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02/26/2010
BIC Expands Ecolutions™ Line of Stationery Products
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BIC has expanded its Ecolutions™ line of stationery products with the addition of the BIC® Ecolutions™ Round Stic® Ball Point Pen, BIC® Ecolutions™ ReAction™ Ball Pen, BIC® Ecolutions™ Mechanical Pencils, BIC® Ecolutions™ Wite-Out® Brand Water Base Correction Fluid, and BIC® Ecolutions™ Glue Stick. -The BIC Ecolutions Round Stic Ball Point Pen is made with 74% recycled plastic and provides a high-quality, reliable writing experience at a fair price. The BIC Ecolutions Round Stic Ball Point Pen features a 1.0mm point and is long-lasting, providing 1.25 miles of writing. The BIC Ecolutions Round Stic Ball Point pen is available in blue and black ink in a 10-pack with a Suggested Retail Price (SRP) of $2.14 and a dozen box with a SRP of $2.34. -The BIC Ecolutions ReAction Ball Pen is made with 74% recycled plastic, and features D-Flexion® Technology, which acts as a "shock absorbing" spring system for a smooth writing experience. In addition, this 1.0mm point ball pen is retractable and refillable, and offers BIC's exclusive Easy-Glide System® Ink that provides smoother writing. The BIC Ecolutions ReAction Ball Pen has a SRP of $3.46 for a two-pack, and $5.00 for a three-pack and is available in black, blue and red ink. -BIC Ecolutions Mechanical Pencils are made with 76% recycled plastic. This high-quality mechanical pencil is great for use at home, in the office or at school. It features three strong #2 leads per pencil, which has the equivalent write out of 2½ wooden pencils, and it is perfect for use on standardized tests. BIC Ecolutions Mechanical Pencils feature vibrant barrel colors with smooth writing lead that does not smudge and erases cleanly and a 0.7mm point for everyday writing. The SRP for a 10-pack of BIC Ecolutions Mechanical Pencils is $4.20; a dozen box for $4.32, and a 24-pack for $7.84. -BIC Ecolutions Wite-Out Brand Water Base Correction Fluid is a low odor water-based correction fluid, making it a great choice for the home or office. The BIC Ecolutions Wite-Out Brand Water Base Correction Fluid is a low *VOC (volatile organic compound) alternative to BIC solvent-based correction fluid. Water as a base means using minimal solvent. Includes a foam applicator for neat, precise corrections. A one-pack of the BIC Ecolutions Wite-Out Brand Water Base Correction Fluid has a SRP of $1.68. -The BIC Ecolutions Glue Stick has a dispenser that is made with 100% recycled plastic. The BIC Ecolutions Glue Stick dries clear, and it is washable from many washable fabrics, providing easy clean up. In addition, the BIC Ecolutions Glue Stick is acid free, and is photo safe (according to ISO standards 18916). Available in three sizes, the BIC Ecolutions Glue Stick has a SRP of $1.26 for 8 grams, $1.84 for 21 grams, and $2.06 for 36 grams. BIC Consumer Products USA (www.bicworldusa.com) is a leading distributor of stationery products, lighters and shavers. Since its founding more than 50 years ago, BIC has honored the tradition of providing high-quality, affordable products. Through this unwavering dedication, BIC has become one of the most recognized brands in the world today. ### *Volatile organic compounds are chemicals, typically solvents, with a high vapor pressure that evaporate and can participate in the formation of atmospheric smog.