FTC suit won’t affect Folsom operations

Officials with Intel offices in Folsom said Wednesday that the Federal Trade Commission’s legal action against Intel Corp. is unrelated to local operations.

“There’s nothing about the FTC action that would impact Folsom at all,” said Intel Folsom spokesman Mark Pettinger.

Intel Folsom employs about 5,800 engineers, technicians, sales and support staff at its research and design campus. The site is home to major platform groups (Mobility, Digital Health, Digital Enterprise, Digital Home), Intel’s Americas Sales and Marketing operation, and the company’s Information Technology organization.

Intel came to Folsom in 1984 and no bills itself as the largest private industry employer there.

The campus has seven buildings with 1.5 million square feet of office, testing and lab space.

Intel workers in Folsom create, test and validate next-generation chips and chip sets, including desktop, mobile and server-processor products.