AMD CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF INNOVATION IN DRESDEN
German Chancellor Angela Merkel Visits AMD Dresden to Commemorate Significant Corporate Milestone
SUNNYVALE, Calif. and DRESDEN-Oct. 24, 2006-Today in Dresden, Germany, AMD (NYSE: AMD) commemorated the 10-year anniversary of its Dresden-based operations with a ceremony attended by German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel and an employee celebration. Joining the Chancellor was Governor of Saxony, Professor Georg Milbradt, AMD Chairman and CEO, Hector Ruiz and General Manager of AMD Dresden, Hans Deppe. On October 24, 1996 AMD broke ground for its first Dresden based microprocessor production facility, Fab 30, initiating ten years of continuous technology innovation and launching a unique German-American success story.
"AMD's success rests in large part on our ability to manufacture and deliver innovative products in volume," said Hector Ruiz, Chairman and CEO of AMD. "Thanks to tremendous government support and our great Dresden employees, Fab 30 and Fab 36 have unmatched reputations for delivering the solutions our customers need. Technology leadership and a fair and competitive business environment will enable AMD Dresden to continue to grow and set new standards of operational efficiency." READ MORE...