AMD EXPANDS CHINA OPERATIONS WITH OPENING OF NEW SHANGHAI RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER
- Largest AMD Center for Platform Innovation Outside the U.S. to
Support Worldwide Customers and Technology Partners in the Design and Validation of Next-Generation AMD-powered Systems-
SHANGHAI, CHINA - Aug. 22, 2006 - AMD (NYSE: AMD) today officially opened the Shanghai Research and Development Center (SRDC), a multi-million dollar research and development facility driving next-generation AMD processor-powered platform innovation through increased technology partner and customer collaboration. Initially, the SRDC's engineering staff will focus on the development of AMD's next-generation mobile platforms, but will also provide an important role in the validation and testing of AMD's broad range of current and future microprocessors.
"This opening, which is the largest single expansion of system design and customer support resources in AMD's history, represents both our deep commitment to China and to moving more of our center of gravity closer to customers and technology end-users," said Dirk Meyer, president and chief operating officer of AMD. "The SRDC will dramatically improve our ability to help our customers create highly advanced, next-generation platform designs and help accelerate time to market." READ MORE...