Big Beam Emergency Systems develops lighting solutions and safety products for the commercial, industrial and electrical industries. The company specializes in emergency lighting, exit signs, hand lanterns, inverters and custom applications. It offers incandescent, fluorescent, LED and special use capabilities. Big Beam also provides UPS systems, remote heads and accessories. The company features a wide range of Energy Star options, such as steel, plastic, aluminum die cast, NEMA and edge-lit. Its in-house production processes include engineering, fabrication, painting and assembly. Big Beam conducts business with engineers, contractors and distributors worldwide. The company was founded in 1938 and is based in Crystal Lake, Ill.