BIC is a family-owned company and a world leader in stationery, lighters, and shavers. For more than 60 years, BIC has honored the tradition of providing high-quality, simple, inventive and reliable choices for everyone, everywhere, every time.
BIC has always worked to provide consumers with the best lighter solutions. Since the 1973 launch of the first BIC® full-size pocket lighter with an adjustable flame, BIC continually brings to market lighters that are manufactured to meet the most rigorous standards of safety and durability. The final product is not only well-designed, lightweight and safe, but reliable, too. Every BIC® full-size lighter produces up to 3,000 steady flames.Show less
BIC adapts and develops its products to the changing needs of the consumer. Each time BIC identifies a specific need, its research and development teams respond with technical ingenuity to optimize performance. 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. Every day, 1.2 million lighters are manufactured in our Milford, CT facility. Did you know that each BIC® Lighter goes through more than 50 quality checks, and employees in our assembly process spend approximately 25% of their time checking quality?