To be associated with such a high honor as the EPV Quality Label rewards artisans’ efforts and solidifies THG’s belief to continue making high-quality products using these practices that have been handed down through generations.
Coconut Creek, FL (PRWEB) February 28, 2013
THG® Paris, atelier of luxury fittings for the bath and kitchen, has received an EPV (Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant) Quality Label by the French Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry. This prestigious citation is given to those companies that preserve on-going artisan craftsmanship traditions, emblematic of French ingenuity and are specific to a dedicated region and part of France’s rich cultural heritage. THG was awarded this honor as the brand practices celebrated techniques in casting, manufacturing and hand-producing luxury-quality, crafted faucets and accessories for the bath as evidenced by the brand’s catalog of hundreds of exquisite collections.
Begun in 2005, the EPV Quality Label was created to promote companies within France that utilize traditional techniques and methods to produce products. THG joins company with similar esteemed, luxury minded brands that span myriad categories such as Tableware, Fashion & Beauty, Tableware, Gastronomy, Culture & Leisure, Jewelry, Timepieces, Decoration & Furniture as well as Professional Equipment and Built Heritage. Fellow compatriot brands that share this distinction include: Chanel, Van Cleef & Arpels, Guerlain, Bernardaud, Baccarat, Boucheron, Hermès, Gien, DAUM and Haviland, among others. It is THG’s dedication to using hand-crafted, precise practices that were noted and approved by the French minister of the commission that authorized the final decision for the company to receive the label.
“For many years, we have promoted local French artisans who create products that become one-of-a-kind art pieces for the bath made by traditional methods,” said THG-USA National Sales Director, Pedro Uranga, “To be associated with such a high honor as the EPV Quality Label rewards artisans’ efforts and solidifies THG’s belief to continue making high-quality products using these practices that have been handed down through generations."
The EPV Quality label was evaluated by the French Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry and awarded by the Secretary of State for Commerce, Crafts, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, Tourism, Services and Consumers. The process to receive this label is arduous with company tours, an examination and evaluation by regional government authorities. To view more about the qualifications for the EPV Quality Label, visit http://www.patrimoine-vivant.com/en. To learn more about THG and its traditional craftsmanship, visit http://www.thgusa.com.
About EPV (Entreprise Du Patrimoine Vivant) Quality Label
The EPV (known in English as “Living Heritage Enterprise”) Quality Label is a mark of recognition in France that distinguishes French companies with craft skills and manufacturing excellence. The label characterizes companies with a history and heritage in innovation and a unique know-how that have helped to establish their reputation as a French business.
Based in Normandy, France, the house of Tetard-Haudiquez-Grisoni (THG®) is world renowned for its exquisite, hand-crafted collections of faucets and accessories for the bath. Bearing a long-standing tradition of aligning with similar-minded luxury brands, THG maintains partnerships with Lalique, Bernardaud and DAUM and, most recently, Baccarat, and major name designers, Jean-Claude Delépine, Pierre-Yves Rochon, Alberto Pinto, Chantal Thomass, Jamie Drake, among others, to create products that are unparalleled in their look composition and design, bringing opulence and artistry to fine baths everywhere.
THG collections are comprised of over 250,000 products and found in luxury architectural residences, hotels, resorts, yachts and royal palaces worldwide. Customers may visit one of 90 authorized THG design showrooms across North America to choose from a selection of over 150 designs and 35 finishes. THG-USA serves as the exclusive importer of THG products to the United States, Canada and Mexico. For more information please contact: DRS and Associates, David Schlocker. david(at)drsandassociates(dot)com (818) 981-8210