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: The EV-HPEC is a learning network where like-minded companies and individuals share
best practices, benchmark success, and network with one another. Activities include
structured learning tours, training classes, speakers, and special interest groups.

Leighanne Hogue (541) 242-2359


High Desert Enterprise Consortium (HiDEC)

Supports: Central Oregon Region – Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson Counties
Vision: A community of independent manufacturing businesses committed to helping each other
continually strengthen their competitive position against the world’s best, while
maintaining a high level of corporate responsibility to the communities of Central
Mission: HiDEC 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: Eric Strobel (541) 388-3236

Mid-Willamette High Performance Consortium (MWHPC)

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: Suzie Gibson (541) 913-2889

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: Bob Lanier (503) 227-0930