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08 January 2021

In 2018 Swiss manufacturer maxon motor acquired the UK’s largest manufacturer of Geared Electric Motors, Parvalux. Founded in 1947 by LJ Clark, Parvalux has three manufacturing sites in the UK comprising 200+ Employees. Major markets include healthcare, leisure, mobility, transport and industrial applications.

What’s new and what’s different?

The acquisition allows Irish and UK customers to access an unrivalled range of DC geared motor solutions and technical expertise. Maxon and Parvalux share much of the same company ethos that makes the acquisition an excellent fit. Both companies are family-run businesses with heavy investment in the design of innovative, geared electric motor solutions. Maxon and Parvalux offer the sale of geared motors at low volume direct from the factory. Close partnerships with OEM’s are desirable as this allows for a carefully selected solution that matches the needs of the customer. Some impressive outcomes of the acquisition include the following:

Interchangeable combinations

Maxon’s compact, high-power density, brushed and brushless motors can be fitted to the Parvalux range of gearheads, reducing the overall footprint. This is particularly interesting for many applications such as e-mobility, where size, weight and cost optimization are critical factors in sound design.