AMD, the world's second largest semiconductor manufacturer after Intel, has landed in Chengdu and the company says that it will set up a sales and R&D center there.
In recent years, AMD has been deciding among the three western cities of Chengdu, Chongqing and Xi'an as the location for its new marketing and research platform. The establishment of AMD Chengdu Branch shows that Chengdu has finally become the winner.
A representative from AMD introduced at a press conference that AMD would push forward its strategy in Chengdu step by step and would first set up a sales management center in Wuhou District of Chengdu. AMD would also locate its second largest R&D center in China in Chengdu where the company is responsible for supplying chips to over 55% of the net cafes and DIY computer installation centers. AMD's landing in Chengdu is expected to greatly promote the development of Chengdu's technology industry.