Applied Materials, Inc. has given Kyocera, Inc. its 2003 Annual Supplier Quality Award for outstanding and continuous quality improvement in 2003. Kyocera provides ceramic components for Applied Materials' semiconductor manufacturing systems. "We are committed to providing our customers with the highest level of quality possible in our systems, and our suppliers are key contributors to this effort," said Joseph Bronson, chief financial officer of Applied Materials. "Kyocera has earned this award through its continuously improving performance in meeting Applied Materials' stringent quality requirements."
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