Intel invests up to $1.5B to retool fab for 45-nm

Mutschler, Ann Steffora
March 2007
Electronic News;3/5/2007, Vol. 53 Issue 10, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of Intel Corp. to invest up to $1.5 billion to retool its factory located in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, for 45-nanometer (nm) manufacturing, making it the company's fourth factory scheduled to use the 45-nm process. When 45-nm production begins later in 2007 in other facilities, Intel says it will use a new combination of metal materials for the transistor gate electrode.


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