maxon motor acquires zub machine control AG

Rothenburg-based zub machine control AG has become part of the maxon motor Group, effective immediately.

With this move, maxon is expanding its product portfolio to include intelligent multi-axis controllers. Thereby taking a further step toward becoming a one-stop system provider.

Looking forward to their shared future (left to right): Eugen Elmiger (CEO of maxon motor), Dieter Bieler (zub machine control) and Uwe Oeftiger (new general manager of zub machine control) ©maxon motor ag

The two new owners of zub machine control AG (left to right): Bianca Braun and Karl-Walter Braun (president of the board of directors of maxon motor group) as well as the former owners Dieter and Kerstin Bieler.

zub’s customers will also benefit

”We are delighted that zub machine control is joining the maxon Group,” commented Eugen Elmiger, CEO of maxon motor. Both companies will gain from this move. zub now has a powerful partner behind it. Zub’s customers will benefit from one-stop system solutions, plus the maxon motor Group’s worldwide sales network. In turn, maxon motor is expanding its range of products and its expertise. The development of the all-inclusive motion control solutions and the business operations will be synchronized with the specialists at maxon and zub machine control. The executive management of zub will be entrusted to Dr. Uwe Oeftiger, who already heads maxon’s advanced robotics & systems business unit. Dieter Bieler, the company’s previous general manager, will remain at zub in an advisory role.

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