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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.


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.


Rexchip Electronics Corp., October 2007

Recognized in appreciation for outstanding contribution to Rexchip's first 300mm fab.

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC), August 2007

To Applied Materials China for outstanding contribution during Fab8 systems move-in and start-up.

Inotera Memories, July 2007

Awarded with 2nd Place for First Half 2007 Supplier Award for Best Performance.

Photronics Imaging Technologies (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., May 2007

Presented with Great Support Award to MPS for fast installation and excellent start-up quality.

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (Beijing) Corp. (SMIC), January 2007

Presented with Best Supplier Award for supporting Fab 4 and Fab 6 production ramp-up.