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Applied Materials Announces 2018 Supplier Excellence Awards

November 29, 2018

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Applied Materials, Inc. today recognized nine companies with Supplier Excellence Awards for their contributions to Applied’s business over the past year. The awards reflect outstanding performance in several areas including quality, service, lead time, delivery, cost and sustainability. The awards were presented at Applied’s Executive Supplier Forum, an annual event highlighting the company’s commitment to build close relationships with suppliers, communicate Applied’s priorities and strategic areas of focus, and foster supplier engagement.

“As an innovation leader, Applied Materials sets high standards for technical and operational performance throughout our supply chain,” said Gino Addiego, senior vice president of Engineering, Operations and Quality at Applied Materials. “I congratulate all our 2018 Supplier Excellence Award recipients for their valuable contributions in helping Applied deliver successful new products that enable major technology inflections for our customers.”

The following companies received Supplier Excellence Awards in their designated categories for consistently meeting or exceeding Applied’s performance expectations over the past year:

Advanced MaterialsTocalo Co., Ltd

AftermarketKahoku Lighting Solutions Corporation

Build to PrintCortec Precision Sheetmetal Inc.

Collaboration and InnovationFujikin Inc.

Contract Manufacturing FoxSemicon Integrated Technology Inc.

Information Technology Dell Inc.SOAIS

OEMShimadzu Corporation

Special ProcessesPentagon Technologies Inc.

About Applied Materials Applied Materials, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMAT) is the leader in materials engineering solutions used to produce virtually every new chip and advanced display in the world. Our expertise in modifying materials at atomic levels and on an industrial scale enables customers to transform possibilities into reality. At Applied Materials, our innovations make possible the technology shaping the future. Learn more at www.appliedmaterials.com.

Contact: Ricky Gradwohl (editorial/media) 408.235.4676 Michael Sullivan (financial community) 408.986.7977

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