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  • Writer's pictureNATALIA SOUSA

Magnax Announces expansion of Testing and Prototyping Capabilities in Belgium.

Magnax, specialized in developing yokeless axial flux motors, is expanding its prototyping and testing capabilities in Kortrijk. To support future projects, Magnax is continuously investing in R&D resources and expanding its prototype manufacturing capabilities in Kortrijk. With this investment, adjacent to the existing R&D offices, Magnax brings all critical manufacturing and testing capabilities under one roof. The installation of new equipment and the relocation of existing equipment are anticipated to be completed by Q4 2021. The company is expected to employ about 40 people by the end of the year.

With this 400 m² pilot line expansion, state-of-the-art equipment, and a talented team, we are positioning ourselves to take our promising axial flux motor technology to market. Having our R&D resources and manufacturing capabilities under one roof will accelerate the scale up of our prototyping and bring the motors towards industrialization faster”, said Marc Beulque, CEO Magnax Motors BV.

The company says the market for axial flux motors is growing significantly as major automotive players recognize the value of the high power density, high efficiency, and compactness of this technology.

Magnax was founded in 2015 by Peter Leijnen, Daan Moreels, and Kester Goh. The company develops yokeless axial flux motors, which they say is an innovative type of electric motor that can deliver high power density and high efficiency.

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