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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
To stay on top, you must keep evolving
maxon Group CEO Eugen Elmiger about the necessity of change in the digital age.
“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.
Electrical engineer Felix Herger on environmental simulations to test the robustness of drive systems.