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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.


Applied Materials Named a 2014 World's Most Ethical Company

Named a World’s Most Ethical Company® for the third year in a row by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent center of research promoting best practices in corporate ethics and governance.

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Mike Splinter Honored with Distinguished Alumni Award

Executive Chairman Mike Splinter received the 2013 Wisconsin Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni Award for his industry leadership spearheading major advances in microchip manufacturing.

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Applied Among 2014 Military Friendly Employers

Recognized for the eighth year in a row for 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.

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Applied Among Top Silicon Valley Corporate Philanthropists

Recognized once again as a top local corporate philanthropist by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal.

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Mike Splinter Awarded Semiconductor Industry’s Highest Honor

Executive Chairman Mike Splinter was recognized with the Semiconductor Industry Association’s 2013 Robert N. Noyce Award, the industry’s highest honor, for his significant contributions to the U.S. semiconductor industry in technology and public policy.

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38th ELCINA-EFY Award Celebrates Business Excellence

Recognized by ELCINA, the Electronic Industries Association of India, for business excellence and outstanding achievements in the areas of people, performance, relationship, technology, and risk management. Read More

InformationWeek 500 Recognition for Sales 360 Mobile Initiative

Honored by InformationWeek magazine as one of the InformationWeek 500 for the company’s “Sales 360” mobile initiative which improves sales process efficiencies by increasing connections, furthering collaboration and enhancing productivity anytime and anywhere with colleagues and customers. This is Applied’s sixth consecutive year on the notable list.

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Golden Peacock Award for Human Resources Excellence

Applied Materials in India received this coveted award for overall excellence in HR and people management practices and enabling the needs of business, the profession, employees, industry and the nation. Read More

Applied Materials Among ComputerWorld’s “100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology”

Recognized in ComputerWorld magazine’s annual “100 Best Places to Work in IT” list for the 5th consecutive year in a row,  for IT efforts and cultivating its workforce through employee development, recognition and alignment to the company strategy.

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Applied Materials Recognized Among India’s Best Companies to Work

Named by industry trade magazine Silicon India among the top companies in India to work for, noting the company values satisfied employees and is committed to its workforce.Read More

Applied Materials Foundation Recognized for Excellence in Education

The Applied Materials Foundation was recognized by the Committee for Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy with its Annual Excellence Award, for working with Partners in School Innovation to help close the achievement gap in three San Jose, Calif. school districts.

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Dr. Randhir Thakur Named IEEE Fellow

Executive Vice President Dr. Randhir Thakur was named Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for groundbreaking contributions to microchip fabrication.

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