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.
Renewal of the DGE/Business France export partnership for the Entreprises du Patrimoine Vivant (EPVs – Living Heritage Companies)
For five years, the partnership between the Direction Générale des Entreprises (DGE) and Business France, coordinated by the ISM, has enabled more than 300 companies with the EPV label to receive support in the international markets for collective events or individual projects: upmarket exhibitions, buyer invitations in France, participation in trade shows, etc.
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A prestigious Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant table, central pillar of the French Pavilion at the Universal Exhibition in Milan
From 1 May to 31 October 2015, Expo Milano 2015 (the Universal Exhibition) will host over 140 participating countries and an expected 20 million visitors. The Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant (EPV - Living Heritage Company) label, partner of the French Pavilion, occupies a space in the centre of the Pavilion. L'art de vivre and gastronomy find centre stage on this prestigious table, a central pillar of the exhibition. From porcelain to glassware, cutlery to marble, the French excellence exhibited combines tradition and innovation, know-how and creativity, labour and passion. The mise en scène continues into the spaces around and the farandole of culinary practices.
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Last EPV-Labelled Companies
Antares-Sellier France Saddle-making - saddle-working
Ardoisière des 7 pieds Sarl Extraction and shaping of slates for roofing, for pavement and decorative slate articles
Atelier d'art Marc Morisset Gilding, wood sculpture and joinery
Atelier Erny Jean-Jacques SARL Cabinetmaking
Atelier von Nagel Manufacture of harpsichords
Ateliers Pinton Manufacture of carpets and tapestries
Christofle Manufacture and selling of gold (or silver) working articles and jewellery
Ciergerie Brousse et Fils -
Cousin Taxidermie Taxidermy
Coutellerie Laguiole Claude Dozorme Manufacture of cutlery articles
Cristalleries Schweitzer -
Ducaroy Grange Design and production of three-dimensional scale models and scenic design
Entreprise Riccoboni -
Etablissements André Renaud -
Ets Ayrens Production of high-class umbrellas
Ets Winckelmans -
Fonderie de Bronze Lauragaise Foundry work
Fonderie de Saint-Sauveur Artistic casting
François Le Druillennec -
Hôtel Le Bristol Restaurant
Jars Céramistes Ceramic artist
Jean Bracq SAS Production of Leavers lace and machine-made soft furnishings
La Maison du Vitrail Creation and restoration of stained glass windows
Laffanour Frères Production of Provençal chairs and furniture
Lalique SA Cut glass work
Lampe Berger -
Les Maquettistes Réunis de Suresnes Design and production of three-dimensional scale models and scenic design
Les terres cuites d'Aizenay Manufacture and reproduction of terracotta
Linge au Coeur Hand-made and mecanic embroidery
Liutera -
Luxbag - MCF Production of musical instrument cases and covers
OA 1710 - Orfèvrerie d'Anjou Pewtersmithing
Oustry SMTD -
Payan Bertrand -Production of essential oils and natural aromatic ingredients (perfumery, food), and production of perfume compositions
Pianos Balleron Sarl Restoration of ancient pianos
Porcelaine Carpenet Manufacture and decoration of Limoges porcelain articles
Poterie et tuilerie d'Amance Pottery, tilery and tiling
Sarl Cazaux Design and production of limited-edition enamelled terracotta ware
SAS Georges Morand Production and sale of gloves
Savonnerie Marius Fabre Manufacture of caldron soaps of Marseille
SD Reliure Bookbinding
Sellerie Cassou -
SOFACEM - La Cuisine Française -
Vitraux d'art Weinling Restoration and creation of stained-glass windows