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)
Tipp-Ex®, a leading European brand of correction products, was created in Germany by Otto W. Carls. The original Tipp-Ex® product was coated correction strips used for typing errors but later developed into the correction fluid synonymous with the brand today. Over the last few decades the brand expanded its range of products for use in the office, at school and at home.
- Year started: 1959
- In: Germany
- Year acquired by BIC: 1997
- Ranking: #1 in Europe
BIC® Kids is BIC Group's brand of coloring products for children. A wide range of high quality, entertaining products that satisfy children of all ages and encourage their artistic development, BIC® Kids helps your child grow.
- Year started: 2004
- In: Europe
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
Marcel Bich, believing in the future success of windsurfing, launched BIC Sport and began to manufacture windsurfing boards. A world leader in windsurfing for more than 20 years, BIC Sport has diversified its product line to include surf boards, kayaks, children's sailing dinghies and also offers a wide range of Stand Up Paddle boards.
- Year started: 1979
- In: France