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

10-12 November 2017: Discover 40 EPVs at MIF Expo, the ‘Made in France’ trade fair
As representatives of French production excellence, Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant (EPV)-labelled companies naturally have a place at MIF Expo, whose sixth edition will take place from 10 to 12 November 2017, at Porte de Versailles in Paris. Over forty labelled companies will be exhibiting at this three-day event, both in a dedicated EPV area and around the other aisles of the expo.
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2-5 November 2017: 50 EPVs to exhibit at the International Heritage Fair
On 2 November 2017, the International Heritage Fair opens its doors at the Carroussel du Louvre in Paris, until 5 November. A key date in the cultural heritage calendar, the theme of this year’s expo will be “Cultural Heritage and Tourism”, a theme dear to living heritage, EPV-labelled companies, who will once again be there in force. Visitors will have the chance to see over fifty EPVs in the individual and group areas, and in the EPV area (in the Salle Delorme) coordinated by the ISM. In addition to this group area comprising a series of EPV-labelled companies, the ISM will be hosting a visit from foreign buyers, in partnership with Business France.
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Last EPV-Labelled Companies
A. Raynaud et Cie Porcelain articles
Act 1892 - Atelier Tuffery -
Alain Saint-Joanis Cutlery
Appolia Manufacture of ceramics for cooking
Atelier Mariotti Gilding on wood
Ateliers Allot Reproduction of French period furniture
Ateliers Ferignac Roof-frame, carpentry and ironwork
Ateliers Henri Helmbold Creation and restoration of stained glass windows
Ateliers Loire Creation and restoration of stained glass windows
Barris Charcutier
Berthet -
Bronzes Breizh Création Bronzesmith
Cannes Fayet Manufacture of canes
Champagne Finition Varnished lacquer surface treatment and décor
Château Virant Olive oil mill
Confiserie Lopez -
Dagand Atlantique Restoration of heritage buildings
Degroote et Mussy Sarl Manufacture of furniture, interior design
Desrues SAS Manufacture of fine clothing
Deux-Ponts Manufacture d'Histoires Print shop, manufacture of books, catalogues and brochures
Donerre Amortisseur -
Ducherpozat -
ECL Glaces -
Eschlimann SAS Preservation and restoration of paints and painted sets, gildings and sculptures
Ets Oury-Guye & Fils SA Forging of surgical instruments
Huilerie Vigean SAS Manufacturer of food oils
La Maison du Pastel Manufacture of pastels
Le Bois Plaisir Wood marquetry
Leduc Jacky Charcutier
Les Ateliers réunis - Caddie Shopping Trolleys
Les Bouchages Delage -
Manufacture de cuir Gustave Degermann Leather tanning
Maonia Creation of contemporary furniture, design office, straw marquetry
Pains d'Epices Mulot & Petitjean Manufacture of gingerbread
Pastels Girault Manufacture of pastels
Pierre Hermé Paris Pastry-maker, chocolate-maker
Richard Baudry Stringed instrument maker
Roland Daraspe Gold and silversmith
Satif -
Séverina Lartigue Floral decorations and creator of silk flowers
Sinopia Restoration and preservation of wall paintings
Société Coopérative Agricole de Vannerie Manufacture of furniture and basketwork articles
Société d'application du métal rouge Manufacture and business of bearing-liners for landings
Société Hydro Electrique du Midi (SHEM) -
Tricoterie du Val de Saire Knitting
Union Technique du Batiment Carpentry, turnery, roofing, sheet metal work
Veraseta Weaving and edition of silks