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AMD opens new 300mm fab in Germany

Posted: 02 Nov 2005 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:amd? fab 36? 300mm? Dresden? 65nm?

AMD has announced the opening its new 300mm Fab 36 in Dresden, Germany. The company plans to make 90nm production shipments from the new fab in Q1 of 2006 with 65nm production scheduled by the end of the same year.

"In AMD Fab 30, using our patented automated precision manufacturing (APM) capabilities, we have had tremendous success in rapidly transitioning to new technology generations and quickly achieving mature yields," said AMD chairman, president and CEO Hector Ruiz. "Fab 36 is designed to continue this rock-solid consistency, ensuring we can effectively and efficiently meet the growing demand for AMD 64-bit solutions worldwide."

The company expects to boost production output and reach as much as 100 million units in 2008 while keeping fab utilization high.





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