Maxon House
Hogwood Lane
RG40 4QW

maxon are a global manufacturer of DC motors, gearheads and controllers. We offer standard and customised products, as well as completely bespoke systems. maxon’s engineers have years of experience in assisting customers with their projects. From space to medical devices, robotics to drilling, we have expertise in a wide range of applications and industries.


maxon prides itself on quality and maintains the following certifications ISO 9001, EN 9100 for the aerospace industry and ISO 13485 for medical technology.

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maxon now supplying ZUB Motion Control master controllers

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maxon products perform crucial roles in robotic keyhole surgery

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maxon expands range of EtherCAT motion controllers

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Special gearheads benefit medical and robotic projects

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maxon motor group increases revenues

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maxon motor builds new Innovation Centre

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maxon drives help people to walk again

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EPOS4 positioning controller from maxon motor

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Miniature motors replace pneumatics in robotic hand

Deep brain surgery inspired by wasps

Compact underwater DC drives

Maxon brushless DC motor: fast, sterilisable and configurable

maxon's low-noise brushed DC motor makes music

Brushless DC motor for demanding operating room applications

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High-performance drive in a small package from maxon

The importance of inspecting sutures

Compact brushless DC motor selected for medical instrument

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Air-sampling pump using maxon DC motor protects workers' health

The tool of choice for compounding pharmacists

Snake arm robots and Maxon Motor UK

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New miniature rescue robot for Warwick Mobile Robotics

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Positioning controllers now support CANopen interfaces

Drilling to new limits in Antarctica with maxon motors

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ESCON Module 50/4 EC-S servo motor controller

Intelligent prosthetics use Maxon brushed DC motors

Orbital welding bug uses DCX motors

New faster MAXPOS 50/5 EtherCAT positioning motor controller

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Circulatory support without surgery for heart failure patients

Turning food waste into nano-fibres

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Compact servo motors with inductive encoders from Maxon

BLDC motor EC 19 and planetary gearhead GP 19 M

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Maxon motor improves popular motors and gearheads

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Compact positioning controllers are CANopen-compatible

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Maxon Motor achieves ISO 13485 quality standard

Extended range of electronically commutated DC motors

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Electronic commutation supersedes brushed motors

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