Applied Materials announces Dickerson will replace longtime boss Mike Splinter.
Applied Materials is the bellwether of bellwethers for the electronics industry, as it is the world’s largest maker of chip manufacturing equipment. So it’s good to know that the company beat earnings expectations today for its first fiscal quarter ended Jan. 29.
As far as electronics suppliers go, Applied Materials has pretty deep insight into the future demand for tech goods. It is the world’s largest supplier of equipment for manufacturing semiconductor chips. And today, the company said that it doesn’t really like what it sees.