In 2014 Farol obtained the “EPV” label (Living Heritage Company). It is a State recognition created to award French companies for their expertise in craftsmanship and industry.What is Farol’s rare expertise? Farol combines innovation, design creation and unique know-how in the manufacturing of knives. Farol masters the Damascus steel technique and creates a modern look by combining it with high technology surface hardening treatment (SHT). All the items are manufactured in their workshop in La Rochelle and no stage of the manufacturing process is automated.