Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant (EPV) label – Living Heritage Company.


 

The Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant (EPV) label is a distinction awarded by the French government to French businesses that demonstrate outstanding artisanal and industrial expertise.

Ober Surfaces: an EPV company

Since December 18, 2018, Ober Surface has joined the prestigious national network of talented companies that have acquired the "Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant" label. This distinction is a recognition of its exceptional, century-old know-how, placing it in the elite circle of French experts.

The embodiment of the Made in France brand

The government-issued EPV label awards, first and foremost, the exceptional know-how that has helped Ober Surfaces to build its reputation. Ober Surfaces' strength is its ability to reconcile tradition and innovation against the backdrop of a recurring theme of creativity. Known for its prestigious products, both nationally and globally, its local ties to the East of France helped the company to tap into export markets successfully.

While the label does not change anything to Ober Surfaces' DNA, it serves as a strong and symbolic recognition of its passion for the trade. At the plant level, the gesture has been passed down generations to talented humans who embody exceptional crafts. Ober Surfaces prides itself on its artisanal and industrial fabric as well as on its strong commitment to the "Made in France" brand.

Putting pride aside, being an EPV holder means embodying the richness of a rare economic legacy. Ober Surfaces is a unique and genuine French company with in-depth knowledge of the field and committed to offering personalized service and one-of-a-kind products.

The EPV label makes Ober Surfaces a benchmark of French excellence. Today, Ober Surfaces' legacy and know-how enjoy a reputation that has the seal of approval of the French government, a reputation that serves as guarantee to clients in search of exceptional workmanship and 100% Made in France products.

 

The EPV label at a glance

The  Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant (EPV) label is a distinction awarded by the French government to French businesses that demonstrate outstanding artisanal and industrial expertise. It is awarded for a five-year period to manufacturers committed to exceptional performance in their trade and products. A seal of quality, the EPV recognizes the value of a trade and exceptional know-how.

EPV businesses like Ober Surfaces are a showcase for French know-how in various sectors. They share common values:

-       Tradition / Innovation

-       Know-how / Creativity

-       Work / Passion

-       Legacy / Future

-       Local / International

Regardless of their size, reputation or specialty, these businesses are the guardians of a treasure: the French manufacturing legacy.