Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant 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.


From 20 to 26 March 2017, EPVs are celebrating industry!
On 20 March 2017, the 7th annual Industry Week begins throughout France, an opportunity to allow the general public to learn more about industry and its different sectors, and especially to meet the Entreprises du Patrimoine Vivant (Living Heritage Companies) in their area. The week will feature company tours, events, exhibitions and meetings with professionals.
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29-30 March 2017: find Living Heritage Companies (EPV) at the Made in France Première Vision trade fair
The Made in France Première Vision trade fair will be held at the Carreau du Temple in Paris on 29 and 30 March 2017. Some fifteen Living Heritage Companies will be exhibiting, presenting their know-how, and the EPV label will welcome you at a dedicated stand. This trade fair looks to gather together the French textile/clothing sector and showcase all of France’s areas of production: raw materials, accessories, finishing, clothing manufacture & knitting, etc.
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Last EPV-Labelled Companies
ALM Deco -Lacquer art, on furniture and woodwork
Armagnac Castarede Armagnac
Artesina - Pietro Seminelli Textile design, textile pleating – upholstery, decoration, tapestries – pleating for interior design purposes – design of objects, materials and surface treatments by pleading, folding and moulding
Atelier Marcu Preservation and restoration of furniture
Atelier Roca Protyping of seats and restoration of ancient furniture
Céramiques du Beaujolais Manufacture of terracotta tiles
Chapeaux de France Manufacture of hats in wool felt
Chaumet International SA Jewellery
Chocolaterie Dardenne Chocolate maker, sweet maker
Empreinte Artistic enamelling
Ets Reignoux Frères -
Eurl Jacques Stéphane Thatched roofing
FCC Dreux Automobile upholstery
Filature de Rougnat Wool spinning and weaving
Fonderie Vexlard Bronze foundry
France Métal Structures -
Gauthier et Cie Boilermaking, mechanics
GVMT Créations -
L'Art Nouveau Sarl Creation of contemporary furniture, interior layout, restoration of furniture
L'Atelier des Carmes Upholstery
La Maille au Personnel Knitting
La Reliure du Limousin Bookbinding, creation and restoration
Lapparra orfèvre argentier Gold and silversmith
Lehodey Vani-Bois Basketwork objects and furniture
Les Verreries de Bréhat Decorative hardware and light fittings
Lesage Paris Artistic embroidery
Lutherie Sébastien Tourny Lutemaking
Maison Chevalier Cleaning and restoration of carpets, tapestries and ancient and contemporary fabrics
Malvaux Industries -
Marbrerie Anastay Marblework and stone carving
Metafer - CFeR -
Michèle Baschet Manufacture of fine clothing
Rocamat Pierre naturelle Sandstone and stone cutting
Société des Ets Craman Lagarde Artistic joinery
Therias et l'Econome Cutlery