This article provides a glimpse into Intel’s manufacturing prowess with a guided tour including photos from inside the fab. It also shows the economic benefit a semiconductor fab can bring to a region in terms of employment and per capita income.

In this issue: Intel is adding about $35B of total economic value into New Mexico’s economy each year. Large plasma displays with manufacturing data - lot status, uptime status; and many other engineering items such as yield issues. best-in-class inspection, failure analysis, APC (Automatic Process Control).

To read this report in its entirety click on: The Cook's Tour: Intel's Fab 11X.