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Intel 50th Anniversary: Facts & Figures and Where to Find Them


Total employees: About 100,000

Top management: Top executives; board of directors

Company information, details on board of directors’ and top executives’ roles: Proxy


Financial results (revenues, net incomes): Quarterly, annual reports

Stock: INTC, trading on Nasdaq Stock Market

Fortune 500 rank: 46 (2018)


Corporate strategy: Annual Report

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Volunteerism: Intel Involved on

Environmental responsibility: Intel and the Environment on

Diversity and inclusion: Global Diversity and Inclusion on

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2017 U.S. patents: 3,726 (

Intel’s Top 10 Innovations: Before Intel’s 50th anniversary in 2018, employees voted — in a popular, unscientific vote — on the company’s top 10 innovations. More than 26,000 votes resulted in this top 10 list (Read more on Intel’s 50th anniversary press kit):

  1. x86 Architecture
  2. Moore’s Law
  3. USB
  4. 8080 Processor
  5. 3D Tri-Gate Transistor Technology
  6. 4004 Processor
  7. Pentium Processor
  8. 3D XPoint (Intel Optane)
  9. Ethernet
  10. Multi-Core Architecture


Headquarters: Santa Clara, California

U.S. Offices: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

Worldwide Offices: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Vietnam

Manufacturing Facilities: Hillsboro, Oregon, USA; Santa Clara, California, USA; Arizona, USA; New Mexico, USA; Ireland; Israel; Malaysia; Vietnam; Dalian, China; Chengdu, China


Founded: July 18, 1968

Founders: Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore

Intel Museum & Timeline: Journey through Decades of Innovation on

Timeline Highlights:

July 18, 1968: Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore establish NM Electronics, soon after renamed Intel Corporation

April 1969: Intel releases the 3101 static random access memory (SRAM), its first product

1969: Intel launches the 1101, the first metal oxide semiconductor (MOS) static RAM

1971: Intel releases the 4-bit 4004, the first microprocessor

1971: Intel introduces erasable programmable read-only memory (EPROM)

Oct. 31, 1971: Intel’s initial public offering takes the company public

1972: Intel opens first international manufacturing facility in Penang, Malaysia

1973: Intel opens wafer fabrication facility in Livermore, California – its first outside Silicon Valley

1974: Intel releases the 8-bit 8080 microprocessor

1976: Intel debuts the MCS-48 microcontroller family

1978: Intel releases the 8086 processor, the first 16-bit processor and the first based on the x86 architecture

1979: Intel is first listed on the Fortune 500

1981: IBM selects Intel’s 8088 microprocessor for the IBM PC

1982: Intel launches the first 286 processor, the 16-bit 80286

1983: Intel surpasses $1 billion in revenues

1985: Intel introduces the 386 processor, a 32-bit chip that runs multiple software programs at once

1988: Intel Foundation created

1991: The Intel Inside marketing campaign begins

1993: Intel introduces the Pentium processor

1995: Intel collaborates on Universal Serial Bus (USB) specification, which provides a standard peripheral-to-PC connection

1997: Time Magazine names Andy Grove its “Man of the Year”

1999: Intel joins the Dow Jones Industrial Average

2003: Intel releases the Centrino processor, integrating a mobile processor, related chipsets and 802.11 wireless network functions

2007: Intel produces processors that use 45-nanometer transistors

2011: Intel announces the Ultrabook laptop specification, its first new device category specification for PC manufacturers

2016: Intel restructures from a PC-centric company to a data-focused company

2017: Intel develops chips that use 10-nm transistors

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