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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.

2009

VLSI Ranks Applied No. 1 Chip Equipment Supplier

Topped the list of semiconductor equipment vendors for the 18th consecutive year in 2009 according to leading market research and economic analysis firm VLSI Research Inc.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.

2008

Named "Top Corporate Philanthropist" by Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal

Named as the Top Corporate Philanthropist for 2008 by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal who honored the region's top 50 corporate philanthropists. All companies were ranked by their 2008 cash donations to nonprofits in Silicon Valley.

Top 10 Suppliers of PV Manufacturing Equipment Worldwide for 2008

Named number one solar PV provider.Read More

Number 4 on The Cleantech Blog "Power 10" Ranking 2008

Recognized as number 4 on The Cleantech Blog "Power 10" Ranking Vol I 2008 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.

Wall Street Journal 2008 Technology Innovation Award

Named a winner in the energy category for "developing a better way to make solar panels," recognizing its SunFab production line's ability to manufacture extremely large solar-power panels using thin-film photovoltaic material. This allows customers to turn out solar panels more quickly and cheaply than traditional production methods, and is helping to drive down the cost of solar power so that it's more competitive with electricity from traditional sources.

Siltronic, September 2008

Presented 2008 Supplier Award for excellent and reliable global partnership.

Toshiba, September 2008

Presented Applied Materials Japan with Good Partner Award in recognition of their strong partnership and support.

Inotera, July 2008

Recognized for support in improving Inotera's Gate Control Mask Open layer defect.

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC), May 2008

Recognized as Best Equipment Supplier.

Applied Materials named to Plenty Magazine's 'Plenty 20' list honoring companies that are bettering the planet

Named to Plenty Magazine's second annual 'Plenty 20' list of key businesses that are making a sustainable future more possible, citing the company's expertise in nanomanufacturing technology and Applied's efforts to help create the largest thin-film solar cells in the world.