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Company Profile


Based in Santa Clara, CA, USA



Founded in 1968, Intel is a global leader in chip manufacture, supplying microprocessors for computer system manufacturers such as Lenovo, HP, Acer, and Dell. It also manufactures motherboard chipsets, network interface controllers and integrated circuits, embedded processors, and other devices related to communications and computing. Intel has 15 wafer manufacturing fabs in production, primarily in the US, but with locations in Ireland, Israel and China. Intel’s integrated device manufacturer (IDM 2.0) strategy involves substantial manufacturing expansion plans, which began with investment into fabs in Arizona and New Mexico, and continues with plans to construct two leading-edge chip factories in Licking County, Ohio. The company has also selected Magdeburg, Germany as the site for two new chip mega factories.


Area of operation

Intel's fabs are primarily located in the USA, with others in East Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. Its assembly and test sites can be found in China, Vietnam, and Costa Rica.

Projects of interest

In 2021 Intel began expanding its Ocotillo Campus in Chandler, AZ, USA, which will add two new fabs and increase investment in the region by $20 billion. The new campus will start production in 2024. 
In 2022 construction started on two leading-edge fabs in Ohio totalling $20 billion, with chip production scheduled to begin in 2025. 
Intel revealed in 2022 that it will spend an additional $12 billion expanding its site in Leixlip, Ireland. 
In May 2022, Intel announced an initial investment of $18 billion for a fab in Magdeburg, Germany, which was intended to begin construction in 2023 but has been delayed as of early 2023.

Water Sustainability Initiatives

Intel has a net-positive water sustainability goal for 2030, which means that it is investing in projects to restore more freshwater than it consumes.
Recent onsite water conservation and restoration efforts
Intel has piloted ultrapure water efficiency projects at its Ronler Acres facility in Oregon. The project optimized flows required within the projects and reduced or eliminated unnecessary maintenance flows of ultrapure water in tool environments. Intel is also currently construction a new $25 million water treatment plant to supply reclaimed water for cooling towers in semiconductor fabs. The project is expected to finish in July 2023.
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