In an annual report published in 2012, the number of BIC lighters sold yearly was at 1.825 Billion, while the annual BIC Company sales revenue is at $2.073 Billion.
All BIC® pocket lighters meet or exceed ISO 9994 safety standard specifications. Although they are non-refillable, you can get up to 3,000 lights from a full-size BIC® lighter.
As one of the leading pen makers, BIC is trying to create 'universal typeface' by inventing a global font from handwriting samples submitted by people from all over the world. Find out more at New York Daily News.