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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.


Applied Ranks Among GI Jobs Magazine's "Top 100 Military Friendly Employers"

Recognized once again among the Top 100 Military Friendly Employers, as compiled by GI Jobs Magazine, for "recognizing the valuable resource found in the hundreds of thousands of services members exiting the military every year." Applied placed No. 67 on the 2011 list.Read More

Yingli Green Energy Grants Applied Materials Award for Outstanding Technology and Service

Recognized by Yingli Green Energy with its "Special Contribution Award" for excellence in optimizing the efficiency and productivity of Yingli's solar photovoltaic cell manufacturing operations in Baoding, Hebei province, China. Applied Materials was one of only two equipment manufacturers among Yingli’s 200 suppliers to win this prestigious award.Read More

Applied Materials Places Eighth Among U.S. based Companies in NEWSWEEK Magazine’s 2010 Green Rankings

Named for the second consecutive year to NEWSWEEK Magazine’s Green Rankings in its second annual environmental ranking of the 500 largest U.S. companies.  Applied Materials is noted by NEWSWEEK for making “great strides in reducing CO2 emissions and water use last year.”Read More

Applied Wins Second Award for iSYS Subfab Systems

Honored once again for its breakthrough iSYS subfab technology, receiving the EuroAsia IC Industry Subsystems & Components Award, which was presented on October 20, 2010, at the SEMICON Europa show in Dresden, Germany.Read More

Applied Ranks Among FORTUNE 500 for 2010

Recognized once again on FORTUNE's annual list of the largest U.S. companies.Read More

Applied Materials #1 Supplier in PV Manufacturing

Named for the second consecutive year as the top supplier to the PV manufacturing industry by VLSI Research as a result of the company consolidating their position in 2009 with organic growth and revenue gain from their existing products.Read More

Chairman Emeritus Jim Morgan Receives IEEE Noyce Medal

James C. Morgan, and engineer and business executive who led Applied Materials as it grew into a global company that creates technologies at the heart of all information products, was honored by IEEE with the 2010 IEEE Robert N. Noyce Medal.Read More

CIO Magazine Spotlights Applied Materials IT Leaders

Applied's Simon Dunning was recognized by CIO magazine's annual "Ones to Watch Awards" as one of 25 promising IT leaders.Read More

Applied Ranks Among Corporate Responsibility’s 2010 "100 Best Corporate Citizens"

Featured once again on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens List," the world's top corporate responsibility ranking based on publicly-available information and recognized by PR Week as one of America's top three most-important business rankings.Read More

World’s Most Admired Companies 2010: Applied Ranks No. 4 in Industry

Placed fourth among businesses in the semiconductor category on FORTUNE Magazine's annual prestigious list of the World's Most Admired Companies.Read More

Applied Solar "Sun Flowers" Win Liveable Vision Award

Liveable City, a leading Austin organization dedicated to addressing the long-term social, environmental and economic needs of Austin, Texas, announced that the "Sun Flowers – Electric Garden" solar project co-sponsored by Applied Materials, has won a 2010 Liveable Vision Award for exemplifying sustainability through esthetics - a crucial element of a livable community.Read More

Applied Honored as one of World's 50 Most Innovative Companies

Recognized by The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Technology Review as one of the world's 50 most innovative companies for saving solar costs with large-scale manufacturing.Read More