EVLA Member Organizations
The Eugene Water & Electric Board, founded in 1911, is Oregon’s largest customer-owned utility and provides electricity and water to the Eugene community, as well as parts of East Springfield and the McKenzie River valley area. As a public utility, EWEB does not operate to earn a profit or to serve the investment needs of stockholders. Instead, it is chartered by the City of Eugene to serve the interests of its citizens.
Forrest Technical Coatings manufactures standard and specialized liquid and powder coatings for local and global manufacturers and distributors. Forrest’s most notable products are high temperature resistant coatings used in the wood and gas burning stove industry and beyond. To support the company’s culture of Lean and continuous improvement among employees and in the broader Eugene business community, Forrest was a founding member of EVLA and became ISO 9001:2015 certified in 2018.
Founded in the Pacific Northwest in 1975, GloryBee is a honey and natural ingredient company committed to supporting a healthy life for communities and the environment. From the beginning, we have been supplying premium honey, sweeteners, spices, and other quality ingredients directly to consumers, natural food manufacturers, bakeries, and markets. As a Certified B Corporation and inspired by a love for beekeeping, our SAVE the BEE® Initiative has been actively supporting bee health since 2012. One percent of all retail honey and beekeeping sales is donated to fund critical bee research on nutrition, health, and the issue of Colony Collapse Disorder.
In January 2023, Hummingbird owners Charlie and Julie Tilt made a bold move by transitioning their ownership of the company to an Employee Owned Purpose Trust, securing and guiding the mission and values of the business into perpetuity. The Purpose Trust was established to serve as a co-creator of life-enhancing, inclusive, and healthy food systems for our regional and global community. The coworkers elect the Trust Committee which appoints the Board that oversees the CEO, who works with the Leadership Team and coworkers to carry out the business of serving our customers, building relationships with vendors, and supporting healthy farming outcomes.
For more than 80 years, we’ve built a reputation for taking great care of people. Pacific Source Health Plans delivers healthcare solutions to businesses and individuals throughout the Northwest. Pacific Source is based in Eugene, Oregon, with local offices throughout Oregon, as well as in Idaho and Montana. We provide medical and dental benefits to more than 3,900 Northwest employers and cover more than 272,000 people with group and individual health insurance plans. We also provide self-funded employee benefit plans, flexible spending accounts, HRAs, and COBRA administration services. Together with our subsidiaries, we employ more than 800 people.
Founded in 1991, PakTech is an industry leader in using recycled HDPE plastic to create 100% recyclable packaging handles and automated application equipment. Headquartered in Eugene, Oregon, PakTech is a full-service company that specializes in creating injection molded handles for multi-packing products. PakTech makes it easy for consumers to grab, carry, and release multiple products using a simple, minimal, 100% recyclable handle.
Rosen Aviation is the leading provider of In-Flight Entertainment products for the business aviation marketplace. From its Eugene, Oregon based headquarters, Rosen provides fully integrated design, manufacture and product support to both Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and Maintenance and Repair Organizations (MROs) around the globe. Rosen’s cabin electronic devices, including displays, controllers, and source equipment are now expanding beyond business aviation into both the air transport and special missions markets.
Willamette Valley Company is a leading-edge, multinational corporation that manufactures and distributes a wide variety of custom products and services throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, Asia, and South America. While our roots are in the wood products industry and go back to our inception in 1952, our expertise and solutions now encompass innovative coatings, fillers, adhesives, robotics, parts, engineering, and much more across more than a dozen industries and specialties.
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FPW Media is a vertically integrated creative services agency specializing in film, brand, and merchandise production. FPW makes the impossible possible on a daily basis for its clients by offering a comprehensive range of services that connect the client's brand to their target audience. The unique company structure allows all services to be performed in-house with a critical eye for consistency and detail. From start to finish, FPW ensures the goals of its clients are executed without compromise.
Elegant Elephant Fine Foods Inc. is the home of Elegant Elephant Baking Co., Belle (the elegant food truck), Vanilla Jill’s and Grown & Rooted Delivery. These companies work together to provide 100% gluten-free options while also accommodating nut, dairy, egg and soy allergies as well as vegan products. Elegant Elephant works hard to provide high quality ingredients in every product- utilizing organic ingredients as much as possible, and also supporting our local community by using many locally sourced ingredients.