THG receives EPV Quality Label
THG has received one of France’s most prestigious manufacturing honors—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.”