|Legends of Flow|
|Richard (Dick) Morley|
Dick Morley - Visionary, Inventor, Father of the PLC
E. Morley, best known as the father of the programmable controller, is the
leading visionary in the field of advanced technological development. An
entrepreneur whose consistent success in the founding of high technology
companies has been proven through more than three decades of revolutionary
achievements. Mr. Morley has, among his many accomplishments, more than
twenty United States and foreign patents, including the parallel inference
machine, hand-held terminal, programmable logic controller and magnetic
thin film. His MIT based background in physics has provided the insight to
become an internationally recognized pioneer in the areas of computer
design, artificial intelligence, automation and futurism. As an inventor,
author, consultant and engineer, Dick Morley has provided the Research and
Development Community with world changing innovations. His peers have
acknowledged his contributions with numerous awards, honors and citations.
Mr. Morley's medals of achievment are from such diverse groups as Inc.
Magazine, the Franklin Institute, Society of Manufacturing Engineers and
the Engineering Society of Detroit. He has also been inducted into the
Manufacturing Hall of Fame.
Richard Morley lives on a farm and works out of his barn in New Hampshire, has raised over two dozen children, loves skiing and rides a Sturgis.
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