According to unconfirmed reports, the company is a leader in the field of production of equipment for mining Bitmain plans to open a branch in the city of Walla Walla, Washington. First reported by local newspaper the Union Bulletin. Representatives Bitmain has not made any statements regarding a fully-fledged office in the United States.
The article said that the official tenant of the earth will be company Ant Creek, LLC, the sole Manager of which is the co-founder of Bitmain Gian Wu.
The subject of the transaction is alleged to be a plot of land “Kelly Properties” belonging to the municipal Corporation of Port of Walla Walla. Under the agreement, Ant Creek will land at the disposal in early 2019 with option of purchase up to 40 acres of land.
Port Executive Director Patrick ray (Patrick Reay) argues that the Corporation discussed the possible construction of a building Ant Creek for six months. According to the management Port, the transaction can attract private investment in the amount of from seven to ten million dollars and create up to 20 full-fledged jobs. The Corporation does not care about the energy consumption of the enterprise, since they do not supply electricity to tenants.
Business expansion Bitmain caused by the recent tightening policy of the Chinese authorities in relation to cryptocurrencies. At the beginning of the year, the company opened a branch in Switzerland; in the future Bitmain wants to go global, not to depend on legal restrictions of any country.
Recall that the manufacturer of the ASIC devices already have a center in California, however, it is intended solely for the examination and repair of faulty equipment. Similar objects Bitmain is in Hong Kong and, more recently, in Irkutsk.