BIC are an internationally recognised brand that have been making pens for over 60 years. Their pens are high quality and reliable, so perfect for any marketing campaign. With BIC you know that you are getting a tried and tested pen that your customers will be delighted to receive. Our range of BIC pens have great branding potential for your logo or marketing message. The range also features a huge range of colours and styles. So whether you are looking for a pen to hand out at a trade show or when you are visiting customer a BIC pen is a fabulous choice.
Behind the brand...
BIC Pens is a brand that everyone knows and loves! A staple feature of any school pencil case or office stationery cupboard. Their products exude quality and class, and are a firm favourite in the promotional products world. The brand is recognised by nine out of ten people worldwide. Hence why they make such great promotional pens!
The BIC brand was founded in 1950s France by Baron Marcel Bich, who developed the Cristal ballpen. Bich dropped the “h” from his surname to make it easier to prounounce, and BIC was born. The company was founded on the ethos of simplicity and efficiency. The goal was to answer a fundamental consumer need: creating a smooth, effortless writing tool. By 2005, over one hundred billion Cristal pens had been sold… an average of 57 every second since its launch. That’s enough pens to stretch 40 times from the earth to the moon laid end to end!
BIC now have a huge range of writing instruments that can be personalised, and printing with your logo can make a huge impression.
BIC's focus has more recently turned towards sustainability. BIC believe in positively impacting the world by offering sustainable solutions that respect the planet through smart design and creating products that last. The Ecolutions range offers products made from recycled and recyclable materials, now expanding to biodegradable plastics too. They are manufactured in Europe keeping the CO2 impact low, especially as the BIC factory and printing facilities in Spain use 100% renewable electricity.
BIC have also partnered with Terracycle in countries around Europe to offer a recycling scheme for writing instruments. The Ubicuity programme sees discarded writing instruments collected and turned into recycled material, which in turn is used to create a range of outdoor garden furniture. A truly circular economy model! Click here to find your local collection point to recycle your used pens.