Intel has no plans to close Rio Rancho plant


RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE)– Intel does not plan to close any of its manufacturing sites like its plant in Rio Rancho.

The Oregonian reports that’s according to internal documents.

The facility in Rio Rancho could still see job cuts.

The chip maker announced in April, it will cut 12,000, or 11 percent, of its workforce.

The newspaper says employees will know by Monday if they are eligible for a buyout.

Intel has planned some project cancellations as well. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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