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.
EPV label presented at the European Craft Biennale
The 1st European Craft Biennale, organised by the Rhône Chamber of Crafts and Trades (CMA), will take place from 20 to 23 November at the Lyon Convention Centre. At the CMA’s invitation, the Institut Supérieur des Métiers (ISM) was keen to team up with the event to promote the EPV companies of the region and publicise the label.
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13 - 16 November 2014: EPV expertise at the “Mes Créateurs Joailliers” trade show
The 1st “Mes Créateurs Joailliers” trade show will be held from 13 to 16 November 2014 at the Hôtel de l'Industrie in Paris. In this setting, the EPV Label will be represented by a photo exhibition with snapshots by photographer Lisa Camus. Two houses with the label will be showcased – Mathon Paris and Boucheron.
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Last EPV-Labelled Companies
Atelier Alain Pras Design, manufacturing and volumetric production of models for industry
Atelier Henri Gohin Wind instrument making and restoration
Atelier Lazar Cuckovic -
Atelier Max Capdebarthes Manufacture of leather-goods
Ateliers Deramaix Restoration of old furniture
Aurigane Créations Production of jewellery, watches, spectacles and fountain pens
Auvinet SAS Ladies clothing
Brun de Vian-Tiran Production of blankets, rugs and duvets in noble fibres
Caffet et Cie Chocolate maker, pastry maker, ice cream maker
CHANEL Haute-Couture, Ready-to-Wear, Accessories
Chantier naval de l'Esterel Manufacture and restoration of boats
Creanog Embossed printing and hot marking
De Buyer industries Manufacture of copper,steel, silicone cooking articles and kitchen utensils
Elie Bleu Decorative woodwork, joinery and marquetry
Etablissement Moner -
Fabrique de dragées F. Adam Production of sweets, sugared almonds and chocolate specialities
Giovanna Chitto'da Brescia & Antoine Vittori Laulhère Manufacture of baroque and modern violins, violas and violloncelli
Horus Manufacture of valves and fittings and bathroom accessories
Jallu Ebénistes Manufacture of contemporary furniture
James ébénistes Sarl Joinery and interior layouts
JFM Staff Plasterwork, staff and stucco, gypsery
Jorelle Sarl Design, production and sale of wooden games and toys
Laure Selignac Creation of porcelain
Lebhar SAS -
Les Ateliers du Chat Botté costumier Costumier
Lyon Serti Setting of jewellery articles and spectacles
Maisons d'Histoire Stonemasonry and stonecutting
Marbrerie Gomet et Fils Decorative marble (production, installation)
Mécatech -
Pep's Repairing and selling of umbrellas, parasols and canes
Piganiol SAS Umbrella making
Pillivuyt Production and trade in porcelain tableware and cookware
Poterie Ravel Decroix et Fils Manufacture of terracotta tiles
Pouenat Ferronnier Wrought metalwork
Saboterie de Cornouaille Manufacture of clogs
Sarl Peintures Kling Restoration of interior painted sets in churches, objects and ancient furniture for liturgy, gilding of furniture and frames.
Société Albertini Traditionnal manufacture of flat glass, enamels for mosaics and glass tiles for stained-glass windows.
Société Nouvelle Edgard Hamon SAS Manufacture of fine clothing
Storia Intima -
Tissages Carret Weaving of silks
Tissus d'Avesnières Impression and dyeing of furnishing fabrics
Velours de Lyon Weaving of silks