When we talk about local companies, Seattle can say that it is and was the home of famous international companies. Boeing had made airplanes before the company moved to Chicago. Amazon is one of the companies that are famous and that it is in fact in Seattle. Keep in mind that you can find many other famous companies in Seattle. The only thing you need to do is to make your research a little bit. Nintendo of America was in fact in Seattle. They are bought by other companies, or they have stayed in the franchise they have started in the beginning.