The increase is “unique, but my guess is we may have to continue it for one more year or so as we build out that memory factory, but I don’t see it continuing,” beyond 2018, said Brian Krzanich, chief executive of Intel on a call with analysts.Via: EE Times
Krzanich did not clarify whether he meant the Dalian, China, fab where Intel is ramping 3D NAND or the Lehi, Idaho, fab where it makes 3DXP with Micron. Bob Swan, Intel’s CFO, said Intel will spend $2.5 billion in capex for memory this year.
Intel spending 20 percent more on CapEx this year
Posted on Friday, Apr 28 2017 @ 11:40 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck