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Awards and Recognition

Applied Materials is frequently recognized for business excellence, technological innovation, clean energy leadership and our commitment to the communities where we do business.


Recognized By EPA for Leading Green Power Use

Applied Materials was once again recognized for the company’s commitment to green energy, ranking No. 82 on the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Top 100 list of the largest green power users, as well as No. 13 on its list of Top 30 Tech & Telecom companies and No. 26 on its FORTUNE 500 list. Applied uses more than 67 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually, which is equivalent to avoiding the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of nearly 10,000 passenger vehicles per year, or the CO2 emissions from the electricity use of more than 6,000 average American homes.

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Applied Materials Among NEWSWEEK Magazine’s Top Greenest Companies in America

Named for the fifth year in a row to NEWSWEEK Magazine’s Green Rankings. Applied placed 17th among U.S.-based companies in the magazine’s fifth annual corporate environmental ranking of the 500 largest American companies.

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Applied Receives Intel's 2013 Preferred Quality Supplier Award

Recognized for the fourth consecutive year with Intel Corporation’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award, for the company’s significant contributions providing Intel with wafer fab capital equipment, mask capital equipment, fab automation software, and services, deemed essential to Intel's success.

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Applied Materials Named a 2014 World's Most Ethical Company

Named a World’s Most Ethical Company® for the third year in a row by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent center of research promoting best practices in corporate ethics and governance.

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Mike Splinter Honored with Distinguished Alumni Award

Executive Chairman Mike Splinter received the 2013 Wisconsin Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni Award for his industry leadership spearheading major advances in microchip manufacturing.

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Applied Among 2014 Military Friendly Employers

Recognized for the eighth year in a row for outstanding support of military veterans and National Guard and Reserve members and has been designated a 2013 Top 100 Military Friendly Employer by G.I. Jobs.

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Applied Among Top Silicon Valley Corporate Philanthropists

Recognized once again as a top local corporate philanthropist by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal.

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Mike Splinter Awarded Semiconductor Industry’s Highest Honor

Executive Chairman Mike Splinter was recognized with the Semiconductor Industry Association’s 2013 Robert N. Noyce Award, the industry’s highest honor, for his significant contributions to the U.S. semiconductor industry in technology and public policy.

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38th ELCINA-EFY Award Celebrates Business Excellence

Recognized by ELCINA, the Electronic Industries Association of India, for business excellence and outstanding achievements in the areas of people, performance, relationship, technology, and risk management. Read More

InformationWeek 500 Recognition for Sales 360 Mobile Initiative

Honored by InformationWeek magazine as one of the InformationWeek 500 for the company’s “Sales 360” mobile initiative which improves sales process efficiencies by increasing connections, furthering collaboration and enhancing productivity anytime and anywhere with colleagues and customers. This is Applied’s sixth consecutive year on the notable list.

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Golden Peacock Award for Human Resources Excellence

Applied Materials in India received this coveted award for overall excellence in HR and people management practices and enabling the needs of business, the profession, employees, industry and the nation. Read More

Applied Materials Among ComputerWorld’s “100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology”

Recognized in ComputerWorld magazine’s annual “100 Best Places to Work in IT” list for the 5th consecutive year in a row,  for IT efforts and cultivating its workforce through employee development, recognition and alignment to the company strategy.

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