Mobility automation

Assembly and system solutions

We provide custom assembly and system solutions for anything that has to do with mobility. We develop innovative applications, in particular for the automobile industry, that allow our customers to serve people’s growing demands for modern mobility. Our portfolio includes assembly systems for almost all products produced within the automobile and automobile supplier industries as well as for the important automobile market segments such as drive trains, chassis, interior and exterior, and components. We also develop handling and feeding solutions, such as the linear feeder or transfer bar for press automation, in order to guarantee our customers the greatest flexibility in their production.

Strategy in the mobility automation unit

  • Development and expansion of a global network on three continents (Europe, Americas, Asia) for automobile customers with requirements
  • Further development of our product portfolio for e-mobility and hybrid drive systems
  • Expand our expertise in electronics and sensor technology
  • Geographic expansion of business activity by suitable acquisitions

MAX companies in the mobility automation unit

ELWEMA Automotive GmbH
IWM Automation GmbH
MA micro automation GmbH
Mess- und Regeltechnik Jücker GmbH
NSM Magnettechnik GmbH
MAX Automation (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
MAX Automation North America Inc.
ELWEMA Automotive GmbH

ELWEMA Automotive GmbH, headquartered in Ellwangen/Jagst (Baden-Württemberg), develops and produces innovative and highly flexible solutions in cleaning, testing, and assembly technology. The focus here is on engines, transmissions, and steering.

This MAX subsidiary has a strong market position and is globally active in working with notable automobile manufacturers.

Focus Cleaning, testing, and assembly technology
Locations Ellwangen/Jagst, Monschau
Founded 2006
MAX share / since 100 % / 2013
Employees (2017) 180
Managing Director Antonio Alvarez Vega

IWM Automation GmbH

IWM Automation GmbH, headquartered in Porta Westfalica (North Rhein-Westphalia), Bermatingen (Baden-Württemberg), and Katowice in Poland, is an established specialist for special purpose machine engineering. The company provides innovative, custom production systems from one source. An essential sector here is the development and manufacture of partially and fully automated assembly lines for transmissions, clutches, and steering.

This MAX subsidiary is partnered with notable international automobile manufacturers and their suppliers and enjoys an excellent reputation in the industry.

Focus Assembly, welding, conversion, modulation,
and testing technology
Locations Porta Westfalica, Bermatingen,
Katowice (Polen)
Founded 1978
MAX share / since 100 % / 1998
Employees (2017) 258
Management Director Michael Wotschke

MA micro automation GmbH

MA micro automation GmbH, headquartered in St. Leon-Rot (Baden-Württemberg), specializes in automation solutions in micro-assembly. This company develops and produces customer-specific production automation systems for driver assistance systems, precision plug connections, and sensors for the automobile supplier industry. 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 automobile industry as well as other industries.

Focus Micro assembly systems for actuators,
Sensors and optical systems
Locations St. Leon-Rot, Singapur
Founded 2010
MAX share / since 100 % / 2013
Employees (2017) 122
Managing Director Joachim Hardt

Mess- und Regeltechnik Jücker GmbH

Mess- und Regeltechnik Jücker GmbH, headquartered in Dillingen (Saarland), plans, develops, delivers, and services measurement and control systems as well as drive and automation systems. Jücker operates as a special supplier of software and control technology and has an excellent reputation as a systems integrator and control system provider for complex automation processes.

As a supplier to the MAX subsidiary NSM Magnettechnik in Olfen, Jücker serves customers in the automobile industry in particular. Customers at the Dilligen location come from the chemical and steel industries as well as power plants, smelters, cement factories, and transport technology companies.

Focus Measurement and control systems as well as
drive and automation systems.
Locations Dillingen, Olfen
Founded 1986
MAX share / since 100 % / 1998
Employees (2017) 88
Managing Director Jens Ohnholz

NSM Magnettechnik GmbH

NSM Magnettechnik GmbH, headquartered in Olfen (North Rhein-Westphalie), is a leading technological system provider of high-speed handling systems for metal. In so doing, NSM handles the construction, production, and distribution for developing and constructing customer-specific conveyor systems and special purpose machines.

As a market and technology leader, NSM stands at the side of its customers operating globally in numerous product areas with future-oriented and reliable automation systems.

Focus High-speed handling systems for metal, in
particular in the areas of press and packaging
automation as well as conveyor systems
Locations Olfen
Founded 1959
MAX share / since 100 % / 1990
Employees (2017) 208
Managing Director Jens Ohnholz

MAX Automation (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

MAX Automation (Shanghai) specializes in industrial automation/integration. They key market is the automobile supplier industry. 80% of customers are Chinese and international OEM and Tier 1. In addition, MAX Automation (Shanghai) supplies additional industries with systems and machines for automated assembly. The company’s expertise lies in assembly, testing, robot cells, material handling, and simulation.

With MAX Automation (Shanghai), the MAX Group possesses an established player with its own locations in China, the largest automobile market in the world.

Focus Automation and integration of systems,
primarily in assembly, testing, robot cells,
material handling, and simulation
Locations Shanghai, Changchun, Chongqing und Wuhan
Founded 2011
MAX share / since 51 % / 2018
Employees (2017) 200
Managing Director Roger Lee, Alexander Fuchs
MAX Automation North America Inc.

MAX Automation North America Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia (USA), is still 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, this group company will serve customers in the Midwest from the automotive and health care industries.

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