From 20 to 26 March 2017, EPVs are celebrating industry!
On 20 March 2017, the 7th annual Industry Week begins throughout France, an opportunity to allow the general public to learn more about industry and its different sectors, and especially to meet the Entreprises du Patrimoine Vivant (Living Heritage Companies) in their area. The week will feature company tours, events, exhibitions and meetings with professionals.
For this 7th staging, Industry Week is focusing on the theme "Industry is ecological too!" Every year since 2011, Industry Week has given the general public the opportunity to meet professionals and discover the real industry.
Almost 2,300 events are organised around France. Here is a selection of those organised by or with companies classed as EPV by the state for their excellent craftsmanship:
- Guided tours and open days at EPV companies:Orfèvrerie Liberty, Linvosges SAS, etc.
- Open days for jobseekers: Société Choletaise de fabrication, etc.
- Meetings with secondary school and sixth form students: Fonderie des Cyclopes, Technilum, Lingerie indiscrète - CDB & Cie, La Naucelloise SA, Ateliers Perrault Frères, Lartigue 1910, Tissage Moutet, Charabot, Forge de Laguiole, Adam, Laulhère, Borlis, World Tricot, etc.
- Diversity within sectors, teaching girls about industry: Literie Brissay-Châtre Cardelaine
And that's not all! Here is a full list of Industry Week events in 2017.