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

15 March 2018: EPV day in Nouvelle Aquitaine
On 15 March 2018, an event entitled “Conference on skills excellence in Nouvelle Aquitaine: the EPV label, a competitive advantage” will be held in La Rochefoucauld, organised by the Nouvelle Aquitaine regional authority. The programme will include: round tables, a colloquium and brainstorming workshops.
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19 February 2018: EPV label award ceremony in Paris
On 19 February 2018, the first award ceremony of the Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant (EPV) label for companies in the Paris region will be held at the official residence of the prefect of Paris and Île-de-France, the Hôtel de Noirmoutier. The event is organised in partnership with the Île-de-France Regional Directorate for Business, Competition, Consumer Affairs, Labour and Employment (DIRECCTE Île-de-France) and the ISM.
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Last EPV-Labelled Companies
Adam SAS Designer and manufacturer of wooden packaging
Aptunion Industrie Manufacture of sweet products
Art et Rénovation Restoration of the rural architectural heritage
Atelier de Tissage de Bussières et de Challes (ATBC) Manufacture of high-end fabrics and horse hair weaving
Atelier François Pouenat Wrought metalwork
Atelier Quillet Restoration of documents and hand-made bookbinding
Ateliers AS Textile printing
Bodin Restoration of building heritage
Bruno Charvin Manufacture of fine colors
Coulon Tapissier Tapestry and restoration of ancient seats
Coustilleres SA Manufacture of straw and felt hats
Cristallerie de Montbronn Cut glass work
Deveaux -
Distillerie Pierre Guy Manufacture of spirits
Etablissement Hamel Turning, marquetry in ivory and precious materials
Etablissements Marcel Gandit Photoengraving on textile
Ets Murelli Etching
Fiatlux Manufacture of lampshades
Giron Screening cloths / steel and polyurethane sieves
Haviland Porcelain articles
Herink Jewellery
HOTEL DU PALAIS, Imperial Resort & Spa de Biarritz Luxury Hotel – Restaurant
Japell Print shop, gold pressing, embossing and cutting
La Forge Wrought metalwork
La Tuilerie de Bridore -
Le Ludion Manufacture of barrels organs and music scores
Les Ateliers Aubert-Labansat Roof-frame and carpentry
Liogier-Allary Sarl Manufacture of shredders and files
Maison Alice Cadolle -
Maison Clairvoy Manufacture of bespoke handmade shoes for individuals and performing arts, film and television professionals
Maison Corsiglia -
Maison des Soeurs Macarons Pastry-making, chocolate-making and sweet-making
Manufacture Jean Rousseau Manufacture of watch bracelets and leather-goods
Maquettes et Modèles de la Bresle Prototype producer, model maker, painter
Marc Raimbault Creation and manufacture of contemporary furniture
Pâtisserie Jacques -
Plastiques soudés JC KELLER et CIE -
Rivierre Sarl Production of forging carpet-tacks
Royal Limoges Porcelain articles
Sellerie Berti Saddlery and leather goods
Silium Screenprinting
Société d'Impression sur Etoffes du Grand Lemps (S.I.E.G.L.) Textile printing
Société Simon -
Teinturerie JBD Gabriel Textile dry filling and dyeing
Trabuc Manufacture of rubber stamps, engraving
Undostrial Eyewear manufacturing
Verrerie de Saint-Just Cut glass work