Living Heritage Company label : 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.
"Made in France” clearly shown with the Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant label
A unique French government distinction associated with the recognition of exceptional expertise, the Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant (EPV, or Living Heritage Company) label aims to highlight businesses whose products are made in France, in order to boost growth.
Innovation and tradition: The main assets of French craft and industry

Alongside its position among the world’s biggest manufacturing powers, France harnesses rare and traditional expertise, often linked to art and culture, as well as strong technological innovation.

Within companies, the cultivation of these quality-based assets makes for the detailed manufacture products of high added value, whose popularity extends worldwide. This is not limited to products from the fashion, beauty, interior design and gastronomy sectors, but also professional, optical and leisure equipment, plus the production of prototypes, make up some of France’s leading industries.

"Made in France” needs to be recognised within manufacturing

Faced with growing global competition and trade globalisation, recognising the quality of French products is not straightforward. The EPV label was created with the backing of public authorities to facilitate the identification of craftsmen and industries with rare expertise.

Based on a rigorous selection procedure, EPV’s objective is to highlight the technical excellence,creativity and cultural scope that stems from manufacturing activity.


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