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Regional Consortia

Emerald Valley High Performance Enterprise Consortium (EV-HPEC)

Supports: Lane County
Vision: The Emerald Valley High Performance Enterprise Consortium represents a cross-section of Lane County businesses interested in sharing and disseminating information on best practices in lean and high-performance processes.
Mission: EV-HPEC supports organizations to instill learning in the principles of lean and high performance; provide education and training for the implementation of lean methods, lean culture, and workforce development; collaborate in solving common problems for improving lean practices; promote continuous improvement and reduction of waste; and promote the health and sustainability of member businesses.

Sarah Delp (541) 242-2357


Grow3Degrees (Formerly HiDEC)

Supports: Central Oregon Region – Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson Counties
Vision: Our goal is to make high quality content affordable and accessible to the Central Oregon region by leveraging our member community, trusted local partners and thought leaders.
Mission: Grow3Degrees is an organization dedicated to providing access to quality training, continuing education and a creative forum for sharing ideas to assist Central Oregon enterprises in achieving world-class performance.
Contact: Dave Slavensky (541) 610-2847

Mid-Willamette High Performance Consortium (WPC)

Supports: Marion, Polk, and Yamhill Counties
Mission: To ensure all Mid-Willamette manufacturers are high performing, profitable, and
thriving in the global economy through the following objectives:- Provide a forum for collaboration and learning among members- Provide resources to companies for training and growth- Help members set continuous improvement benchmarks and provide guidance- Share information through a growing network of membersWith the goal of increasing the capacity of companies currently involved in high performance activities and increasing the number of companies actively using high
performance strategies.
Contact: Kim Parker-llerenas (503) 581-1002

Oregon Biosciences Association High Performance Consortium (OBA HPC)

Supports: Bioscience Industry Statewide
Mission: To provide information, training, and support for companies pursuing a higher standard of performance through the implementation of lean activities. Our member companies are indeed a unique segment of Oregon’s manufacturing industry, in that they must
balance their lean enterprise efforts with the stringent regulatory oversight of
the FDA. Our consortium provides a platform for information exchange and benchmarking that is specifically tailored to meet the unique needs of the bioscience industry.
Contact: Julie Black

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