Research and development at maxon motor.
Market-oriented and customer-specific: At maxon motor, research and development (R&D) is the basis for future viability.
The R&D activities of maxon motor are directed toward the requirements of the market and the customer. When the combination of standard products does not suffice, we develop custom designs. These can either be product modifications or new developments. Cooperation with institutes of higher education and universities around the world ensures that our drive systems meet the demands of new technology.
maxon motor has R&D departments both at the headquarters in Sachseln (Switzerland) and at the subsidiary in Sexau (Germany). In addition to continuous product development, these departments are responsible for ongoing improvement of manufacturing processes and production and testing systems. Over 8 % of the revenue flows into R&D, where more than 200 of the 1,800 maxon employees work.
Among the areas of technological expertise at maxon motors:
- Five winding technologies for precision DC motors
- Standard und special gearhead engineering
- Injection processes for plastic, metal and ceramics
- Encoder technology
- Electronics and system technology
- Installation and automation technology