Drives and Controls Bimonthly Digest Archive

Drives and Control Solutions’ Bimonthly Digest is distributed on the first and third Wednesday of each month.
Please download any of our past issues using the links below.

2018 – 2023 Drives and Control Solutions Issues
Transferring Power to the Driven System / Product NewsFebruary 1, 2023
Monthly Product Issue – January 2023January 30, 2023
Industrial Motors Move the World / Product NewsJanuary 18, 2023
Energy Efficiency is the Best Way / Product NewsJanuary 4, 2023
Monthly Product Issue – December 2022December 29, 2022
Articles and Products of 2022December 21, 2022
Improve Industrial Energy Efficiency / Product NewsDecember 7, 2022
Monthly Product Issue – November 2022November 29, 2022
How Do We Energy Transition? / Product NewsNovember 16, 2022
Innovative Fuel Solutions / Product NewsNovember 2, 2022
Monthly Product Issue – October 2022Octoner 28, 2022
The Best of German Automation in Canada / Product NewsOctober 19, 2022
Cables / German Technology Day / Product NewsOctober 5, 2022
Monthly Product Issue – September 2022September 29, 2022
Leadership in Energy Efficiency / Product NewsSeptember 21, 2022
Changes and Strategies / Product NewsSeptember 7, 2022
Monthly Product Issue – August 2022August 30, 2022
Industrial Controls – Canadian Focus / Product NewsAugust 17, 2022
Driving Innovation and Excellence / Product NewsAugust 3, 2022
Monthly Product Issue – July 2022July 28, 2022
Safety Integrity Level Update / Product News July 20, 2022
Efficiency, Safety, and Expertise / Product NewsJuly 6, 2022
Monthly Product Issue – June 2022June 29, 2022
Efficient Solutions for Industry / Product NewsJune 15, 2022
Complete Drive Systems / Product NewsJune 1, 2022
Functional Safety / Industrial Innovations / Product NewsMay 18, 2022
Industrial Connections / Efficiency / Product NewsMay 4, 2022
Keeping Industry Turning Efficiently / Product NewsApril 20, 2022
Driving Industry Success / Product NewsApril 6, 2022
Monthly Product Issue – March 2022March 30, 2022
Solutions for Drives and Controls / Product News March 16, 2022
Driving Industries Forward / Product News March 2, 2022
Monthly Product IssueFebruary 22, 2022
Driving Motion / Product NewsFebruary 16, 2022
Industrial Motor Insights/Product NewsFebruary 2, 2022
Monthly Product IssueJanuary 27, 2022
Ready for Manufacturing/Product NewsJanuary 19, 2022
Progressing Forward/New ProductsJanuary 5, 2022
Featured Products of 2021December 28, 2021
Featured Articles of 2021December 15, 2021
Monthly Product IssueDecember 2, 2021
Servo Considerations / Product NewsDecember 1, 2021
 Smart Solutions / Drive ProgrammingNovember, 17, 2021
Spartan Controls and Mechanical Advantage Announce New Agreement / Product NewsNovember, 3, 2021
Monthly Product Round-UpOctober 29, 2021
VFD’s Reduce Cavitation Risks / Product NewsOctober 6, 2021
Motor Upgrades / Machine SafetySeptember, 15, 2021
Control Systems/ AC MotorsSeptember, 1, 2021
Monthly Product Round-UpAugust 30, 2021
Siemens 2-Pole Electric Motor / Condition MonitoringAugust, 18, 2021
New Partnerships/ Product NewsAugust 4, 2021
Monthly Product Round-UpJuly 29, 2021
Made in Canada/ Powertrain ConsiderationsJuly 7, 2021
Monthly Product Round-UpJune 29, 2021
Motor Operation & Technical Review / Reducing EmissionsJune 16, 2021
Energy Efficiency/ PerformanceJune 2, 2021
Special Product Issue – May 2021May 28, 2021
Condition Monitoring/ Legacy UpgradesMay 19, 2021
Connection Challenge/ IT-OT/ Motor FAQMay 5, 2021
Special Monthly Product IssueApril 27, 2021
VFD Cables/Modularity/Canadian ShiftsApril 21, 2021
Motor Maintenance/ HVAC and IT/ Product NewsApril 7, 2021
Special Monthly Product IssueMarch 26, 2021
Proper Motor Selection/ A Look Into a Rewinding Shop/ Product NewsMarch 17, 2021
Winch Control/ Unplanned Downtime/ Product NewsMarch 3, 2021
Special Product IssueFebruary 25, 2021
Predictive Maintenance/ Motor Maintenance Video/ Product NewsFebruary 17, 2021
Bearing Considerations/ Machine Safety/ Product NewsFebruary 3, 2021
Special Product IssueJanuary 28, 2021
Adapted Connectivity/ Machine Safety/ Product FocusJanuary 20, 2021
Motor & Drive Systems 2021/ Upcoming Events/ Product NewsJanuary 6, 2021
Special Product IssueDecember 30, 2020
Year in ReviewDecember 28, 2020
Special Product IssueDecember 23, 2020
Evolving Industry Considerations/ Siemens New Look MCC SIVACON S8/ Integrated Motor DriveDecember 16, 2020
