Fresh on the heels of his State of the Union Address, President Obama is visiting an Intel plant in Arizona. Last night, as he was addressing a joint session of Congress Obama said:
Think about the America within our reach: A country that leads the world in educating its people. An America that attracts a new generation of high-tech manufacturing and high-paying jobs.
With that in mind Obama will tour one of Intel’s largest and most high tech processor manufacturing plants in Chandler, Arizona. The site known as Intel’s Fab 42 plant is under construction and is said to cost $5.2 billion dollars before the doors open in 2013 pouring jobs into the suburb of Phoenix. In fact according to PC Magazine this is the Intel’s Fab 42 plant is the second largest construction project in the world right now next to the Olympic facilities being built in London.
Obama is taking a three day tour of Arizona, Iowa, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan promoting bringing manufacturing jobs back to America and improving job skills training for US workers.