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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 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

Applied Materials Honored for "Building a Greener California"

Applied Materials and CEO Mike Splinter were recognized at the California League of Conservation Voters' 28th annual Environmental Leadership Awards for the company's work in Building a Greener California and making energy efficiency the core of its work as Applied transforms lives through bold technological advances, such as solar technology. In recognition of this honor, the company also received proclamations from various state elected officials.Read More

Applied Receives Acterra's 2010 Environmental Business Award

Named one of environmental nonprofit Acterra's 2010 Business Environmental Award winners for the company’s sustainability efforts and performance across environment, energy and community programs.Read More

BCA Green Mark Platinum

The Singapore Operations Center (SOC) building recently earned the highest environmental honor in the Singapore building industry – a Green Mark Platinum award from the Singapore Building and Construction Authority (BCA). The Green Mark program assesses buildings for energy and water efficiency, indoor environmental quality and environmental protection, and the adoption of other green features


Texas Instruments Honors Applied Materials with Supplier Excellence Award

Recognized fifth for service and ninth for the overall company since 1994 for high standards and commitment to excellence in supporting TI’s chipmaking business in 2008.Read More

Editor's Choice Best Product 2009 Award by Semiconductor International (SI) Magazine

SEMVision G4 System Awarded Semiconductor International Best Product Award.Read More

Number 7 on The Cleantech Blog "Power 10" Ranking 2009

Recognized as number 7 on The Cleantech Blog "Power 10" Ranking Vol II 2009 of cleantech companies doing it right. Eligibility for inclusion in the ranking required the company to be energy or environmental technology-related and providing solutions in the market needs.

Hynix-Numonyx Award, May 2009

Recognized by Hynix-Numonyx with Best Service & Quality Award

Newsweek Ranks Applied Materials One of America's 'Greenest' Companies

Recognized by Newsweek's inaugural Green Rankings as one of the top 10 greenest big companies in America, based on environmental performance, policies, and reputation. The company ranked ninth among the 500 largest U.S. companies surveyed, securing fifth place in the technology sector alone, and fourth place in overall green policies and performance.

EPA Green Power Leadership Award

Recognized by EPA with the award at an event held in conjunction with the 2009 Renewable Energy Markets Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.The annual awards recognize the country’s leading green power purchasers for their commitment and contribution to helping advance the development of the nation’s voluntary green power market. 

Green IT Award

Named one of the Top 12 Green IT vendors by Computerworld, a leading IT industry trade magazine. Our IT organization is committed to achieve 20% of Applied's greenhouse gas reduction goal through energy efficient computers, consolidating server rooms and increasing the cooling efficiency of our data center.