Applied Materials started business in China in 1984 and became the first foreign-funded semiconductor production equipment supplier to enter China.
In 2001, Applied Materials established its China regional headquarters in Shanghai. The headquarters of the Chinese company has also been settled in the Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park in Pudong, Shanghai.
In 2005, Applied Materials' revenue reached US$7 billion.
In 2006, the company established a global development center in Xi'an.
Products and technologies: semiconductor/display/solar energy/roll-to-roll flexible coating/emerging technologies and products/automation software
service and consulting : Service/FabVantage™ Consulting/Semiconductor Product Service/Display Product Service/Solar Product Service.
Fortune 2008 High-Profit Technology Companies Ranking (Applied Materials in the United States ranked 13th)
In 2017, Applied Materials was selected US "Newsweek" "2017 Global Green Ranking".
In 2018, Applied Materials was selected as the "World's Most Ethical Enterprise in 2018" by the Ethics Village Association.
In 2018, Applied Materials ranked 201th in the Fortune 500 list of the US.