Our History

zub machine control AG has become part of the maxon motor group, effective immediately. Dieter Bieler will remain at zub AG in an advisory role.

zub AG wird member of maxon motor group

With our products and 30 years of experience in motion control and multi-axis controllers for industry automation, we will enrich maxon motor's portfolio in the area of complete system solutions

The new controller generation MACS5 with its flagship become well-established on the market.

MACS5 FamilyThese high performance motion control modules control among others high bay warehouses, synchronize flying saws, position workpieces within micrometer, label and perforate on-the-fly, and much more besides.

As an engineering service provider for OEM products as well as for customized applications our people can lend all their expertise and experience.

PraxisseminarAnd they like it to share their know-how in praxis orientierted workshops, for example in the seminar state machines.

The development department has continued to grow, making the premises in Kastanienbaum too confined.

zub AG moves again!

The new company premises in Rothenburg offer more space for discussion and the presentation of ideas.

The core competencies of zub AG now include one-and multi-axis positioning, drive synchronization and CAN and EtherCAT networking; the products include positioning and synchronization modules, power amplifiers and Danfoss frequency converters and accessories.

The 10,000th MACS3, the follower of the successful MACS2, is shipped.

General manager Dieter Bieler moves to Switzerland with his family, first to Lachen and then a little later to Kastanienbaum near Lucerne.

A new generation of position and synchronization control is developed. The APOSS user interface now runs on Windows and is ported to all new Windows versions. Extensive backwards compatibility is supported.

Moves into a new building in Berlin-Reinickendorf.

Established zub machine control AG in Switzerland as the southern branch for the development, production and distribution of motion controllers.

The following years produce a series of positioning controllers available both in compact housings or using a flexible modular system. These are used worldwide, including the stage control (Stadttheater Hagen), grinding contact lenses (JENOPTIK), universal cutting machines (HAP)

Sonnenteleskop auf Teneriffacardboard creasing and cutting machines (PETERS Maschinenfarik), and in a control system for a Coleostat mirror in a solar telescope on Tenerife (Kiepenheuer Institute für Sonnenphysik).

Founding of the company Z & B in West-Berlin by Eberhard von Zurmühlen and Dieter Bieler to work in the area of applied computer technology.

Development of one-and multi-axis motor controllers such as the MK1 series and MOCON.

APOS mit BahnsteuerungDevelopment of the APOS motion control language under MS DOS along with the