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 April 2018: 5th Parliamentary Meeting of the Entreprises du Patrimoine Vivant at the Assemblée Nationale
The Institut Supérieur des Métiers, in close partnership with M. Philippe Huppé, member of parliament for Hérault, is organising the 5th Parliamentary Meeting of the Entreprises du Patrimoine Vivant (EPV). Presided by Mme Delphine Gény-Stephann, Secretary of State for the Ministry of Economy and Finance, the event will take place on 12 April 2017 from 9 am to 12.30 pm. Meeting in the Salle Colbert at the Palais Bourbon, it will bring together MPs, Senators and the directors of EPV-labelled companies.
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The EPV 2017 activity report has just been published!
The Institut Supérieur des Métiers (ISM), commissioned by the government under the direction of the Direction Générale des Entreprises (DGE) for day to day administration of the EPV label, has just published its 2017 activity report. The EPV label has provided a unique economic model since 2006 for the exceptional companies who are the pride of our country and export the richness of French craftsmanship throughout the world. The year 2017 was an important milestone in the label's existence: the number of applications continued to increase, the visual identity was modernised, a bilingual film was produced and significant events were held.
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Last EPV-Labelled Companies
Adam SAS Designer and manufacturer of wooden packaging
Aptunion Industrie Manufacture of sweet products
Art et Rénovation Restoration of the rural architectural heritage
Atelier de Tissage de Bussières et de Challes (ATBC) Manufacture of high-end fabrics and horse hair weaving
Atelier François Pouenat Wrought metalwork
Atelier Quillet Restoration of documents and hand-made bookbinding
Ateliers AS Textile printing
Bodin Restoration of building heritage
Bruno Charvin Manufacture of fine colors
Coulon Tapissier Tapestry and restoration of ancient seats
Coustilleres SA Manufacture of straw and felt hats
Cristallerie de Montbronn Cut glass work
Deveaux -
Distillerie Pierre Guy Manufacture of spirits
Etablissement Hamel Turning, marquetry in ivory and precious materials
Etablissements Marcel Gandit Photoengraving on textile
Ets Murelli Etching
Fiatlux Manufacture of lampshades
Giron Screening cloths / steel and polyurethane sieves
Haviland Porcelain articles
Herink Jewellery
HOTEL DU PALAIS, Imperial Resort & Spa de Biarritz Luxury Hotel – Restaurant
Japell Hot stamping, embossing, cutting, screen printing and lamination
La Forge Wrought metalwork
La Tuilerie de Bridore -
Le Ludion Manufacture of barrels organs and music scores
Les Ateliers Aubert-Labansat Roof-frame and carpentry
Liogier-Allary Sarl Manufacture of shredders and files
Maison Alice Cadolle -
Maison Clairvoy Manufacture of bespoke handmade shoes for individuals and performing arts, film and television professionals
Maison Corsiglia -
Maison des Soeurs Macarons Pastry-making, chocolate-making and sweet-making
Manufacture Jean Rousseau Manufacture of watch bracelets and leather-goods
Maquettes et Modèles de la Bresle Model maker, Prototype producer, Painter
Marc Raimbault Creation and manufacture of contemporary furniture
Pâtisserie Jacques -
Plastiques soudés JC KELLER et CIE Manufacturing and working of plastic items
Rivierre Sarl Production of forging carpet-tacks
Royal Limoges Porcelain articles
Sellerie Berti Saddlery and leather goods
Silium Screenprinting
Société d'Impression sur Etoffes du Grand Lemps (S.I.E.G.L.) Textile printing
Société Simon Manufacturing and maintenance of agri-food machinery
Teinturerie JBD Gabriel Textile dry filling and dyeing
Trabuc Manufacture of rubber stamps, engraving
Undostrial Eyewear manufacturing
Verrerie de Saint-Just Cut glass work