(Bloomberg) -- US government agencies have issued a new round of requests for information about Applied Materials Inc.’s shipments to Chinese customers, reviving a sensitive topic as Washington tries to sever sales of advanced chipmaking gear to its geopolitical rival.Most Read from BloombergApple to Wind Down Electric Car Effort After Decadelong OdysseyHow Much Wealth You Need to Join the Richest 1% Around the WorldOffice Tower Deal for $1 Reveals Anxiety Among Longtime BuyersA Spike in Heart D
Semiconductor equipment supplier Applied Materials received a subpoena from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in February, requesting information relating to certain China customer shipments, the company said in a filing on Tuesday. It also received a subpoena from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts, requesting information related to certain federal award applications this month.
Applied Materials Expands Patterning Solutions Portfolio To help overcome patterning challenges for leading-edge chips, Applied Materials offers a portfolio of technologies designed to complement the latest advances in lithography. The company’s newest innovations include the Producer® XP Pioneer® CVD patterning film, the Sym3® Y Magnum™ etch system, the Centura® Sculpta® pattern-shaping system and Aselta contour technology for design-based metrology. Applied Materials' Process Innovations for t