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pens lighters shavers


BIC is a family-owned company listed on the Paris Stock Exchange and a world leader in stationery, lighters, 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.

  • Year started: 1950
  • In: France
  • Ranking: #2 worldwide for Stationery / #1 worldwide for branded pocket Lighters / #2 in Europe, U.S., Brazil for non-refillable shaver market (in volume)
documents being corrected with Wite-Out


Wite-Out® is an American brand of correction products, originally created in the USA by George Kloosterhouse. Since aquiring the company nearly 25 years ago, the BIC® brand Wite-Out® has increased its product range to meet correction needs at home, in the office and at school to include fluid and correction tapes.

  • Year started: 1966
  • In: USA
  • Year acquired by BIC: 1992
  • Countries where sold: USA
bic 4 colors pens with printing on their body


BIC Graphic Europe, a leading company in the branded promotional products industry, offers expertise in state-of-the-art decorating methods that support the marketing and media strategies of companies through the customization of well renowned BIC® products with imprinting logos, advertising messages or specific images.

  • Year started: 1969
  • In: USA