Applied Materials is a leading provider of manufacturing equipment and services to the global semiconductor, display, and related industries. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. Applied Materials offers a wide range of products and services, including etching, deposition, and inspection equipment, as well as software and services for process control and yield improvement. The company has a strong presence in Asia, Europe, and the United States, and serves a diverse customer base of leading semiconductor and display manufacturers. With a focus on innovation and customer satisfaction, Applied Materials is a trusted partner for the world's top technology companies.