Made In Washington

Local Seattle business LightArt in Georgetown creates avant-garde light fixtures

LightArt has 80 employees, most of them in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood

Des Moines crackers plant

Producing six brands and a wide variety of flavors and cuts, Partners employs 70 people and has the capacity to produce about 11 million crackers a day.

Founded in 1983, Metagenics produces nutritional supplements, medical foods and lifestyle programs to help people achieve their health goals.

A division of PACCAR since 1945, Kenworth workers assemble about 2,500 trucks a year in Renton.

The Tumwater manufacturer employs 25 workers and distributes through independent stores, small chains and direct-to-consumer sales.

The Tacoma manufacturer employs about 50 workers but can accommodate twice that number

The three-person staff at the Ballard-based manufacturer also maintains pipe organs for about 200 clients.

Fran’s makes certified fair trade chocolates in Georgetown and sells them in stores at the factory and in downtown Seattle, downtown Bellevue, University Village and online.