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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.
Top 10 Applied Materials Blogs of 2010

Top 10 Applied Materials Blogs of 2010

We did and said a lot around solar and clean energy in 2010 — it was definitely a BUSY year for everyone at Applied Materials. So to reflect on the year, we compiled a list of the ‘Top 10 Blog Posts’ for your reading pleasure.1. Applied Honored as One of World's 50 Most Innovative CompaniesEarly in the year, Applied Materials was honored in The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Technology Review as one of the world's 50 most innovative companies. Applied was recognized specifically for "Saving solar costs with large-scale manufacturing."Not a bad way to kick off the year if you ask me.
COMPETES Act Reauthorization: Critical Investment in America's Competitiveness

COMPETES Act Reauthorization: Critical Investment in America's Competitiveness

The House of Representatives’ vote on Tuesday to reauthorize the America COMPETES Act is essential to ensuring we stay at the front of the pack as a leader in scientific and technological innovation. The COMPETES ACT investment of $46 billion over the next three years for basic research programs aimed at boosting science, technology, engineering and math education will help the U.S. encourage innovation and economic growth here at home at a time when we need it most.