List of Intel manufacturing sites

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The following is a list of Intel's manufacturing and assembly/test sites. Processors are manufactured in semiconductor fabrication plants ("fabs") which are then sent to assembly and testing sites before delivery to customers. Approximately 75% of Intel's semiconductor fabrication is performed in the USA.[1]

Current Fab Sites[edit]

Fab name City Production start year Process (wafer, node)
D1B Hillsboro, Oregon, USA 1996 300 mm, 22 nm/14 nm/10 nm
RB1 Hillsboro, Oregon, USA 2001 300 mm, 22 nm/14 nm/10 nm
D1C Hillsboro, Oregon, USA 2001 300 mm, 22 nm/14 nm/10 nm
RP1 Hillsboro, Oregon, USA 2001 300 mm, Research
D1D Hillsboro, Oregon, USA 2003 300 mm, 14 nm/10 nm/7 nm
D1X Hillsboro, Oregon, USA 2013 300 mm, 14 nm/10 nm/7 nm
Fab 11X Rio Rancho, New Mexico, USA 1995 upgrade 2020/2021 with 22/14 300 mm, 45 nm/32 nm
Fab 12 Chandler, Arizona, USA 2006 300 mm, 14 nm
Fab 18 Kiryat Gat, Israel 1996 200 mm, 65 nm
Fab 24 Leixlip, Ireland 2006 300 mm, 14 nm[2]
Fab 28 Kiryat Gat, Israel 2008 300 mm, 22 nm/10 nm[3][4]
Fab 32 Chandler, Arizona, USA 2007 300 mm, 14 nm/10 nm
Fab 42 Chandler, Arizona, USA 2020 (Projected) 300 mm, 10 nm/7 nm
Fab 68 Dalian, Liaoning, China 2010/2016 3DNAND, 3DXPoint[5][6]

Past Fab Sites[edit]

Fab name Location Opened Closed Notes
Fab 1 Mountain View, California, USA 1968
Fab 2 Santa Clara, California, USA 1968
Fab 3 North Mines Road, Livermore, California, USA 1972 1991 Plant began making wafers in April 1973. First plant outside of the Santa Clara area, and is where the famous Bunny Suits were first introduced.[7]
Fab 4 Aloha, Oregon, USA 1976 1996 (decommissioned)
2016 (demolished)
First wafer manufacturing plant outside of Silicon Valley and first facility in what is now known as Oregon's Silicon Forest. Production began for 3-inch wafers.[8]
Fab 5 / D1 Aloha, Oregon, USA Previously a development facility, then production facility. Currently inactive.[9]
Fab 6 Chandler, Arizona, USA 1980 2000 First silicon wafer manufacturing facility in Arizona. Key architecture was the 286 microprocessor.
Fab 7 Rio Rancho, New Mexico, USA 1980 2002
2005 (converted to test facility)
Production focused on flash memory chips. By the time production stopped, plant was producing 0.35 micron-6 inch wafers. In 2005, $105 million was invested to temporarily turn Fab 7 into a testing facility.[10]
Fab 8 Jerusalem, Israel 1985 2008
2009 (converted to die prep facility)
First Fab outside of the United States. Ended production with, what was at the time, the last 6-inch wafer fab. Building was converted into die prep facility to support nearby Fab 28.[11]
Fab 9 Rio Rancho, New Mexico, USA 1987 Facility eventually expanded to merge with Fab 11 in 1999.[12]
D2 Santa Clara, California, USA 1989 2009 (decommissioned) After being decommissioned, was converted into a data center.[13]
Fab 10 / IFO Leixlip, Ireland
Fab 11 Rio Rancho, New Mexico, USA 2014 (see Notes for Fab 9)
Fab 11X Rio Rancho, New Mexico, USA 2014 Facility used older technology and closed (along with Fab 17). Produced chips with 32-nanometer and 45nm circuitry, two and three generations behind the 14nm technology being produced at the Ronler Acres campus in Hillsboro.[14]
Fab 14 Leixlip, Ireland
Fab 15 / D1A Aloha, Oregon, USA 2003 (converted to assembly / test) Previously a development Fab named D1A before construction began on D1B in 1994.[15]
Fab 16 Ft. Worth, Texas, USA (never opened) 2003 (cancelled) Planned to open in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1999, but was eventually cancelled in 2003.[16]
Fab 17 Hudson, Massachusetts, USA 1998 (acquired from DEC) 2014 Facility used older technology and closed (along with Fab 11X) because site was not large enough to accommodate a leading-edge fab. Made specialty products on the trailing edge of chip technology, and was last to make chips on 200-millimeter silicon wafers.[17]
Fab 20 / D1B Hillsboro, Oregon, USA
Fab 21 Rio Rancho, New Mexico, USA [18]
Fab 22 Chandler, Arizona, USA [19]
Fab 23 Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA 2000 (acquired from Rockwell) 2007 Site originally purchased from Rockwell, but due to lack of demand and for financial reasons, Intel put it up for sale in 2007. It eventually sold in 2011 to the El Paso County government, who repurposed the offices.[20]

Assembly/test sites[edit]


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