Life Science Automation

GMP-compliant assembly systems and services for medical technology

We develop high-quality assembly solutions for medical technology. This includes, for example, production systems for contact lenses, stents, insulin pens, and auto-injectors. Additionally, we support our customers by providing comprehensive services when meeting quality guidelines as well as when validating medical and pharmaceutical production.

We work according to GMP regulations (Good Manufacturing Practice), the guidelines for quality assurance of the production processes and environment in the production of pharmaceuticals and active ingredients. Our life science specialists offer individual process consulting, GMP-compliant designs and comprehensive qualification experience. To this end, we provide a precise selection of suitable technology and system partners, thus guaranteeing decisive added value for our customers.

Development, validation, and series production of opto-electronic modules

The MAX Group develops, validates, and produces, in series, miniaturized and complex opto-electronic modules. In doing so, we take on the complete chain of services for our customers: from the design to prototyping all the way to series production. Our portfolio also includes assembly systems for optical components as well as testing systems for fully automatic optical inspection.

Strategy for the life science automaton unit

  • Expand the customer base for the health care and life science
  • Further development the standard machine business
  • Expand the growing markets in Asia and the USA
  • Strengthen business units by suitable acquisitions

MAX companies in the life science automation unit

AIM micro systems GmbH
MA micro automation GmbH
MAX Automation North America Inc.
AIM micro systems GmbH

AIM Micro Systems GmbH, headquartered in Triptis (Thuringia) develops and produces technologies to manufacture opto-electronic modules and micro-optical components. Customers are primarily from the medical technology and sensor industries. The company is exemplified by its flexibility, speed, innovative strength, and high quality as well as its efficiency.

In optical systems technology, the company covers the areas of conventional optics (up to 30 mm in size), micro-optics, the MEMS (Microelectromechanical Systems), product development, prototype construction, and series production.


Focus Technologies to manufacture opto-electronic
modules and micro-optic components
Location Triptis
Founded 2012
MAX share / since 100 % / 2013
Employees (2017)
Managing Director Dr. Andreas Fischer

MA micro automation GmbH

MA micro automation GmbH, headquartered in St. Leon-Rot (Baden-Württemberg), specializes in automation solutions in micro-assembly. The focus here is on developing and constructing assembly systems for optical components such as lenses, prisms, lasers, and camera modules, as well as for medical devices such as contact lenses, insulin pens, and auto-injectors. In doing so, MA micro automation meets the highest technological requirements with regard to assembly speed, precision, and quality.

Its well-known customer base includes notable OEM and Tier 1 companies from the medical technology industry as well as other industries.


Focus Assembly systems for optical components as well
as for medical devices
Location  St. Leon-Rot, Singapore
Founded 2010
MAX share / since   100 % / 2013
Employees (2017)  122
  Managing Director  Joachim Hardt

MAX Automation North America Inc.

MAX Automation North America Inc. in Atlanta, Georgia (USA) is currently being set up and will serve as the operating platform (business hub) for multiple companies within the MAX Group in the industrial automation segment. The company has employees in the areas of service, commissioning, assembly, and sales.

From Atlanta, the group companies will serve customers in the Midwest from the automotive and health care industries.

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