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Applied Materials Ranks on FORTUNE’s Most Admired Companies List

Applied Materials moved up a spot and ranked third behind Intel and Texas Instruments in the ‘semiconductor’ industry on the Most Admired companies list and received an overall score of 6.78. Applied Materials has been on FORTUNE's Most Admired companies list since 1998. The full list is available on FORTUNE’s web site.Per FORTUNE's web site, companies are rated by executives, directors, and analysts in their own industry on nine criteria, from innovation and global competitiveness to social responsibility.
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Applied´s Innovation Engine

Innovation is the heart of Applied Materials.  One way to gauge the strength of our innovation engine is by looking at the number of new patents that we receive each year.  According to data compiled by IFI Claims Patent Services, a division of Fairview Research LLC that analyzes patent data, Applied was one of America's top patent recipients.  Applied was among an elite group of companies including Intel Corp., Cisco Systems Inc., Oracle Corp.
Applied Materials Appoints Chief Technology Officer

Applied Materials Appoints Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Omkaram (Om) Nalamasu was promoted to chief technology officer (CTO) and will provide critical insight to further enhance Applied’s technology leadership in the industries it serves.Prior to this promotion, Dr. Nalamasu was deputy CTO and general manager, Advanced Technologies group. He has extensive experience in fostering innovation at global corporations, research universities and world-class R&D laboratories.