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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.


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


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

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.

Water Conservation Award

Awarded a 2009 Silicon Valley Water Conservation Award for programs and leadership that have advanced water conservation in Silicon Valley. Applied's water conservation goal is to reduce consumption in our facilities by at least 10% by 2012. To date, we have instituted projects that have saved over 51 million gallons of water—the equivalent of 2,500 average size swimming pools!

Named in 2009 BCA TEN: Best Companies Supporting the Arts in America

Recognized for its exceptional support of the arts in the United States by the Business Committee for the Arts (BCA), a division of Americans for the Arts. As a recipient of the 2009 BCA TEN: Best Companies Supporting the Arts in America award, Applied has exhibited exemplary support for the arts in recent years through grants, volunteer programs, matching gifts, local partnerships, sponsorships and board membership.

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.