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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.


Named Among 100 Best Places to Work in IT

Applied Materials ranked #43 among large organizations on Computerworld’s 2015 Best Places to Work in IT list, as an organization that challenges its IT staff while providing great benefits and professional development.

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Among Newsweek Magazine's Top Greenest Companies in America

2015 AwardsApplied Materials ranked #87 on Newsweek’s 2015 Green Rankings listing the nation’s greenest companies generating the most revenue with the least amount of environmental impact. Applied has consistently placed on the list since it began in 2009.

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Ellie Yieh Named one of Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology

The National Diversity Council named Ellie Yieh, Corporate Vice President, Advanced Product Technology Development, among its 2015 top 50 most powerful women in technology for her significant contributions to business and industry growth.

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Madonna Bolano Recognized with Tribute to Women Award

Group Vice President of Human Resources Madonna Bolano received the YWCA Silicon Valley’s 2015 Tribute to Women award for her outstanding achievements and transformational leadership to help the company grow its talent, build capabilities, and embed a winning culture around the globe.

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Ranked Among FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies

Placed third among top semiconductor companies on FORTUNE Magazine’s annual prestigious list of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Applied has consistently placed on the list since 1998.

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Mike Splinter Honored for Outstanding Contributions to Singapore

Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam presented Chairman Mike Splinter with the Public Service Star representing Distinguished Friends of Singapore for his commendable public service and achievements supporting the sciences.

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Mike Splinter Receives Honorary Doctorate from UW-Madison

Chairman Mike Splinter received an honorary doctoral degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison for his pioneering technology leadership in the semiconductor and solar industries and his commitment to community service.

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Among 100 Best Corporate Citizens

Ranked on Corporate Responsibility Magazines annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens List" among the U.S. public companies with standout performance across environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy & community support.

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Named a World’s Most Ethical Company® for the fourth year in a row by the Ethisphere Institute, a leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.

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Recognized for the fifth 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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Recognized for IT Leadership

Hari Jayaram, Vice President for Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions and Support, was named one of Computerworld’s 2015 Premier 100 IT award winners, for exceptional technology leadership and innovative approaches to business challenges. A 20-plus-year IT veteran, Hari has continuously embraced new challenges in infrastructure services and business enablement, driving many initiatives to enhance collaboration, user productivity, engineering efficiency and infrastructure reliability.

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Named 2015 Military Friendly Employer

Recognized for the ninth consecutive year by G.I. Jobs. as a top employer of veterans, and placed among the "Top 100 Military Friendly Employers"

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