Rio Rancho, NM – May 22, 2024 – The Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to highlight Intel’s significant contributions to our local economy. For over four decades, Intel has been a cornerstone of development in New Mexico, particularly through its operations in Sandoval County. The recent opening of Fab 9, a state-of-the-art facility representing an investment of over $4 billion, marks a new era of technological advancement and economic opportunity for Rio Rancho. As Intel’s leading hub for advanced packaging technologies in the U.S., this expansion not only reinforces Sandoval County’s pivotal role in the semiconductor industry but also showcases Central New Mexico as a key player in the global tech landscape.

Intel’s deep-rooted presence in Rio Rancho and Sandoval County goes beyond economic impact, with a steadfast commitment to community and sustainable practices. Employing over 2,600 individuals in high-skilled, well-paying jobs, Intel has dramatically influenced our local job market, enhancing our community’s quality of life. Intel’s focus on community engagement has provided extensive support and investment in non-profits that address a wide range of initiatives, including education, social services, and workforce development. By actively participating in local organizations and fostering partnerships, Intel continues to drive not only business but also the building of a resilient and thriving Rio Rancho and Sandoval County.

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