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The father of the PLC explains the difference between the PLC and the PAC

In this exclusive interview, Dick Morley shares his thoughts on programmable automation controllers.

By Mike Bacidore, chief editor
Jul 22, 2015

Dick Morley is considered by many to be the father of the programmable logic controller (PLC). His involvement with the creation of the first Modicon PLC for General Motors in 1968 was a historic step in the development of industrial controls.

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