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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.

2012

Applied Named a Top Military Friendly Employer

Recognized for the eighth year in a row for its outstanding support of military veterans and National Guard and Reserve members and has been designated a 2013 Top 100 Military Friendly Employer by G.I. Jobs. Read More

Applied Receives Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier Award

Recognized for the second consecutive year with Intel Corporation’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award, for the company’s significant contributions providing Intel with semiconductor manufacturing equipment and support services, deemed essential to Intel’s success.



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Applied Materials Named to Ethisphere’s 2012 World’s Most Ethical Companies List

Recognized as one of the 2012 World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, the leading business ethics think-tank, for implementing and maintaining effective internal controls, business practices and initiatives that are instrumental to the company’s success, benefit the community, and raise the bar for ethical standards within the industry. Read More

Mary Humiston Receives HR, Leadership Awards

Applied Materials Senior Vice President for Global Human Resources Mary Humiston was recognized by the California Diversity Council with the 2012 “Most Powerful and Influential Women of California” Award in February 2012. Business leadership advocate network Evanta also honored Mary with a 2011 HR Top 10 Breakaway Leader Award in September 2011. Read More here and here

2011

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.



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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.
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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 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.



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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

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