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Applied Materials, Inc. Company Profile
Today, semiconductor manufacturing; tomorrow, the world -- of alternative energy sources. Applied Materials is, by far, the world's largest maker of semiconductor production equipment. With the acquisition of Applied Films, the company moved into the market for equipment used in making solar power cells. Applied's machines vie for supremacy in many segments of the chip-making process, including deposition (layering film on wafers), etching (removing portions of chip material to allow precise construction of circuits), and semiconductor metrology and inspection equipment. In a major move, Applied Materials is buying Japanese chip giant Tokyo Electron.
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APPLIED MATERIALS INC /DE Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
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Address: 3050 Bowers Ave.
Santa Clara, CA 95052-8039
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:October
Revenue (2013):7509.00 M
Revenue Growth (1 yr):(-13.90%)
Employees (2013):14,500
Employee Growth (1 yr):(-3.30%)
Key People
Chairman: Michael R. (Mike) Splinter
President and CEO: Gary E. Dickerson
SVP and CFO: Bob Halliday
Industry Information
Sector: Technology
Industry: Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
Top Competitors
KLA-Tencor Corporation (klac)
Lam Research Corporation (lrcx)
Tokyo Electron Limited

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