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.


Appointments to the National Commission for Living Heritage Companies
The new National Commission for Living Heritage Companies was appointed by order of the Minister of the Economy, Industry and the Digital Sector and the Secretary of State for Trade, Crafts Industries, Consumer Affairs and the Social Economy on 21 January 2016 and published in the Official Journal. The Commission has 46 members (23 incumbent members and 23 deputies) and meets strict gender parity. Among these appointment, Roman Alès is President of the Commission and Isabelle Ginestet-Naudin, Vice President.
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11-14 February 2016: the EPV label partner of the Art & Décoration Trade Fair
The EPV label is partner of the Salon Art & Décoration to be held for the first time from 11-14 February 2016 at the Grande Halle de la Villette in Paris. This first trade fair devoted to decoration and open to the general public is a unique opportunity for the magazine to bring together the know-how, brands and businesses that are also the source of its success. Six EPV label businesses will present their individual know-how.
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Last EPV-Labelled Companies
Atelier Bouder Jewellery
Atelier Sicard Menuiserie Carpentry – wood trim, staircases, parquet
Ateliers Denis Siebering -
Barbotine - Sarl Aubagne Garlaban Varnished earth pottery
Blachere Illumination -
Bodin-Joyeux Leather- tawing
C 2000 SAS Ladies clothing
Camille orfèvre Gold and silversmith
Céramique Claude Aiello Manufacture of ceramics (earthenware)
Chocolats Hirsinger Chocolate maker, sweet maker
Combier Manufacture of spirits
Confiserie du Mont Ventoux -Production of traditional confectionery
Cristallerie Saint-Paul Sarl Manufacture of colorants and pigments – manufacture of enamel for application on copper, gold and silver
David Dalichoux Manufacture of cement mosaic tiles, production and restoration of mosaics and Venetian-style floors in terrazzo tiles and marble and smalte mosaics
Decors lumineux Martine Klotz Manufacture of light fittings
Demoizet -
Don Quichosse Manufacture of espadrille shoes
Edmond Allain & Successeurs Metal beating
Equ'Inox 49 Boiler making and stainless steel metalwork
Febvay France SAS Creation and manufacture of clothing for the catering and luxury hotel professions
IDMC Manufacture Leather goods
Imagerie d'Epinal Operation of an image factory and printing plant
Jean-Joseph Dixneuf Wood sculptor
Joly chaussettes -
JP Arbez SA Lead foundry work, supply of sealing accessories, manufacture of lead for stained-glass windows, supply of accessories for stained-glass windows
Lamellux Manufacture of contemporary doors, woodwork and wooden panels
Le Beret Français - Kanopi Manufacture of felt and straw hats
Le moulin à Couleurs Sarl Production of natural pigments
Legle Legrand Lebouc Decoration of porcelain
Louis Geneste SAS Restoration of built heritage – stonemasonry, stonecutting
Marischael Orfèvre Gold and silversmith
Muzéo -
Naklis Iron work
Naudet -
Optisun -
Perfecta SA Bespoke production of lasts and shoe trees
Roches Blanches -
Satab Fabric trimming
Société des Ocres de France Production of natural pigments
Stéphanie Le Breton -
Style Jacquard Fabric trimming
Supamonks -
Technilum Manufacture of light fittings
Tollis -
Verney-Carron SA Production of hunting, shooting and defensive weapons
VMC Peche Production of fishing hooks