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FELL IN LOVE WITH while lower quality imported principles the Company has lived BIC® PHONE lighters use cheaper plastics by since 1950. I recently discovered the that aren’t as strong and can’t rechargeable BIC® phone. Since I withstand the pressure of the gas only use a cell phone occasionally, as well. The walls of those lighters I’m a teenager; I’m just starting I didn’t want to have a contract. have to be much thicker, so they to shave and I have trouble The BIC® phone concept is really contain less gas and don’t give as understanding what makes a fun, and just what I need. I’m many lights. 4-blade BIC® Comfort 4 any hoping there will be new designs better. Can you tell me what the for 2011. difference is? Pascal P., Clermont-Ferrand, You’re currently doing a John B., New York France lot of PR about sustainable
development. Doesn’t your Ed. – If you’re just learning to newfound conscience come a shave, this is the perfect choice.
When I was visiting your bit late? Thanks to the latest developments website, I read that a BIC® lighter Jean-Paul W., Metz, France in technology, the blades move lights 3000 times compared independently, distributing to an average of 1500 for other Ed. – We follow the philosophy the pressure of the blades and lighters with a similar format. of the Company’s founder, Baron providing optimum contact with That’s a huge difference! Bich: manufacture products using the skin. There is also a wide How do you do it? “just what’s necessary.” We do our lubricating strip that helps it glide Elena R., Santiago du Chili utmost to design and manufacture more easily over the skin. products with the least amount of Ed. – We use one of the strongest raw materials, without anything plastics in the world, Delrin® superfluous. Lightness, quality made by DuPont de Nemours, and long-lasting durability are the
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