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

23-26 April 2019: 3rd EPV - ESSEC Hackathon with the Journées des Savoir-Faire!
The 3rd edition of the “Journées des Savoir-Faire” (expertise days), co-organised by the ISM and the Management Chair of the ESSEC Business School, will take place from 23 to 26 April 2019 at the offices of the EPV (Living Heritage Company) Studio Harcourt. Over these four days, the EPV label will be central to an expertise-based Hackathon, with the students of the Chair working on concrete problems set by 4 companies with the EPV label (CDA Productions, Fauchon Réceptions, Stark and Sons and Studio Harcourt), as well as the Palace of Versailles.
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EPVs (Living Heritage Companies): ambassadors of France at the Art de Vivre exhibition in Moscow from 28 to 31 May 2019
The 2019 Art de Vivre exhibition in Moscow, dedicated to the French art of living, will take place from 28 to 31 May at the French Embassy in Moscow and the residence of the French Ambassador. The exhibition is organised with the media support of Interior.ru, a portal that showcases the latest in design, the world of interiors and the arts. EPVs from the decorating and music sectors will be in attendance!
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Last EPV-Labelled Companies
A La Lorraine Production of redcurrant jam
Astier de Villatte Manufacture of ceramics for cooking
Atelier Bernard Fournier Restoration and creation of stained-glass windows
Atelier du bracelet parisien Manufacture of watch bracelets
Atelier Lucien Tourtoulou Realisation of fresco
Baguès Creation and manufacture of light fittings and up-market bronze furniture
Bignon Dervaux 1878 Design and manufacturing of embroidered household linen
Bodet Campanaire -
Borlis Luxury accessories leather passementerie corseting
Cabosse & Associés Chocolate-maker
Calissons Léonard Parli Manufacture of Aix calissons, candied fruits and nougat
Chantier naval Borg Manufacture and restoration of boats
Cléopâtre Colles et couleurs Manufacture of glues and paints
Coliege Metalco Emballages Manufacturing of overcap capsules and heat shrink sleeves
Coutellerie Robert David Cutlery
Distillerie artisanale Jos Nusbaumer Distillery
Eclairage Roger Pradier® Creation and manufacture of outside lamps
Emile Henry -
Etablissements Laoureux -
Ets J. Toulemonde Père et Fils Manufacture of cotton and linen threads
Ets Lepère Textile finishing (dyeing, printing, transfer, induction)
Ets Ridremont et la Brosserie Nouvelle réunis Manufacture of brushes
Ets Roze Manufacture of sealing wax
Faïencerie d'Art de Nevers Manufacture of earthenware objects
Fariboles productions Creation and manufacture of statuettes
Filature Arpin Wool spinning and weaving
Fonderie Sylvain Compagnon Manufacture of fashion accessories, jewellery
Général au Service du Cheval Vans and lorries for horses
Henry Jullien Manufacture Manufacture of glasses frames
Interstyl - Les ateliers de Boissiers Knitting and sewing of clothes -
L'Atelier de Soierie Textile finishing (dyeing, printing, transfer, induction)
L'Atelier du Vieux Presbytère Restoration of old monuments
La Canonnerie Stéphanoise Production of hunting weapons
La Ciergerie Manufacture of altar candles and candles
La Forge de Style Ironwork
Maison Drucker Manufacture of rattan chairs
Maison Lucien Gau Creation, production and restoration of lighting fixtures – fine bronzework
Manuel Soirat Lapidaire Stone maker
Manufacture de Digoin - Grès & Poteries Pottery
Mécanique Agricole Générale Manufacture of tools for working the soil
Nailler Restoration and conservation of frameworks and traditional roofs
Odiot Gold and silversmith
Oser Accessories and maintenance products for classic cars
Porcelaines de la Fabrique -
Porcelaines J. Merigous Manufacture of porcelain
Poterie d'Albi Manufacture of terracotta potteries
Procédés Chénel International Interior layouts
Robin Aircraft -
Rubel et Ménasché Diamonds cutting
RV Automobile Restoration of vehicles
SE Ets Jean Jouard Roofing, metal roofing ornaments, plumbing, heating
Serres et ferronneries d'antan Iron joinery, restoration and creation of verandas and glasshouses
Silec Cable -
Tricots Saint-James Bonnet maker, ready-to-wear