MAGNUM Companies is an Atlanta based lighting design and technical production company that specializes in event production, technical systems integration, and theatrical equipment rental and sales. MAGNUM, originally known as MAGNUM Lighting & Production., was founded in 1980. The company specialized in lighting and sound production for the corporate and special events industry. Over the next several years MAGNUM developed into five self-supporting, interdependent divisions. In 1984 the company name was changed to The MAGNUM Companies, Ltd. to acknowledge and clarify the increased scope of the services provided by the company.