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

12-13 October 2018 2nd edition of the Journées des Savoir-Faire d'Excellence EPV
On Friday 12 and Saturday 13 October, get ready to meet the Entreprises du Patrimoine Vivant who will be opening their doors across France! The Institut Supérieur des Métiers, in partnership with Entreprise & Découverte, is holding the 2nd edition of the Journées des Savoir-Faire d'Excellence EPV (EPV excellence in expertise days) These exceptional open days offer a unique opportunity to attendees (young people, general public, institutions, press, etc.) to rediscover our national landscape in an original manner, by visiting workshops and factories, and meeting the men and women of excellence who work in the Entreprises du Patrimoine Vivant.
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3 July 2018: 3rd International Speed Meeting for EPVs at the Ministry for the Economy and Finance
Following the first two Speed Meetings and the Working Group supporting EPV companies for export initiated by the DGE, ISM, CCI International and CCI France International signed a partnership agreement in November, aimed at improving the coordination of support activity for EPV companies in France and abroad. As part of this initiative, the 3rd International Speed Meeting for EPVs will be held at Bercy at the Centre de Conférence Pierre-Mendès of the Ministry for the Economy and Finance on 03 July 2018. Around thirty experts from CCi France International and Business France will hold personalised meetings with the directors of EPV companies as part of the event.
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Last EPV-Labelled Companies
Adine SAS Manufacture of luxury covered cardboard gift boxes and transparent gift boxes
Aero Mecanic's General mechanics
Atelier Artistique du Béton -
Atelier des Métaux Reproduction and restoration of ancient locks, keys and ironwork
Atelier S & L Prestige -
Atelier St Eloi -
Atelier Thiery -
Atelier Traditionnel du Vimeu Manufacture of valves and fittings and bathroom accessories
Ateliers Babouot Bookbinding
Ateliers Courageux Creation and restoration of stained glass windows
AV 10 Jewellery
Bichot Menuiserie Interior and exterior wood joinery, wooden flooring and staircases
Calvados Christian Drouin Distillery
Cattelan -
Charpente Serge Goacolou Traditional carpentry and construction of wooden houses
Chemin Sarl Manufacture of seats
Confiturerie et confiseries d'Andresy Manufacture of jams and fruit-based preparations
Cyfac International Manufacture of ergonomic, made-to-measure bicycle frames
D.H. Piat Stone maker, merchant
Ets Perret Metal beating
Gilles Tournillon -
Hôtel Le Meurice Hotel - catering industry
L'Atelier Arterra Manufacture of ornemental figures
Les Métalliers Champenois Wrought metalwork
Les Petites Maries Manufacture and conception of plush and fabric articles
Marbrerie Vandermarliere Stone carving, fine marblework, engraving and inlayings
Palat Roger Sarl Production of flagstone roofing and external paving
Passementerie Michel Sahuc Fabric trimming
PMW Manufacture of puzzles
RED - Raccord Express Decolletage -
Ressource Maison d’Edition de Peintures et Papiers peints -
Sarl Charliluce Manufacture of wooden toys
SNE Codentel Creation and manufacture of lace from Dentelles de Calais Leavers
Sofac Manufacture of hats and caps
Stuk Manufacture of fashion accessories, jewellery
Ventoux Moteurs Ingénierie Restoration of old vehicles