Employees play a key role in improving the production process
Rio de Janeiro
BIC Amazônia exports its products to
13 countries in Latin America
We are the only BIC plant in the world that produces all three categories on one site.
The BIC Amazônia plant and other BIC production centers all follow the same best practices
To provide consumers with the safest, highest‑quality products, BIC Amazônia is constantly improving its production process and increasing quality controls.
A group of
50 people, dedicated to quality
8,759 hours of training were
provided for BIC Amazônia employees
50 separate automatic quality
checks are performed during the assembly of a BIC® lighter
BIC Amazônia’s success stories The BIC® Maxi ﬂ int lighter was one of the ﬁ rst things to come oﬀ the production line and go straight into the hands of happy consumers in 1974. Later, in 2001, BIC Amazônia launched the production of the wood-free BIC® Evolution™ graphite pencil, which was a hit all across Latin America. There is also the ﬁ ve versions of the three-blade BIC® Comfort 3® shaver, 3 for men and 2 for women, available in two-packs to respond to local product demand. BIC Amazônia has already produced more than 20 billion BIC® products.
“Manaus is like an island,” says Carlo Cavadini, Manager of the BIC Amazônia plant. Every shipment of goods to or from Manaus takes about 12 days. upon arriving, the impression is a striking one. “We are the only BIC plant in the world that produces the three categories, stationery, lighters and shavers, on one site. Our products are manufactured following the same procedures and undergoing the same quality controls as in any other BIC plant,” explains Cavadini.
BIC® Comfort 3®