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

Take part in the student photo contest: A Different Perspective on Industry
The second edition of the "A Different Perspective on Industry" Industrial Photography Contest has been launched. Organised by the Encouragement Society for National Industry and its partners the EPV label, Picto, Les Gobelins, Polka Magazine, CCI, GIM (Group of Metallurgical Industries) and Studio Olivier Dassault, the theme for the prize this year is "industry serving mankind". Students, you have until 30 September 2019 to take part by entering three captioned pictures. You are invited to show boldness and creativity by freely investing in the leading locations of industry, technological excellence and French know-how!
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European Heritage Days 2019: registration open
As is the case every year, a large number of Entreprises du Patrimoine Vivant (EPV) companies are opening their doors, allowing as many visitors as possible to discover their expertise as part of European Heritage Days. The 36th edition will take place on 21 and 22 September 2019, around the theme "Arts and Entertainment". EPVs, you have until 5 July to register your company or workshop!
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Last EPV-Labelled Companies
Accary Curing and smoking of fish
Artisan menuisier-ébéniste Laurent Collard Restoration of the rural architectural heritage
Atelier du meuble contemporain Design and manufacture of contemporary furniture
Ateliers J. de Missolz Metalwork, ironwork
Beaufils Couverture-Charpente Carpentry - Roofing
Biscuiterie de l'Abbaye Manufacture of biscuits
CBA Montagne Furniture of office and store
CDB & Cie -
Cheri Bibi Manufacture of hats
Conserverie Chancerelle .
Conserves Gonidec .
Coupe-Coupe Dressmaking, tailoring, theatrical costumes
Création Desmarchelier Design and production of contemporary furniture
D. Cathiard -
Deshons Hydraulique -
Distillerie Warenghem Distillery
Dynale -
Emile Fournier et Fils Curing and smoking of fish
Ets Bruno Bertoli (Les Belles Portes de Provence) Manufacture of doors
Ets Drouault Manufacture of traditional beds
Faïences Ponchon Manufacture of earthenware objects
H.Lemahieu Bonnet maker, ready-to-wear
Jean Rouanet Manufacture of natural et ecological beds
Kerdry SA Surface treatment
Kiplay -
L'Auberge Pont de Collonges - Paul Bocuse Restaurant
Laguiole Tradition Cutlery-maker
Les Billots de Sologne Manufacture of blocks
Manufacture de tapis de Bourgogne Production of handmade carpets
Media6 production PLV -
Nougat Le Chaudron d'Or Chocolate and sweet-maker
Pequignet Horlogerie Artistic clock making
Philippe Raveleau Ornamentalist sculptor on wood
Pianos Balleron Sarl Restoration of ancient pianos
Protec Decors Surface treatment
R. Bocquel Artistic casting
Revex Manufacture of tools for working the soil
S.E. Larquier et Fils -
Salameria Isula Butcher
Société des Ets JB Alivon -
Société nouvelle Concorde -
Société Nouvelle Fontenille Pataud Cutlery-maker
Société Nouvelle Lécuiller -
Socli -