Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant


The Excellence of French Know-How

The Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant (Living Heritage Company, or 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 skills.
Apply to represent the Entreprises du Patrimoine Vivant at the Milan Expo 2015!
The Milan 2015 Universal Exposition, which is expected to receive 20 million visitors, will take place from 1 May to 31 October 2015. So far, 128 countries of the world have already confirmed their presence; the UN, FAO and EU will also be represented. At the Expo, France wanted to put a special spotlight on the Entreprises du Patrimoine Vivant (EPVs), by setting aside a space for them at the centre of its pavilion.
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Three EPV-labelled companies win Stars et Métiers 2014 awards
The winners of the national Star et Métiers 2014 competition, organised by the Chambers of Trades and Crafts and banking network Banques Populaires, were awarded their prizes on the evening of 2 December 2014, in Paris. Three of the eight award-winners are EPV-labelled firms, including Fonderie Cornille-Havard, which was also voted the public's favourite.
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Last EPV-Labelled Companies
Atelier Alain Pras Design, manufacturing and volumetric production of models for industry
Atelier Henri Gohin Wind instrument making and restoration
Atelier Lazar Cuckovic -
Atelier Max Capdebarthes Manufacture of leather-goods
Ateliers Deramaix Restoration of old furniture
Aurigane Créations Production of jewellery, watches, spectacles and fountain pens
Auvinet SAS Ladies clothing
Brun de Vian-Tiran Production of blankets, rugs and duvets in noble fibres
CHANEL Haute-Couture, Ready-to-Wear, Accessories
Chantier naval de l'Esterel Manufacture and restoration of boats
Creanog Embossed printing and hot marking
De Buyer industries Manufacture of copper,steel, silicone cooking articles and kitchen utensils
Elie Bleu Decorative woodwork, joinery and marquetry
Etablissement Moner -
Fabrique de dragées F. Adam Production of sweets, sugared almonds and chocolate specialities
Giovanna Chitto'da Brescia & Antoine Vittori Laulhère Manufacture of baroque and modern violins, violas and violloncelli
Gomet Granit Decorative marble (production, installation)
Horus Manufacture of valves and fittings and bathroom accessories
Jallu Ebénistes Manufacture of contemporary furniture
James ébénistes Sarl Interior layouts
JFM Staff Plasterwork, staff and stucco, gypsery
Jorelle Sarl Design, production and sale of wooden games and toys
Laure Selignac Creation of porcelain
Lebhar SAS -
Les Ateliers du Chat Botté costumier Costumier
Lyon Serti Setting of jewellery articles and spectacles
Maisons d'Histoire Stonemasonry and stonecutting
Mécatech -
Pascal Caffet Chocolate maker, pastry maker, ice cream maker
Pep's Repairing and selling of umbrellas, parasols and canes
Piganiol SAS Umbrella making
Pillivuyt Production and trade in porcelain tableware and cookware
Poterie Ravel Decroix et Fils Manufacture of terracotta tiles
Pouenat Ferronnier Wrought metalwork
Saboterie de Cornouaille Manufacture of clogs
Sarl Peintures Kling Restoration of interior painted sets in churches, objects and ancient furniture for liturgy, gilding of furniture and frames.
Société Albertini Traditionnal manufacture of flat glass, enamels for mosaics and glass tiles for stained-glass windows.
Société Nouvelle Edgard Hamon SAS Manufacture of fine clothing
Storia Intima -
Tissages Carret Weaving of silks
Tissus d'Avesnières Impression and dyeing of furnishing fabrics
Velours de Lyon Weaving of silks