Construction at Intel’s massive D1X computer chip development fab in Hillsboro, Ore is a multi-billion dollar facility expected to be the first 14nm factory in the world. Putting cutting edge manufacturing in the U.S. manufacturing, Intel has invested billions of dollars at this site over the past several years where the company’s leading- edge silicon R&D teams define and develop the recipes for manufacturing Intel chips in other production factories around the world. Construction is expected to continue with yet another expansion targeted to support the company’s 450mm wafer technology.
President Obama amid the giant cranes at Intel’s state-of-the-art chip manufacturing plant under construction in Chandler, Arizona on January 26, 2012.
A closer look at the enormous cranes that gave a lift to another cutting-edge Intel Fab in Hillsboro, Oregon.