Applied Materials, Inc. engages in the provision of manufacturing equipment, services and software to the global semiconductor, display, solar photovoltaic (PV) and related industries. It operates through the following segments: Silicon Systems Group, Applied Global Services, Display, and Energy and Environmental Solutions. The Silicon Systems Group segment involves in developing, manufacturing, and selling equipment used to fabricate semiconductor chips. The Applied Global Services segment encompasses services, products and solutions to optimize equipment and fab performance and productivity. The Display segment consist of manufacturing liquid crystal displays, organic light-emitting diodes, and other display technologies for televisions, personal computers, tablets, smartphones, and other consumer-oriented devices. The Energy and Environmental Solutions segment includes systems for manufacturing wafer-based crystalline silicon (c-Si) cells and modules. The company was founded on November 10, 1967 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.