New distribution structure in Eastern Europe.

The maxon motor Group continues to strengthen its local services and takes over the drive business for maxon drive systems in the Eastern European region from Uzimex AG.

After more than 30 years of successful cooperation in the field of drive technology, Uzimex handed over the exclusive sales and distribution of maxon motor products to the maxon motor Group on May 1, 2012. Vienna-based Kwapil & Co. GmbH, a company of the maxon motor Group, will distribute the precision drives in Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, and Hungary on the Group’s behalf. The maxon motor Group has local offices in Brno in the Czech Republic and Siemianowice in Poland. Detailed contact information is listed at

The Uzimex employees who were previously responsible for the maxon product program, including brushless and brushed DC motors, gearheads and control electronics, will continue their work for the maxon motor Group. “I am especially pleased that the qualified engineers at Uzimex have chosen to stay with us. They possess a wealth of expertise regarding our products and the specific requirements of our customers, and their performance is outstanding,” says Eugen Elmiger, CEO of maxon motor ag.

With 15 sales companies and more than 20 contracted distributors around the globe, maxon motor is present on every continent. More than 2,000 employees work at maxon motor in the development, production and distribution of drive systems for medical applications, industrial automation, instrumentation and inspection, the automotive and aerospace industry, etc.


About maxon motor Australia

maxon motor is the world’s leading supplier of high-precision drive systems. More than 40 years’ experience, constant innovation, top-quality products and competent customer service make maxon motor a reliable partner in the drive technology sector. We are driven by your specific requirements. The product range incorporated in the modular system is comprehensive: Brushed and Brushless DC motors with the unique ironless maxon winding Flat motors with iron cores Planetary gears, spur gears and special gears Sensors (encoders, DC tachos, resolvers) Servo amplifiers, position controllers and control electronics High-tech CIM and MIM components Customer specific drive solutions. maxon motor is a Swiss company headquartered in Sachseln (Central Switzerland) that employs more than 2000 staff worldwide. With 14 sales companies based in over 30 countries, sales partners in another 10 countries and with six production sites, maxon motor are able to provide locally-based and competent customer service. maxon motor helps provide innovative solutions at competitive prices for numerous applications in various markets, such as Medical technology, Industrial automation and robotics, Aerospace industry, Automotive industry, Communication, Consumer applications, Inspection and Instrumentation and Safety engineering. maxon motor Australia is based in Mt Kuring-Gai NSW and our staff will be happy to help you with all your DC motor and technical enquiries.

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