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Applied Materials Corporation

Development History

In 1967, Applied Materials was established in Mountain View, USA.

In 1979, Applied Materials Japan Branch was established and officially entered the Asian market.

In 1981, Applied Materials launched the AME8100 etching system.

In 1984, Applied Materials started business in China and became the first foreign-funded semiconductor production equipment supplier to enter China.

In 1989, Applied Materials established an office in Taiwan.

In 1994, it launched a PVD (physical vapor deposition) product: Endura VHP PVD system.

In 2001, the China regional headquarters was established in Shanghai.

In 2002, Applied Materials established a Maydan Technology Center in Silicon Valley, California, USA.

In 2006, a global development center was established in Xi’an, China, to provide engineering and software support services to applied materials company branches around the world.

In 2012, Applied Materials established a semiconductor advanced packaging research center in Singapore to develop 3D chip packaging technology.

In 2013, Gary E. Dickerson was appointed President and CEO of Applied Materials.

In 2014, Applied Materials celebrated its 30th anniversary in China.

In 2016, the revolutionary selective etching system Producer® Selectra™ system was launched.

2017 is the 50th anniversary of the founding of Applied Materials.

In 2018, Applied Materials announced the establishment of the Materials Engineering Technology Accelerator (META Center) at the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute in Albany, New York.

The total R&D investment in 2019 reached US$2.1 billion.

In November 2019, Applied Materials announced the official opening of the Materials Engineering Technology Accelerator (META Center), which is a program designed to help customers accelerate new materials, new process technologies and new A pioneering facility for the speed of equipment prototype development.

In July 2020, Gary Dixon, President and CEO of Applied Materials, put forward the vision of "Realizing a Brighter Future" in the 50th SEMICON West keynote speech. It also announced a series of 10-year action plans implemented within the company and with suppliers, customers, and the computing industry to expand the company's environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) practices.

In July 2020, Applied Materials launched a new technology, which broke through the key bottleneck of wafer foundry-the continued reduction of the 2D size of logical nodes.

In August 2020, Applied Materials launched Sym3®, a new etching system for advanced memory and logic chips.

In March 2021, Applied Materials launched a new process control strategy based on big data and artificial intelligence, and launched a new Enlight system using ExtractAI technology.

In April 2021, Applied Materials announced the launch of AIx™, an innovative platform designed to accelerate the discovery, development and commercial deployment of new chip technologies.

In May 2021, Applied Materials announced the launch of a series of material engineering solutions to provide storage customers with three new ways to further scale down DRAM, and accelerate the improvement of chip performance, power, area, cost and market launch Time (ie: PPACt).

In June 2021, Applied Materials introduced a new advanced logic chip wiring process technology, which can be scaled down to 3nm and below technology nodes.

Main business

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

Technology R&D

In the past ten years, Applied Materials' average annual R&D investment exceeds 1 billion U.S. dollars, and the total R&D investment in 2020 will reach 2.2 billion U.S. dollars, and it has been able to achieve atomic-level processes.

Applied Materials Corporation is located in the Maydan Technology Center in Silicon Valley, USA, and has developed atomic-level precision in every interface.

The Chinese market

In 1984, Applied Materials established a China Customer Service Center in Beijing, becoming the first international chip manufacturing equipment company to enter China.

In 2006, Applied Materials established a global development center in Xi'an.

Applied Materials has entered the Chinese market for more than 35 years.

Social Responsibility

In China, Applied Materials has long been committed to making contributions to education, social development, and the environment. Applied Materials has actively participated in a series of social welfare undertakings.

Since 2003, it has supported the "Science and Technology Stars of Tomorrow" project of the Shanghai Popular Science Education Development Foundation; Youth Action Project";

Long-term cooperation with Wuxi Lingshan Charity Foundation and Library Project, donated more than 100 libraries and book corners to poor children’s schools in many western provinces;

Cooperated with Shanghai Yiyou Youth Service Center to support the "From Dashan" charity project for many years, sponsoring more than 15,000 ethnic minority students from western China to participate in more than 3.200 ethnic talent classes to promote and inherit ethnic culture;

Support the "Love Tree" charity project of the Shanghai Charity Foundation, and care for the learning and growth of the children of migrant workers;

Long-term co-sponsored the "Protection of the Qinling Mountains Charity Action" with the Shaanxi Western Development Foundation to practice Invest in the protection of the natural ecology of the Qinling Mountains.

Since 2019, Applied Materials and Shanghai Oasis Public Welfare Development Center have carried out public welfare cooperation to send warmth to the needy families in the community through the “Best Gourmet Package” project of the Food Bank.

Since 2021, Applied Materials and Shaanxi Women and Children’s Development Foundation have jointly initiated the “Walking with the Silk Road—Xi’an Urban Cultural and Artistic Care Project”, and in the same year, the “Applied Materials "Mei Lecture Hall" series of public welfare lectures.

In addition, Applied Materials regularly organizes and encourages employees to participate in public welfare activities such as unpaid blood donation, poverty-stricken education, donations for disaster relief, and community volunteers.

Corporate Honor

Since 2010, it has been selected as one of the "100 Best Workplace Companies in IT" by "Computerworld" magazine.

In 2017, Applied Materials was selected as the "2017 Global Green Ranking" by Newsweek.

In 2018, Applied Materials was ranked 201st in the Fortune 500 list of the US.

In 2018, Applied Materials was selected as the "World's Most Ethical Enterprise in 2018" by the Ethics Village Association. Rated by indeed.com as "the most suitable technology company for work in 2018". Awarded "2017 Global Sustainable Development Enterprise Award" by "Corprate Knights" magazine.

In 2018, Applied Materials won the 2018 China Top 100 Model Employers selected by 51job and the Top 101 Extraordinary Employers selected by Liepin.com in 2018.

In 2019, Applied Materials was awarded by 51job. "2019 Chinese College Students Love Employers" jointly promulgated by You and Freshmen Jobs.com.

In 2019, Applied Materials was listed on the list of the world's most admired companies released by Fortune magazine in 2019.

In 2019, Applied Materials was selected by Barron’s as one of the “100 Most Sustainable Companies” in the United States in 2019.

In 2019, Applied Materials was rated as one of the "100 Best IT Companies for Work in 2019" by Computer World.

In October 2019, the 2019 Forbes Global Digital Economy 100 list was released, and Applied Materials ranked 52nd.

On May 13, 2020, Applied Materials ranked 436th on the 2020 Forbes Global 2000 list.

On May 18, 2020, Applied Materials ranked 218th in the 2020 Fortune 500 list of the United States.

In December 2020, Applied Materials won the "100 Model Employers in China in 2020" and "Model of Corporate Social Responsibility" awarded by 51job.com.

In 2021, Applied Materials will once again be on the list of the world's most admired companies released by Fortune magazine in 2021.

In 2021, Applied Materials was named the "Best Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Company in 2020" by the "Investor Daily".

In 2021, Applied Materials won the Intel 2020 Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement Award.

In 2021, Applied Materials was named as one of the "100 Most Sustainable Companies" in 2021 by Barron's.

In May 2021, Applied Materials was rated as a favorite employer of Chinese college students.

In 2021, Applied Materials was selected as No. 176 in the Fortune 500. This is the 25th consecutive year that the company has been on the list.

In May 2021, Applied Materials ranked 301st in the "2021 Global 2000 Top 2000 List" selected by Forbes magazine.

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