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Intel in Arizona

“Since establishing operations in the state in 1979, Intel has invested more than $21 billion in Arizona to develop advanced high-tech manufacturing capacity.”

“Intel established a presence in Arizona in 1979, and began operations in Chandler the following year. Today, with more than 10,000 employees across two campuses, we manufacture microprocessors that power data centers and hundreds of millions of smart and connected devices worldwide. According to a 2013 study conducted by Arizona State University, Intel’s annual economic impact in Arizona is approximately $5.3 billion.”

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Intel established a presence in Arizona in 1979 and began operations in Chandler, which is just 30 minutes southeast of Phoenix, in 1980.

Intel Arizona is our second largest site and we’re the largest employer in Chandler, Ariz.

Intel Arizona consists of two large campuses and several smaller office buildings. The Chandler campus represents the breadth of Intel’s business activities worldwide, whereas the Ocotillo campus focuses primarily on high-volume microprocessor manufacturing at state-of-the-art facilities.

Since 1996, we’ve invested over $20 billion in high-tech manufacturing capability in Arizona and spend over $450 million each year in research and development.

Intel was awarded the top honor for Corporate Philanthropy by the Phoenix Business Journal (2016) and the 2016 Pioneer Award from the Arizona Technology Council.

Our Intel Ocotillo manufacturing facilities incorporate a number of energy and water conservation measures that characterize our long track record of environmental stewardship. Intel Ocotillo is one of the largest LEED Certified manufacturing campuses in the world.

Intel Ocotillo manufactures the company’s latest and most advanced manufacturing campus.

Through our, Intel® Involved Matching Grants Program employee volunteer at a wide variety of Arizona schools and nonprofits. In 2016, $1.2 million was donated to in matching grants ($10/hour) to the organizations where Intel employees and retirees volunteered.  In addition, through the Employee Matching Gifts Program, employees’ and retirees’ charitable contributions are matched – doubling the impact of those investments.”