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

6 and 7 December 2018: training for EPVs new to exporting
As part of the export support provided to EPV-labelled companies by the Directorate-General for Businesses (DGE), the ISM is offering a training course to EPVs with little or no export experience who are keen to think about what steps they need to take to develop their export activities and promote their business’s strengths.
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11-15 November 2018: Multiple EPVs in attendance at the EquipHotel trade fair!
From 11 to 15 November, don't miss the essential hotel and restaurant trade fair, EquipHotel, at the Porte de Versailles, Paris. Acting as a source of inspiration, a generator of business meetings and trend barometer, this trade show will include prestigious and exceptional EPV labelled companies.
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Last EPV-Labelled Companies
A. Fontès et Fils Cured meats
Alain Cartier Tapestry and restoration of ancient seats
Alain-Edouard Bidal Stonecutting
Alina Production .
Alran Leather- tawing
Arba Lapidaire Stone maker
Atelier Flory Brisset -
Atelier Philippe Martial Manufacture of cardboard (packaging)
Ateliers Duplan Manufacture of cardboard (packaging)
Au Liegeur - Ets J. Pontneau Denis .
Auberlet et Laurent Plasterwork, staff and stucco, gypsery
Barthe Manufacture of terracotta tiles
Beyrand Screen printer
Biscuiterie de Montbozon Manufacture of biscuits
Bronze d'art Serralheiro Foundry
Bugis Knitting
Cas-Bernard Jewellery
Champagne Gosset Champagne wine production
Chantier naval Bernadou Manufacture and restoration of boats
Charabot Manufacture of raw materials for perfumery, cosmetics and the food sector
Chisteras Gonzalez -
Collections Charles Paget Manufacture of seats
Coutellerie Au Sabot Cutlery
Didier Glais Roofing, roof timbers, timber frames
Douval - Vega Passion Restoration of old vehicles
Dutel Weaving of silks
EG Ebenisterie Générale Cabinetwork and layout
Ets Denis et Fils Weaving of silks
Ets Marcel Dumas et Compagnie Parchment works
Europasweet -
Fantex Industrie weaving braiding narrow fabric knitting
Farol Cutlery-maker
Ferronnerie de l'Abbaye Ornamental iron- and metalwork
Ferry Capitain Foundry
Fonderie d'art Macheret Artistic casting
Forge & Design Wrought metalwork
Gainerie 91 Manufacture of leather boxes and display cases for watchmaking and jewellery
Ganterie-maroquinerie de Saint-Junien Leather gloves
Garnier Facteur d'orgues France Organs manufacture
Holding Textile Hermès Weaving and edition of silks
Hubert Brayé Organs manufacture
Laguiole Synergie Cutlery-maker
Les Etains de Lyon Manufacture of pewter counters
Luc Vaganay Restoration of old furniture
Manufacture de Parapluies de Cherbourg Umbrella making
Maq 2 Design and production of three-dimensional scale models and scenic design
Nice Festivités Manufacture of carnival floats
Nogent *** Cutlery-maker
Nor Line Leather-goods, travel articles, leather-cased articles
Orest Group Jewellery
Paraboot Manufacture of shoes
Plastimer Manufacture and restoration of boats
Scierie Forest Sawmill
Sièges Bastiat -
Société Nouvelle Mégisserie Colombier Manufacture of lambskins, sheepskins and kid-leathers
Tonnellerie Doreau -
UGEPA Manufacture of wallpapers