Applied Materials Ranked #1 by VLSIresearch


VLSIresearch recently issued its annual ranking of the top semiconductor equipment suppliers based on worldwide system and service sales for calendar year 2016, and once again Applied Materials was at the top of the list. Applied also had the highest year-over-year growth (17.9 percent) among the top five companies.

"Congratulations to Applied for a blowout year, and once again earning the market leader position in the wafer fabrication equipment sector," said Risto Puhakka, president of VLSIresearch Inc. “This marks the fourth consecutive year Applied has topped our equipment supplier list.”