Applied Materials’ 2011 supplier awards

November 15, 2011 — Applied Materials Inc. (Nasdaq:AMAT) presented supplier awards to 4 companies for overall performance, and 1 for environmental improvements. The awards were given out at Applied’s 2011 Executive Supplier Forum.

Joseph Flanagan, senior vice president, Worldwide Operations and Supply Chain, called AMAT’s customer environment global, innovative, and market-adaptive. To serve them, he said, Applied needs excellent suppliers. Applied has more than 2,000 suppliers worldwide.

These companies were recognized for consistently meeting or exceeding Applied’s performance expectations:

  • Advanced Energy Industries, Inc.
  • Green, Tweed & Co.
  • Nihon Ceratec Co., Ltd.
  • Volpato Industrie S.p.A

Since 2006, Applied has reduced the energy consumed by its products by an average of 15%, and some products by as much as 35%. The 2011 Applied Materials Sustainability Award, for collaborating with Applied in improving the environmental performance of Applied Materials’ products, winner:

  • Pfeiffer Vacuum GmbH

Applied Materials, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMAT) provides innovative equipment, services and software to enable the manufacture of advanced semiconductor, flat panel display, and solar photovoltaic products. Learn more at


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