Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment, Materials Engineering, Flat Panel Display Manufacturing Equipment, and Global Services for the industries served
Applied Materials is a global leader in nanomanufacturing technology solutions with a broad portfolio of innovative equipment, service and software products for the fabrication of semiconductor chips, flat panels, solar photovoltaic cells, flexible electronics and energy efficient glass. At Applied Materials, we apply nanomanufacturing technology to improve the way people live. Founded in 1967, Applied Materials creates and commercializes the nanomanufacturing technology that helps produce virtually every semiconductor chip and flat panel display in the world. The company recently entered the market for equipment to produce solar arrays and energy efficient glass. Applied Materials service products improve yield enhancement and increase nanomanufacturing productivity. To support our customers, Applied Materials employs approximately 14,000 people throughout the world. In fiscal year 2005, Applied Materials recorded net sales of U.S. $7 billion.