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Activity / SIC Code(s) Exists Since When? History Activities in Seattle Area Locations & Roles Elsewhere Issues Employment
Airborne Express Air shipping 1946 24,000
Ackerley Group
Adobe Systems
Alaska Airlines Passenger Air Transport Services 1934
Amazon.com Online books & other merchandize 1995
Eddie Bauer casual lifestyle clothing 1920
Boeing Aircraft & aerospace 1916
Costco Wholesale & warehouse retail 1983/85 World-wide locations
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Philanthropy
Global Telematics
Go2Net Internet Services Feb 1996
Group Health Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) 1947
HomeGrocer Food / Online-retail 1999
Immunex Biopharmaceutical products 1981
InfoSpace Internet services March 1996
McCaw Telecommunications 1973
Microsoft Software 1965/1977
1975
Mobility Inc.
Nordstrom Retail 1901
Olympic Pipelines (Renton) Pipeline Operations 1965 (Opening of the pipeline)
Paccar Heavy trucks 1905 (Piggot)
Plum Creek Timber Co. Timber, real estate 1989
Puget Sound Energy
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Ship repair for U.S.Navy 1891 2,200 "contract employees" (2000)
Pyramid Ales Beer 1984
QFC Food / Retail 1960 84 stores in WA; 5 in Oregon 6,500
RealNetworks Audio & Video software 1995
Redhook Ale Brewery Beer 1981
REI Retail / Recreational equipment 1938 New Locations Vertical disintegration
Seattle City Light Seattle power supply
Sound Transit Regional transit (multi-county)
Starbucks Coffee 1971 Fair trade
Conservation
Starbucks' locations
Tully's Coffee Corp. Coffee: Production & Retailing 1992
University of Washington Education, Research, Health Care, Sports, Real Estate 1861
Uwajimaya Asian foods/groceries & gifts 1928
VoiceStream Cellular telephone services 1994
Vulcan Ventures (Bellevue) Paul Allen's Investment Firm 1986
Washington Mutual Savings Bank Financial services 1889
Weyerhaeuser Timber, wood products, real estate 1900
World Vision 1950
  (Internet Group)
Airborne Express
Alaska Airlines
Amazon.com
Avenue A
Boeing
Cinnabon
Costco
Eddie Bauer
Egghead.com
Go2Net
HomeGrocer.com
Immunex
Labor Ready
Mackie Designs
Metawave Communications
Microsoft
Nordstrom
Paccar
Puget Sound Energy
RealNetworks
Safeco
Seattle FilmWorks
Seattle's Best Coffee
Spacelabs Medical
Starbucks
Starwave Ventures
Teledesic
Tully's
Visio
Washington Mutual
Western Wireless
Weyerhauser
WRQ


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