AMD is a supplier of computer and communication IC, which produces microprocessors, flash memory, programmable logic devices and other communication and network applications. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in California, the company is the second largest Microsoft Windows compatible PC processor supplier in the world. There are more than 13000 employees around the world. Production sites are located in the United States, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Germany and China, with sales offices in major cities around the world. At present, AMD is still developing new technologies, developing copper connection technology with Motorola, and developing silicon technology, chip manufacturing and packaging technology with other strategic partners.