BIC lighters have been amazingly popular over the years. To date, BIC has sold more than 30 billion lighters and produces around 6 million lighters globally every single day!
How Much Does A BIC Light Weight?
A standard sized BIC lighter weighs right around 0.89 ounces (25.4 grams).
BIC produces a number of different products and is most famous for its ballpoint pens. The company was founded in France in 1945 by Marcel Bich.
Other products also include razors, pencils and other stationery products.
The BIC lighter, which is one of the cheapest on the market, was first launched in 1973 and remains the most popular lighter to date.
The first lighter to be introduced to the United States was a Zippo which was invented by George Blaisdell in 1932.
Today the BIC lighter is manufactured in Connecticut which it has been doing since 1974.
The company has been using the very popular slogan of “Flick Your BIC” since 1975.
Every single BIC lighter is subject to 50 automatic quality checks.
There is an urban legend which says the BIC white lighter is cursed and has been responsible for the deaths of many famous musicians who died while clutching their lighters.
~ Fun Fact ~
Due to its classic design, BIC has a permanent collection at the museum of modern art in New York.