Integrated Solution/ Advancing Motor Tech/ AC MicrodriveDecember 2, 2020
Drives & Control Systems November Special Product IssueNovember 27, 2020
Importance of Bearing Selection/ Implications of Subpar Oil & LubricantNovember 18, 2020
New Case Study from Mohawk/ Facts Worth Knowing about AC Drives/ VFDs for High-Speed November 4, 2020
Drive & Control Systems October Special Product IssueOctober 29, 2020
ctrlX Automation/ Smarter Path to Servo Press OptimizationOctober 21, 2020
VFD Maintenance/ Designing MCC’s/ Drive MountingOctober 7, 2020
Special Product IssueOctober 1, 2020
AC Drive Facts/ MCC Corrosion Prevention/ Gear MotorsSeptember 16, 2020
IIoT Sensors & Condition Monitoring/ Servo Motor Systems Webinar/ Cleaning Cycle TimesSeptember 2, 2020
Drives & Control Solutions August Special Product IssueAugust 27, 2020
Pumping Solutions/ AC Drive Facts Series/ Motor & Drives 2021August 19, 2020
AC Drive Facts Series/ Selecting Braking Resistors/ All About Servo MotorsAugust 5, 2020
AC Drive Facts Cont’d/ Industrial Transformation/ CybersecurityJuly 15, 2020
AC Drive Facts Series/ Functional Safety/ Motor ApplicationsJuly 1, 2020
VFD’s in Aeration/ Innovation Talks/ A New World of AutomationJune 17, 2020
ABB to Upgrade Pulp Mill in Quebec/ Danfoss Series: AC Drives Part-1/ Talking Motion ControlJune 3, 2020
Special Product Issue – Featured Products of MayJune 1, 2020
Facts about AC Drives Part 2/ VFD’s vs. Soft Starters/ Machine Safety in CanadaMay 20, 2020
AC Drive Facts/ Motor Duty Cycles/ Mining ConsiderationsMay 6, 2020
Special Product IssueApril 30, 2020
Power Quality/ VFD Upgrade Tips/ Using the Right VFDApril 15, 2020
Mining Control, Robust Connectors/ Product NewsApril 1, 2020
Discussing Motion with ABB’s Daniel Cotton/ Pneumatic Systems/ Product News March 18, 2020
Servo Drives/ Safety/ New ProductsMarch 4, 2020
Motor Duty Cycles/ Smart Manufacturing/ Safety Tips for 2020February 19, 2020
Yaskawa Assembly Facility/ Safe Control/ Hazardous Powertrain MonitoringFebruary 5, 2020
Maintenance/Autonomous Drilling/ Peer ProfileJanuary 15, 2020
Featured Products of 2019January 1, 2020
2019 Holiday Issue: Articles and Products of 2019December 18, 2019
Convention centre VFD retrofit/ Automation Fair/ Proper LabellingDecember 4, 2019
A New Age of OEM Value/Open Source Automation/Servo DrivesNovember 20, 2019
Motion Controllers/ Plant Safety/ Answering Your QuestionsNovember 6, 2019
Motor Controller Adds Safety/ Preventative vs. Predictive Maintenance/ What happens if you don’t grease your motorOctober 16, 2019
Powertrain for the future/ Improving Equipment/ Safety Becomes StandardOctober 2, 2019
Powertrain and Drivetrain Operations/Machine Safety/Downtime PreventionSeptember 18, 2019
Cost Saving with VFDs/ Rolling Motion Industries/ Low-Voltage Motors and DrivesSeptember 4, 2019
Discussing Automation/ Potash Mining/ Low-Harmonic DrivesAugust 21, 2019
Machine Gears/ Safety/ Advanced Motion TechnologyAugust 7, 2019
Savings with VFD’s/ Looking Back at Electric Motor Use/ Global Motion Industries MarketJuly 17, 2019
New Direction/ Industry 4.0 Hydraulics/ SEW-Eurodrive Pushes BoundariesJuly 3, 2019
Industry Insights/ Process Standardization/ Market ReportJune 19, 2019
Industry Insights/ Simple Motor Control/ Ring DrivesJune 5, 2019
Industry Insights/ Rotary Indexers/ Eramosa EngineeringMay 15, 2019
Improving Beer Production/ Cicular Connectors/ Stopping DistancesMay 1, 2019
Yaskawa Case Study/Cost Reducing Pneumatics/Bridging The Skills GapApril 17, 2019
Yaskawa Matrix Drives/ Why Sizing Matters/ Stellar Power & Control SolutionsApril 3, 2019
Turbines or Drives/Linear Motion Technology/ABB Introduces ACQ580 VFDMarch 20, 2019
Servo Motor Torque Ripple Explained/ Pneumatic Valves/ Cabinet-Free Drive TechnologyMarch 6, 2019
Pneumatic Air Cushioning/ JMP Solutions/ Advanced Certification from FanucFebruary 20, 2019
Mulit-tasking motion/ CSA webinar/ VFD’s use in greenhousesFebruary 6, 2019
Efficiency and Connectivity/ Partnerships/ Hazardous LocationsJanuary 16, 2019
2018 Product ReviewJanuary 2, 2019
Maximizing Throughput/ Learning from Nature, Holiday Gift GuideDecember 19, 2018
Products and Trends from SPS IPC Drives 2018/ Automation and Education/ Festo videosDecember 6, 2018
Product Efficiencies/ Multi-tasking/ Schneider Demo TrailerNovember 21, 2018
 Drive Efficiency/ Waste Water Facility Upgrade/ New ProductsDrive Efficiency/ Waste Water Facility Upgrade/ New Products November 7, 2018