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.


20 June 2016: export Workshop on Southeast Asia for EPVs
A region driving international economic development with an average growth rate of nearly 5% in 2015 (3% worldwide), ASEAN (10 countries in South East Asia) has a population of 625 million (against 500 million in Europe) - and forecasts for 2025 announce an increase to 700 million people, characterised by the significant development of the middle class with higher income levels. To help EPVs (Living Heritage Companies) to position themselves in this market, the ISM (Institut Supérieur des Metiers), along with CCI France International, is organising a workshop / speed meeting with country advisers.
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26 May 2016: EPVs take part in the Bpifrance Inno Génération event
At AccorHotels Arena (Paris) on 25 and 26 May 2016 Bpifrance Inno Génération will bring together thousands of entrepreneurs from all over France and from all sectors of the economy. The program for these two days dedicated to entrepreneurship will include many events and workshops. At one of these workshops, entitled "Excellence of know-how, tradition and innovation", the EPV (Living Heritage Company) label and its exceptional living heritage companies will feature strongly.
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Last EPV-Labelled Companies
Anciens Ateliers Barthe-Bordereau Sarl Creation and restoration of stained-glass windows
Atelier des Géants -
Atelier Reeman Decorative leather-sheating, leather-gilding, embossed- leathers
Ateliers DLB Roof-frame and carpentry
Aubercy Boot makers, manufacture and sale of footwear, belts and shoe trees
Beaulieu Boetie Making of furs and leathers
Betsinor -
Bullier - Pinceaux Leonard Manufacture of brushes
Carrosserie Klughertz Restoration of vehicles
Compagnie Vosgienne de la Chaussure Boot makers, manufacture and sale of footwear, belts and shoe trees
Concept Ebénist' Cabinetmaking
Confitures Herbin Manufacture of jams
Costet Decoration Cut glass work
Editions Bucciali Fine-cut printing
Faiencerie de Charolles Manufacture of earthenware objects
Groupe Voltaire -Saddlery, harness leather for horse riding
Horlogerie Vassort et Joubert Repair and manufacture of clock mechanisms, clocks and watches
Jean-Louis Duverger Atelier de Restauration de pendules anciennes -
JMB Taille de Pierre Stonecutting
John Lobb SAS Boot makers, manufacture and sale of footwear, belts and shoe trees
L'Atelier des Fac-similés du Périgord -Manufacture of models and prototypes (industry
La Gainerie d'Art -
Le Jacquard Français Design, manufacture and sale of table linen, kitchen linen and bathroom linen
Les Etuis Mirault
Lyon Lace Manufacture of laces
Maison Grevet Restoration of built heritage – stonemasonry, stonecutting
Manufacture Alphonse Castex Production of blankets, rugs and duvets in noble fibres
Maroquinerie La Fabrique Leather goods
Mazet de Montargis Chocolate and sweet-maker
Mecadis Production and restoration of silverware and cutlery, production of decorative metal parts for light switches and sockets
Metronome Technologie -
Sarl de Magneval -Manufacture of models and prototypes (industry
SECL Restoration of vehicles
SIGébène Sarl Interior layout
Société de Marqueterie Lacroix-Marrec Wood marquetry
Société des Couverts de Mouroux Silversmithing, production of cutlery in silver, silver-plated nickel silver and stainless steel
Sofama Leather goods
Soieries Roger Cheval Textile printing
Sophan Leather goods
Tirot Eurl Manufacture of wooden toys (boats)
Vitrail Saint-Georges Restoration and creation of stained-glass windows
Vitrines Lelièvre Driot Locks and wrought ironwork
Vivian Restoration of ancient heritage (historical monuments), masonry, stone cutting, tile and lead roofing