maxon motor Group Enhances its Global Network

The worldwide leading provider in precision drives and systems is integrating its long-time sales partner, Kwapil &Co, into the maxon motor Group. With this step, maxon motor is further strengthening its presence in Austria.

Since Kwapil was founded in 1975, the company has enjoyed success in the distribution of drive technology and electronics. Under the management of electrical engineer Kurt Kwapil, the company has specialised in providing its customers with optimised, custom-manufactured drive solutions. maxon motor is convinced that by bringing Kwapil into the corporate group, it will be able to expand its market share in Austria, where the level of customer support plays a particularly critical role. "The drive technology sector is very dynamic. In Austria, we will now be even closer to our customers and have additional flexibility in catering to their needs," explains Eugen Elmiger, CEO of maxon motor.

The engineers and specialists at Kwapil are closely familiar with maxon’s wide product range of brushless and brushed DC motors, gearheads, and control electronics. Since the 1980s, maxon motor and Kwapil have successfully cooperated in areas such as medical technology, industrial automation, and robotics. In addition to maxon products, Kwapil will continue to distribute its current portfolio of drive technology.

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, and the automotive and aerospace industry.

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