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BIC continues to offer its iconic, classic products, while launching innovative new product solutions. 

DISCOVER THE PRODUCTS

Everyday essentials designed with everyone in mind

MADE TO LAST

To ensure every BIC® Cristal® pen writes the same for 1.2 miles (2 kilometers) from beginning to end; every BIC® full-size (Maxi) lighter safely produces up to 3,000 flames; and every BIC® FLEX5 HYBRID™ and BIC® Simply Soleil Click™ razor features refillable blades in-pack for the shaver’s handle for long-lasting use ... these are BIC's commitments to its consumers.

QUALITY AND SAFETY

Well-trained employees, a rigorous quality control system and a focus on continuous improvement by the Research & Development team ensure BIC products are of the highest quality. 

Man controlling pen balls
100%

of pen balls are made through a highly-controlled process.

Perfectly spherical, they are almost harder than a diamond.

pocket lighters
100%

All BIC® pocket lighters meet or exceed international standards and regulation requirements.

(ISO 9994, EN13869, ASTM F400, US CPSC)

woman inspecting shaver blades
100%

All razor blades are visually inspected: 

dimensional statistics checks, sharpening angle measurements, perfect smoothness of the blade-edge assessments, etc.

woman looking into a microscope
25%

One quarter of an operator’s workday

in a BIC® lighter factory is dedicated to quality checks.

shaver in control machine
30

different controls

to make a 3, 4 or 5-blade razor that conforms to BIC’s stringent quality standards.

Lit up lighters
50

Every BIC® lighter undergoes more than 50 automatic quality and safety checks

before leaving the factory.

blue and red pens writing on long papersheet
7 250

kilometers

The length of writing tests carried out in 2015 on batches of ballpoint pens, gel pens and rollers.

man at work in a lighter plant
5

lighter plants

With the same rigorous production processes and quality checks.

box of 1000 BIC pens
32.5

million products 

are manufactured daily in BIC factories. Their quality is checked by multiple controls that respect national and international safety regulations and requirements.

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