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.

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 1 May 2012. Vienna-based Kwapil & Co., 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.

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.

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.