In mid-2005, Intel will review its options for where the next assembly and test facility locate. On the short list of potential sites include locations in China, India, Thailand and Vietnam. Each country has its own unique benefits and risks in terms of infrastructure, governance, education, economic, cultural, intellectual property protection, labor markets, experience in dealing with Western companies and tax breaks and other incentives. Intel’s general manager for assembly and test, Brian Krzanich, … Read more »

In mid-2005, Intel will review its options for where the next assembly and test facility locate. On the short list of potential sites include locations in China, India, Thailand and Vietnam. Each country has its own unique benefits and risks in terms of infrastructure, governance, education, economic, cultural, intellectual property protection, labor markets, experience in dealing with Western companies and tax breaks and other incentives. Intel’s general manager for assembly and test, Brian Krzanich need to consider all these factors as well as Intel’s criteria for the new facility, the location and its recommendation to the company’s Board of Directors. Which country should select Intel and location?
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Juan Alcacer,
Kerry Herman
Source: Harvard Business School
20 pages.
Release Date: 19, September 2012. Prod #: 713 406 PDF-ENG
Intel: Strategic decisions in locating a new assembly and test facility (A) HBR case solution