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.


TO DISCOVER

The EPV label: a synonym of French excellence

Crafts and trades promoted by the EPV label

French EPV-labelled companies

EPVs and industrial tourism

News
Do not miss Paris Design Week and the EPV itinerary!
This year once again, from 5 to 14 September 2019, Paris will move to the beat of creativity for the 9th edition of Paris Design Week. Over ten days, the general public and French and foreign professionals are invited to discover the finest design companies in Paris. There are some fifteen companies with excellence in expertise that hold the Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant (“living heritage”) label to be discovered along this visitor itinerary. This event is held in conjunction with the Maison&Objet exhibition, where several EPV companies will also be featuring.
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Discover A World Of Excellence, two Chinese documentaries on the EPV label
Two episodes of the Chinese programme "A World of Excellence" produced by Hantang Culture and focussing on the EPV label, were broadcast in June 2019 on 46 TV channels in China and on seven Chinese airlines. The Chinese film crew came to film the EPV companies Velours de Lyon, Dutel, Prelle, Au ver à soie, Tassinari & Chatel, Passementerie Verrier, as well as Romain Alès, President of EPV labeling commission and Alexis Govciyan, director of the Institut Supérieur des Métiers, in order to highlight this state label dedicated to French excellence.
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Last EPV-Labelled Companies
Agro'Novae Industrie - Les Comtes de Provence Manufacture of jams and fruit-based preparations
Bergerault percussions contemporaines Manufacture of percussions
Borrel Bouvard Arthaud Uniform trimmings and accessories
Compagnie du Midi -
Cristel Manufacture of up-market stainless steel cooking articles
DL International Contemporary furniture making
Etablissement Marius Fabre Jeune Manufacture of caldron soaps of Marseille
Ets G. Pivaudran Packaging for make-up
Ets Martin Marquetry
Henryot & Cie (Style & Confort) Manufacture of seats, sofas and armchairs
HM Bois Design Wood turning
Hommel Luthier Lute-making, quatuor, restoration and manufacturing
Lalique SA Cut glass work
Les Ateliers du Chat Botté Costumier Costumier
Linge au Coeur Hand-made and mecanic embroidery
Lumafrance Artistic bronze and Wrought metalwork-maker
Maison Vieillard aux armes d'Auvergne et de Boulogne Chocolate-maker
Multiform Metal beating
Payan Bertrand Production of essential oils and natural aromatic ingredients (perfumery, food), and production of perfume compositions
Pesce Frères et fils Organs manufacture
Pouenat Ferronnier Wrought metalwork
Revillon chocolatier -
Sarl Solag Restoration of antique grounds
Sellerie du Mont Ventoux Automobile upholstery
Tannerie Garat & Fils Sarl Leather tanning
Turrini International Cabinetmaking
Velours de Lyon Velvet weaving, dyeing and finishing