!

Electrical engineer Felix Herger on DC motors in aircrafts.
Felix Herger
Felix Herger Sales Manager
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Expertise

Advantages and practical applications of high-resolution encoders

Which applications benefit most from high-resolution encoders?
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Expert Blog

Encoder Selection – part three: Speed Control

Urs Kafader on how to choose the right encoder for your application.
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Urs Kafader Head of Training at maxon
“Women in technology: take a risk”
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“Women in technology: take a risk”

Two female maxon engineers talk about their experience in a male dominated field.
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Maxon Inside

Taking a closer look at blood

High-tech machines analyze human blood samples, detect coagulation disorders and thus help to save lives.
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Playing with water

A look at maxon Germany, where engineers work on complex solutions for gigantic water shows.
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