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Janesville-Based SHINE Partnering With US Homeland Security to Delve Into Nuclear X-Ray Technology

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Janesville-based SHINE partnering with US Homeland Security to delve into nuclear X-ray technology

As SHINE Technologies moves toward medical isotope production in Janesville, the company is fast pivoting into other areas.

Most recently, the Janesville tech firm landed a contract with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on a new project to help federal agents better detect contraband and weapons crossing U.S. borders.

Under a $16.8 million contract, SHINE plans to spend the next 42 months using its companies’ own nuclear fusion technology to create special imaging systems capable of peering through thick metal or other dense material to find contraband such as illegal drugs or weapons.

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