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

From 18 to 24 March 2019, EPVs are celebrating industry!
On 18 March 2019, the 9th edition of the Semaine de l'Industrie (Industry Week) begins throughout France: an opportunity to allow the general public to discover industry, its businesses and in particular to meet the Entreprises du Patrimoine Vivant from the sector. The programme will include: company visits, events, exhibitions and meetings with professionals.
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Appointment of the new National Commission of Entreprises du Patrimoine Vivant
The new National Commission of Entreprises du Patrimoine Vivant was appointed by order of the Minister of the Economy and Finance, dated 28 January 2019 and published in the Official Journal on 10 February 2019. This commission has 46 members (23 incumbents and 23 deputies) and a special rapporteur. Among these appointments: Romain Alès is Chair of the Commission and Isabelle Ginestet-Naudin, Vice-Chair.
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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 -
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 .
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 -
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 -
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