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

Do not miss Paris Design Week and the EPV itinerary!
This year once again, from 5 to 14 September 2019, Paris will move to the beat of creativity for the 9th edition of Paris Design Week. Over ten days, the general public and French and foreign professionals are invited to discover the finest design companies in Paris. There are some fifteen companies with excellence in expertise that hold the Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant (“living heritage”) label to be discovered along this visitor itinerary. This event is held in conjunction with the Maison&Objet exhibition, where several EPV companies will also be featuring.
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Discover A World Of Excellence, two Chinese documentaries on the EPV label
Two episodes of the Chinese programme "A World of Excellence" produced by Hantang Culture and focussing on the EPV label, were broadcast in June 2019 on 46 TV channels in China and on seven Chinese airlines. The Chinese film crew came to film the EPV companies Velours de Lyon, Dutel, Prelle, Au ver à soie, Tassinari & Chatel, Passementerie Verrier, as well as Romain Alès, President of EPV labeling commission and Alexis Govciyan, director of the Institut Supérieur des Métiers, in order to highlight this state label dedicated to French excellence.
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Last EPV-Labelled Companies
Atelier Emmanuel Barrois Architectural glass and stained glass windows
Atelier Lemaire Restoration of old furniture
Ateliers Nectoux Manufacture of pewter counters
Bertin et Fils Restoration of joinery work
Christian Legrand -
Etablissement Moner Joinery and cabinet making
Europlatre -Plaster, gypsum and stucco work
Groupe ADM - Ateliers du Marais Cabinetwork and layout
La Bouitte Restaurant
La Rochère Manufacture of decorative glass articles
Lafuma Mobilier SAS Manufacturer of metal furniture
Laumaillé SASU Bellmaker
LDS Paris -
Lebhar SAS Manufacture of cardboard (packaging)
Mafta (Duvivier) -
Matières à penser Manufacture of models and prototypes (industry
Plâtrerie Zambelli Patrick Plasterwork, staff and gypsery
Pochet du Courval Traditionnal manufacture of flat glass, enamels for mosaics and glass tiles for stained-glass windows.
SFOP - Supra Technologies Mechanical machining and boiler making
Société d'exploitation Roque .
Tellier Gobel et Cie Manufacture of up-market stainless steel cooking articles