Nitin Dahad, EETimes
5/24/2018 00:01 AM EDT
LONDON — Intel Corporation plans to invest $5 billion over the next two years to upgrade its fab in Kiryat Gat in Israel from 22nm to 10nm technology.
There was no official announcement from Intel, but Israel’s ministry of finance said in a statement that approval is expected from Israel’s government bodies in weeks and that the new plant will employ an additional 250 people. Intel had apparently considered several possible expansion sites but, after two years of discussion with Israel’s finance ministry, decided to expand its site in the country.
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