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General Company Information
Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products, and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live. Founded in 1968 to build semiconductor memory products, Intel introduced the world's first microprocessor in 1971.
Intel's mission statement, values, and objectives
Our mission
Delight our customers, employees, and shareholders by relentlessly delivering the platform and technology advancements that become essential to the way we work and live.

Our values
Customer orientation
Results orientation
Risk taking
Great place to work

Our objectives
Extend our silicon technology and manufacturing leadership
Deliver unrivaled microprocessors and platforms
Grow profitability worldwide
Excel in customer orientation
Number of employees
The number of Intel employees can be found in our annual report.
Intel's major customers
Our customers include:
  • Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and original design manufacturers (ODMs) who make computer systems, cellular handsets and handheld computing devices, and telecommunications and networking communications equipment;
  • PC and network communications products users (including individuals, large and small businesses, and service providers) who buy PC components and board-level products, as well as our networking and communications products, through distributor, reseller, retail and OEM channels throughout the world; and
  • Other manufacturers, including makers of a wide range of industrial and communications equipment.
Intel history
You can find interesting and informative information on Intel's microprocessors and company history in our online Intel Museum.
Visiting Intel
If you're visiting Silicon Valley, we invite you to visit our Intel Museum. This museum has some great exhibits about computers and our latest technology and is always being changed to new and exciting things. To find out more about the museum, please visit our Intel Museum Web site.

For information regarding site visits outside of the United States, please go to our visitor centers page. Due to the ultra clean environments required in manufacturing facilities, access is not permitted to these areas.

For contact information for our worldwide offices, please visit our worldwide site locator.
Grant information
Intel supports education through grants for programs that advance science, math and technology education, particularly for women and underserved populations. Intel is also committed to the responsible use of natural resources, and funding for environmental programs will be considered. Within this broad category, Intel continues to give priority to programs with educational and technological components. To get more information please visit our U.S. Community Grant Information page at www.intel.com/community/grant.htm.
Used computer donations to U.S. schools & non-profits
Public Affairs manages the contribution of used computers to accredited schools and/or community-based non-profit organizations at Intel U.S. sites where the company has a major presence. At many sites, all available used systems are donated to schools or non-profit organizations which provide training to students who evaluate, repair and refurbish donated computers. Once refurbished, the computers are used in local schools. Donations of used equipment are also made on a very limited basis to other non-profit organizations.
Intel's marketing strategies, costs, and market share
Market data information varies from analyst to analyst. We recommend that you contact a market research firm for this information.
Intel's privacy policy
Intel is committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring you have a positive experience on our Web site. Our privacy policy outlines our personal information handling practices for both online and offline data.
Intel's signature sound
Intel's signature sound (wav file) is integral to our marketing and branding efforts, and unfortunately is not available to the public.
Intel photographs
Intel photographs are available for downloading from our pressroom or Intel Museum archives.

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