Magnum boots have been developed in response to a request by the FBI in Quantico, Virginia, USA, to modernize their shoes and make them more sports, read and black. Until that time the officers had worn the hiking boot “Hi-Tec Sierra Lite”, but the request was for a production of a work shoes, black in color, which could be useful in all conditions succeeding so to give the boot tactical original using an image of sports footwear materials.
Once the FBI spread the word, the request for the supply of this product has expanded nationwide. The enforcement and security forces have found comfort and good performance in this innovative product. Because the demand for this type of boot is increased, we have invested a lot of time in researching what the end user is expected in Magnum boots. End users have told us that there was need for different variations of the popular style in a low-cut, including the availability of the boot all leather, waterproof and steel toe versions.
Once Magnum had a good establishment in the United States, however, the demand has increased all over the world and so it meant finding an appropriate collection for the different climatic zones, tastes and approaches to uniform requirements. It ‘was created a collection of footwear Magnum worldwide.
In 1988, Magnum has created its own internal committee “Magnum Advisory Committee (MAC)”, which aims to get the valuable feedback of the ‘end user and the continuous orientation of it. The MAC is composed of members of the various emergency sectors and military forces working alongside the Magnum testing and consulting team to develop new products day by day. This helps to ensure that all Magnum footwear is “Fit for Pur poses” and fit for purpose and that they are constantly improving the demanding end-users.
In 2001 Magnum officially separates from Hi-Tech to become an independent brand. Having grown up a lot in recent years was evident that he could impose itself as a brand, supported by a dedicated design development, sales and marketing. The official high-level demands of the best materials, features, comfort and performance. The Elite Force series is designed to the highest technical and design standards. For having received many awards from the order and the military personnel, the Elite Series can easily be passed off as the most progressive line of tactical footwear industry.
Sold in 80 countries around the world. The first choice for Law Enforcement, Ambulance, Fire and Security Professionals. Lightweight Athletic comfort, yet built like a battleship! In 2009 Magnum joined with P2i, thus paving the way for the introduction of revolutionary technology ion-maskTM the tactical footwear industry. Ion-maskTM is a patented plasma-based technology, originally developed for the British Army, to repel chemicals succeeding so to protect soldiers from chemical attack.
Pushing the Boundaries of Industry leading design innovation. The highest performance boot for the hightest performing special operators. The Exo Skeletal frame cradles the ankle and foot for maximum support, allowing maximum weight reduction without any compromise in performance. Magnum is bringing its expertise to new sectors with the launch of an occupational collection. Now, professionals in all sectors can benefit from Magnum’s experience with the brand new Magnum Work Collection featuring progressively styled, athletically inspired footwear designed for the food service, health care, service industry, construction and industrial occupations.