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LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – Lansing-based Niowave, superconducting
particle accelerator manufacturer, announced on Tuesday that it will expand the
company with new hires and a $10 million facility.
This news comes just one day after the Lansing City Council unanimously
approved a public hearing for the company's 6-year tax abatement request. That
public hearing is set for July 23.
Niowave says the Lansing
has played a big part in helping it grow, as it previously received a tax
abatement from the city. It also says another abatement will help the company
bring more jobs to the area.
"We've already added 10 people this year, and we
plan on adding another 15 to 25," says Jerry Hollister, chief operating officer
Those new employees would work out of Niowave's new facility on Walnut Street,
developing special electron lasers for the Navy and medical radio isotopes for
Hollister says medical radio isotopes are used for certain types of imaging
like cat scans, and can help with new breakthroughs in the medical field.
U.S. Senators Carl Levin and
Debbie Stabenow were in town supporting the event, and both say they're looking
forward to the innovation Niowave will bring to Lansing,
the state of Michigan
and the country as a whole.
"This is very exciting," says Sen. Stabenow. "It's all about jobs, new
technologies, working with Michigan
State and the Rare
Isotope Facility. Niowave is really about creating new science that will help
with everything from medical imaging, food safety, food sterilization,
Niowave says 95 percent of medical radio isotopes made in North America
come from Canada.
Hollister says the company's expansion will help bring some of that production
as well as other jobs to the United
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