Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant


The Excellence of French Know-How

The excellence of French know-how

The Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant (EPV) label is a mark of recognition of the French State, put in place to reward French firms for the excellence of their traditional and industrial know-how.


The EPV label: a synonym of French excellence

Crafts and trades promoted by the EPV label

French EPV-labelled companies

EPVs and industrial tourism

10-12 November 2018: discover over 40 EPV companies at the MIF Expo trade fair
As ambassadors of the excellence of French expertise, every year many Entreprises du Patrimoine Vivant (Living Heritage Companies) exhibit at MIF EXPO, the Made in France Exhibition, the 7th edition of which will take place on 10, 11 and 12 November 2018 at the Porte de Versailles in Paris. Distributed both across a space dedicated to the EPV label and along the other walkways of the venue, over 40 EPV companies await you for the three days of the exhibition.
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25-28 October 2018: fifty EPVs in attendance at the Salon International du Patrimoine Culturel
On 25 October 2018, the Salon International du Patrimoine Culturel will open its doors at the Carrousel du Louvre in Paris until 28 October. At the keynote event in the sector, this year's theme will be "European heritage, shared heritage". Visitors will be able to meet with around fifty Entreprises du Patrimoine Vivant on their own stands, shared stands, or on the EPV stand (Salle Delorme). For this occasion, the ISM is coordinating a group stand that brings together a number of EPV labelled companies, as well as visiting buyers from abroad in partnership with Business France.
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Last EPV-Labelled Companies
Accordéons Joel Louveau Manufacture of accordions
Art de Lys Tissage Jacquard weaving of carpets and cushion covers
Art Graphique et Patrimoine Creation and Manufacture of leather and fur clothing (woollen hides)
Arthur et Marie Manufacture of wooden toys
Beyer Manufacture of jams and fruit-based preparations
Carrières Plo Stone quarry operations
Chocolats B. Dufoux Chocolate-maker
Ciergerie du Sud-Est Manufacture of altar candles and candles
Crambes Manufacture of hats
Craquelins de St-Malo Production of craquelins and pastries
Création Vidon-Gerlier Upholstery
Deltameca Mechanical machining and boiler making
Diffusion Matériels Horlogers (DIMAHOR) -
Ets Echevarria - Sièges de style Manufacture of upholstery for seating
Ets Goyon-Chazeau Manufacture of knives
Faïencerie Georges Manufacture of earthenware objects
Fouquet Chocolate and sweet-maker
Fruidoraix Manufacture of calissons and nougat
G. Bonnin Frères Shipbuilding and repair
Haase innovation -
Henri Raffin Production of sausage products
IFB Refractories Manufacture of tiles and bricks
La coutellerie de Laguiole Honoré Durand Cutlery-maker
La Rochelaise des Glaces -
Loubière La Forge d'art Ironwork
MDG Création Métal Sheet metal work, copperware, tin foundry
Mégisserie Richard Leather- tawing
Nextis -
Passementerie Verrier Paris Fabric trimming
Peltex Industrie Mechanical weaving (technical fabrics, upholstery)
Pierre Weber Manufacture, restoration, reproduction of jewels
Qualipac Aurillac Packaging for make-up
SA des anciens Etablissements C&E Chapal Frères et Compagnie Manufacture of upholstery for seating
Sarl Fauvel - Normandy Ceramics Terracotta tiles
Select Junior Décolletage Creation and manufacture of light fittings and up-market bronze furniture
Serrurerie Bézian -
Société de la Ciergerie Lourdaise Manufacture of candles, church candles and night-lights
Stoelzle Masnières Parfumerie Cut glass work
Théron et fils SARL Metalwork, ironwork
Volevatch Manufacture of taps