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.


19 May 2016: EPV know-how on show and presentation of diplomas in the Ardèche
On Thursday, 19 May 2016, during a day dedicated to Living Heritage Company (EPV) know-how at the Ardèche Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) premises in Privas, Alain Triolle, Prefect of the Ardèche, along with local chambers of commerce officials and Alexis Govciyan, Director of the Institut Supérieur des Métiers, will present diplomas to three companies who have recently received EPV certification or have had their certification renewed for another 5 years.
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3 May 2016: presentation of the EPV label in Clermont-Ferrand
Tuesday, 3 May 2016, the regional Bpifrance branch in Clermont-Ferrand is organising a breakfast on the theme: "Financing the growth of businesses with excellence of know-how". This event will include the opportunity to present the label and to give an update of label news for 2016. Several heads of EPV-certified companies will be there to talk about their businesses.
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Last EPV-Labelled Companies
A. Meynier & Fils -Manufacture of buttons for the fashion industry
Ateliers Marcotte Manufacture of decorative parts and items in bronze (turning)
Bille en Brousse Manufacture of clay marbles for games and decoration
Château Haut-Bailly -
Crézé Artistic ironwork and metalwork
Cuirs du Futur Leather- tawing
De Gourdon SAS Manufacture of oboes
Decayeux STI -
Degorce Sarl Manufacture of slippers
Ets A. Fournier Restoration of antique taps, manufacturing of high-class taps and fittings
Ets Jacques Brazet et Cie Tapestry maker
F.I.A. - Fabrique d'Insignes Artistiques SAS Manufacture of medals, insignia and decorative objects in engraved and embossed metal
Gabriel Ravet-Degomme SA Tapestry maker
Goulibeur Manufacture of biscuits
Gript Sarl Augustine Fancy jewels
Hautbois et bassons Cottet Making of oboes and historical bassoons, making of modern bassoons
Jean-Pierre Besse Manufacture de sièges Manufacture of furniture and seating, sofas and armchairs
Kubli -Production of traditional confectionery
Labasse et Fils Production of quicklime and limestone grit
Maitres Robinetiers de France Manufacture of taps
Minima Design, manufacture and distribution of glasses
Multiplast Manufacture of competition ships, prototypes and large-scale industrial pieces in composite materials (carbon fibre)
Nicolas Le Scouarnec Carpentry
Philippe Tournaire Jewellery
Poterie Remmy MM Salted sandstone pottery (Alsatian sandstone)
Rosini Sarl Foundry work
S. Brocard Pastry-making, chocolate-making and sweet-making
SNBR- Société Nouvelle le Bâtiment Régional Restoration of Historic Monuments, Stonemasonry, Stonecutting
Société d'exploitation Grenobloise de Chocolaterie - Zugmeyer Chocolate-maker
Studio Horjo Jewellery
Ufacto -Prototype producer, model maker, painter
Verrissima -