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Applied Hosts 6th Annual Ambassadors Tour

Applied Hosts 6th Annual Ambassadors Tour

For the past six years, Montana's senior U.S. Senator Max Baucus has brought together some of the world's most important trading partners to visit Montana's top businesses and to participate in an Economic Development Summit, where the delegates meet with Montana leaders to discuss how to create local jobs through overseas trade. This year's summit also included an "Ambassador's Tour," featuring ambassasdors from China, Germany, Japan, Peru, and Canada. This part of the summit commenced at Applied Materials' Kalispell facility last month.
Recap of 2010 Analyst and Investors Meeting

Recap of 2010 Analyst and Investors Meeting

It has been a busy week for Applied Materials. We held our 2010 Investors and Analyst Meeting in New York City on Tuesday with over 100 attendees from around the country and more than 300 attending online.  The meeting focused on all four of Applied’s major business groups: Silicon Systems Group, Applied Global Services, Display Group and Energy and Environmental Solutions Group.
Sun Up: Scaling Solar Power in California

Sun Up: Scaling Solar Power in California

Solar power is gaining in popularity as a renewable energy source, yet still remains a small part of California's overall energy supply. How will this situation change, in light of a state plan calling for a massive scaling up of renewable sources by 2030? What factors are driving the ongoing decrease in the price of photovoltaic systems, and what technology, project financing and policy will enhance the availability and affordability of residential, commercial and utility scale solar power? A panel of experts discusses the bright future for sun energy in the Golden State.