skip to main content

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 Materials Places Among NEWSWEEK Magazine’s Top Greenest Companies

Named for the third year in a row to NEWSWEEK Magazine’s Green Rankings. Applied placed 43rd among U.S.-based companies in the magazine’s third annual environmental ranking of the 500 largest U.S. companies.

Read More

Applied Materials Among Computerworld's "100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology"

Recognized by industry trade magazine Computerworld’s “100 Best Places to Work in IT” list for the third year in a row, as one of 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staff while providing great benefits and compensation.
Read More

Applied Materials Recognized with 2010 Supplier Excellence Award from Texas Instruments

Recognized with the prestigious 2010 Supplier Excellence Award from Texas Instruments for the outstanding contributions of Applied's service group. Read more

Applied Materials Receives Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier Award

Recognized with Intel Corporation's Preferred Quality Supplier award for the company's significant contributions in 2010 providing Intel with semiconductor manufacturing equipment and support services, deemed essential to Intel's success. Read more

Mary Humiston Named 2011 Women of Influence

Applied Materials group vice president for Human Resources Mary Humiston was named one of the Silicon Valley Business Journal's "2011 Women of Influence" as one of 100 women from the public, private and nonprofit sectors who are working to improve their industries and communities. Read More

Applied Ranks Among Corporate Responsibility’s 2011 "100 Best Corporate Citizens"

Featured 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

Applied Named Top Corporate Philanthropist

Named the top corporate philanthropist in Silicon Valley for 2009 by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal.  The company previously received this recognition in 2008. Read More

Applied Named one of the Most Innovative Companies in the World

Recognized by The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Technology Review as one of the world's 50 most innovative companies for enabling the proliferation of powerful computing devices through machines that make chips with ever-smaller features without rising in price. This is the second year in a row that Applied has been recognized on their annual list, now in its second year.

Read More

Applied Ranks No. 3 in Industry on FORTUNE Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies List

Placed third in the semiconductor industry behind Intel and Texas Instruments on FORTUNE Magazine's annual prestigious list of the World's Most Admired Companies. The company has consistently placed on the list since 1998.Read More

Trina Solar Grants Applied Materials with World Purchasing Award

Recognized by Trina Solar with its "Outstanding Contribution of the Year 2010 - World Purchasing Award" for supporting the company's continued production capacity ramp with on-time delivery, product quality and service excellence. Read More


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