Ground-breaking Ceremony Tech-Hub Gernlinden
Phytron to move onto new company premises at the turn of the year
The ground-breaking ceremony on 14th April 2023 has laid the foundation for the Tech-Hub Gernlinden, from where Gernlinden will bring more movement into space.
One of the main tenants of the 8.000 sqm industrial property is Phytron GmbH, which is proud to call itself the leading manufacturer of stepper motors for Mars.
Phytron Stepper Motor in James Webb Space Telescope
The James Webb Space Telescope developed by Space Agencies in Europe, USA and Canada is meant to research the oldest galaxies in the universe. On board is a Phytron geared stepper-motor specifically developed for cryogenic applications. The actuator drives the novel cryogenic refocusing mechanism (RMA) in the NIRSpec (Near Infrared Spectrograph).