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MaxBotix Inc. Company History

MaxBotix has experienced steady continued growth since the company first began.

You may also view the growth of our products in the product history.

January 2004

MaxBotix Technologies begins product development.

October 2005

MaxBotix Technologies contracts a small independent electronic assembly company, Wielen Electronics, to handle the light electronic assembly and shipping operations.

December 2005

MaxSonar-EZ1™ sales begin.

July 2006

MaxBotix Technologies incorporates and streamlines company assembly operations by acquiring Wielen Electronics.

2007 to 2010

MaxBotix Inc., headquarters and production operations move to larger facility to meet increased sales demand.

  • July 2007
  • August 2008
  • April 2009
  • April 2010
April 2011

MaxBotix Inc., completes an expansion project at the current facility to meet increased sales demand.

May 2011

MaxBotix Inc., launches redesigned website to better serve our customers.

September 2012

MaxBotix Inc., acquires a 22,000 sq ft facility to support the continued growth.

May 2013

MaxBotix Inc., begins full operations in 10,000 sq ft of the new facility.

April 2015

MaxBotix Inc., begins expansion planning for utilizing the remaining 12,000 sq ft.

August 2015

MaxBotix Inc., makes the Inc. 5000 list as one of America’s fastest growing private companies.

Author: Kathy Kostal  Date: 08-31-2016
Inc 5000 Maxbotix Logo Inc. Magazine Unveils 35th Annual List of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies–the Inc. 5000. MaxBotix Inc., Ranks No. 1752 on the 2016 Inc. 5000 with Three–Year Sales Growth of 213%.
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Author: Cody Carlson  Date: 08-02-2016
Raspberry Pi 2 board MaxSonar sensors offer a variety of outputs including TTL serial data. This tutorial guides you through the process of setting up your Raspberry Pi 3 with a MaxBotix sensor. Click here for full article.
Author: Scott Wielenberg  Date: 07-26-2016
Full Horn Housing MaxBotix offers an expanded range of packaging options for many of our sensors. Each option provides unique benefits to certain mounting integrations. This article provides a brief overview of each option.
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Author: Scott Wielenberg  Date: 07-18-2016
Sensor is Tested When providing support, our technical support team may determine that further testing at our facility is the best way to help resolve the issue that you are facing. At this point, they will start the Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) process. This article will explain what you can expect as your ultrasonic sensor travels through our RMA process.
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Author: Scott Wielenberg  Date: 07-11-2016
Typical Wall Pipe Many customers have requested the option to mount an ultrasonic sensor in a pipe. During the testing and development cycle, we discovered a number of considerations and requirements that must be met for the application to be successful. When all of these are met, a user may be able to achieve the desired level of success for measuring the liquid level inside of a pipe.
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Author: Jenney Grover  Date: 06-28-2016
one of the options for outputs On April 19th, we welcomed our supporters to join us for the Grand Opening of the Build Out. Bob and Nita Gross gave a tour of the build out and their vision for the space. We continue to be in awe of the support from our community, our employees, our distributors, and our customers. Thank you for the many years of support, and we look forward to serving you in the years to come.
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