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.
Publication of the activity report for the EPV label: the networking dynamic
The Institut Supérieur des Métiers (ISM) has just published the 2014 activity report for the Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant (EPV) label, which it manages on behalf of the French State. The EPV label pursued its development within a dynamic of networking: networks of partners and businesses, export networks and social media. 2014 was a year full of actions and events. The EPV label was also shortlisted as the French candidate for the European Enterprise Promotion Awards.
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Presentation of the EPV label to a delegation of Chinese students
On 4 February 2015, a delegation of thirty Chinese cultural management students, guests of the Association of Heritage Journalists (AJP), was received at the Institut Supérieur des Métiers to present to them the Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant label.
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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 Leather goods
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
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
Produits Berger -
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