Lehi, Utah, USA

Lehi is a city in Utah County, Utah, United States. It is named after Lehi, a prophet in the Book of Mormon. The rapid growth in Lehi is due, in part, to the rapid development of the tech industry region known as Silicon Slopes. Lehi is part of the Provo–Orem Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Lehi has transitioned from an agricultural economy to a technological economy. This first started with the lengthy construction of a DRAM microchip plant by Micron Technology, which eventually evolved into a NAND flash memory business called IM Flash Technologies that was founded by both Micron and the Intel Corporation with headquarters in Lehi. Currently, 1 out of every 14 flash memory chips in the world is produced in Lehi. In 2021, Texas Instruments announced that they would be purchasing this facility. Adobe Systems based one of its U.S. buildings in Lehi, which is home to about 900 employees. According to the Adobe website, "The team in Utah is focused on engineering, product development, sales, marketing, and operations for the industry-leading Adobe Marketing Cloud".

IASIS Healthcare built Lehi's first hospital, which opened in 2015. The company broke ground for the medical centre in 2014. The 23-acre campus houses a 40-bed, full-service facility with an emergency department, intensive care unit, medical imaging, cardiac lab, surgical suites, and labour and delivery. Ancestry.com has its headquarters in Lehi. The headquarters building is located in The Corporate Center at Traverse Mountain. Microsoft has an engineering department specialising in the next version of its MDOP (Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack), code-named "Park City." Initially employing 100, Microsoft has built a second building to house its staff. Microsoft Southwest District is located in Lehi. Other Thanksgiving Park tenants are Infusionsoft, Workfront, Vivint Solar, Agel Enterprises, DigiCert, Jolt and ProPay Inc. Multi-level marketing companies XanGo, Young Living, Younique, and Nature's Sunshine Products also have offices in Lehi.

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Lehi has a population of over 66,040 people. Lehi also forms part of the wider Provo-Orem metropolitan area which has a population of over 793,000 people.

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