"The Barn Web site"
R. Morley Inc. (RMI) "The Barn" is actually a Global Consulting Firm Specializing in Manufacturing & Process Controls. RMI is a consulting firm that specializes in the application technologies that are at or beyond the leading edge to the manufacturing and computer systems industries. We also promote lectures and seminars facilitating the application of complexity science and agent based systems across a wide range of disciplines.
At "the Barn" our Mission is to advance the "state of the art" of Manufacturing Systems and Process Controls to improve the competitive edge of leading-edge companies around the world.
R. Morley Inc. is lead by our founder "Dick Morley." Dick Morley is best known as the father of the programmable controller and is the leading visionary in the field of advanced technological development. He is also an entrepreneur whose consistent successes in the founding of high technology companies has been demonstrated through more than three decades of revolutionary achievements. Mr. Morley is the recipient of the Franklin Institute's prestigious Howard N. Potts Award and is an inductee of the Automation Hall of Fame. He holds more than twenty US and foreign patents, including those for the parallel inference machine, the hand-held terminal, the programmable logic controller and magnetic thin film. Currently, he is the Chairman of the Board of National Center of Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS), Director at Large for the Society Manufacturing Engineers (SME) and a member of the Manufacturing Advisory Board for Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI).
Using his studies in physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a springboard, Dick Morley has become an internationally recognized pioneer in the fields of computer design, artificial intelligence, automation and technology trend forecasting. As an inventor, author, consultant and engineer Dick Morley has provided the Research and Development community with world changing innovations.
For many years, Dick Morley was a contributing columnist to Manufacturing Systems Magazine. He has also written articles for magazines and journals worldwide including Manufacturing Automation Magazine. In recognition for his ground breaking contributions, Mr. Morley has received numerous awards and honors from such diverse groups as Inc. Magazine (Entrepreneur of the Year), Society of Manufacturing Engineers (Albert M. Sargent Progress Award)
Dick Morley lives on a farm in New Hampshire and works out of a renovated barn on his property. He has raised over two dozen children and loves skiing. He drives a 1995 Chevrolet Impala SS (engine pics 1 & 2) and rides a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.
You may order autographed copies of Dick's latest book "Out of the Barn" or you can order from Amazon. If you were unable to make it to "Geek Pride Day" you can view some slides. Gene Bylinsky gives an online review of The Technology Machine in the Industrial Management & Technology section of Fortune Magazine.
The single point of contact for the company is: Deb Morrison. "Deb knows all!" You may contact her using the information below:
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