Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant 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.


The ISM publishes the status report of the EPV certification label, which has just celebrated its 10-year anniversary
The Institut Supérieur des Métiers (ISM), commissioned by the State to manage the Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant (Living Heritage Company, or EPV) label, has just published its 2016 status report. This label is a unique way for the State to recognise and value exceptional French companies. The year 2016 was punctuated with high points and events to celebrate the label's tenth anniversary, especially ones linked to craft and gastronomy-based tourism.
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Last EPV-Labelled Companies
ABC Mijoule Cutlery-maker
Artnuptia Murmure by Spirit Creation and manufacture of hats and accessories for fashion and shows
Atelier Ainciart Bergara Makhila or makila (Basque walking stick)
Atelier des Quatre collines Leather goods
Ateliers Lison de Caunes Straw marquetry, creation and restoration
Auto Classique Touraine Restoration of old vehicles
B-Tech Knitting
BG Franck Bichon Maker of musical instrument accessories
Charles Paris Manufacture of lamps, accessory furniture and bespoke manufacturing
Chaudrolux Sheet metal work, copperware, tin foundry
Coffret Pack Design and manufacture of coated boxes for luxury brands
CoRéum -
Coups de Crayons Leather goods
Créations JC Perrin Leather goods
Cytise Cabinetmaking
Damien Hamon Ebénisterie Cabinetmaking
Delisle Creation and manufacture of light fittings and up-market bronze furniture
Design Sophie Villepigue Decoration on porcelain, crystal, gold- and silverware and wood
Eprose Manufacture of implements
Etablissements Dorillat Manufacture and repair of glasses frames in real tortoiseshell, horn and acetate
Etablissements Dumas Gold and silversmith, gilding, silvering
Ferrero Christophe Thatched roofing
Ferriol-Matrat -
Franchard - Maison Bosc Manufacture of made-to-measure professional and folk costumes
Garnier Thiebaut Weaving of household linnen
Gas Bijoux Manufacture of costume jewellery, distribution of costume jewellery, clothes, accessories and perfumes
Henri Beauvillain Sarl Finishing work in Leavers quality lace
Jean Roze Weaving of silk furnishing
Joel Machu Finishing work in Leavers quality lace
JPW Group Design, manufacture and installation of made-to-measure lighting solutions and products
Kario Manufacture of drinks and liqueurs from plants
L'Atelier du gantier Leather gloves
Ledieu Beauvillain Sarl Finishing work in Leavers quality lace
Les Ateliers Fourès Leather goods
Maison Lavabre Cadet Leather gloves
Manufacture d'orgues Muhleisen Organs manufacture
Manufacture de Confection du Saosnois -
Marbrerie Rouillon Sarl Marblework and stone carving
Marqueterie d'art Spindler Wood marquetry, marquetry wood panels
Munksjo Arches Manufacture of paper
Oliger France SAS Manufacture of earthenware ranges, chimneys, cookers, ceramic radiators
Pains d'épices Lips Manufacture of gingerbread
Phénix Serein -
Rabourdin -Precision engineering
Rinck Intérieurs Interior decoration, production and design
Rinck Meubles Artistic joinery
Sarl d'exploitation des Ets Nicolet Design of contemporary furniture and restoration of old furniture
Sauvagnat Manufacture of umbrellas and deckchairs
Simon Fonlupt -
Société des Ateliers Louis Vuitton Travel articles, leather-goods
Société Raymond Josse Natural and glazed terracotta tiles
Soleil Deux Manufacture of earthenware objects
Solyfonte Casting of precious metals and bronze work (digital 3D and prototyping)
Taillardat Design of furniture, gilding, bronze work, cases
Tapissier Seigneur SAS Carpets for furnishing
Tassin SA Decorative leather-covering
Techni-Tacot Restoration of old vehicles
Tuilerie Pujo Enamelled terracotta roof-ridge ornaments, gutters...
Victor Machu Finishing work in Leavers quality lace