A mark of recognition of the French State
In 2013, the Tissage Art de Lys Company was awarded the EPV label (Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant). The EPV label is allocated for five years by the Ministry for Economy, Industry and Employment, and is the single State award associated with recognising exceptional expertise. For Tissage Art de Lys, this label represents authentic proof of quality internationally and rewards the skilled and exceptional craftsmanship of its staff.
Companies carrying the “Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant” label are distinguished by:
- the possession of a specific economic heritage arising from manufacturing experience
the implementation of rare expertise founded on mastering traditional or highly technical processes
commitment to a region
The file is examined by the Institut Supérieur des Métiers; government services in the region and competent consultative establishments are contacted for their opinion;an appraisal report is written; the companies are visited by professional experts; The National Comitee examines the files and the final decision is made by govermental ministers: the EPV selection process is a guarantee of their excellence.