About Phoenix

Quality. Reliability. Speed. We’re empowering faster, more reliable suppliers — one image at a time.

Fast, reliable neutron imaging

Founded in Madison, Wisconsin in 2005, Phoenix empowers reliable, agile suppliers of safe, high-performing products in the aerospace and defense industries.

Our specialized neutron imaging facility is one of the only sites in the world to offer production-scale, high-quality neutron radiography. We offer a full suite of industrial radiography services without the need for a nuclear reactor, delivering the same high-resolution image quality with fewer — if any — outages and heavy security, safety, and logistics overhead.

Our Certifications

We have a NAS 410 compliant training program and can certify films in accordance with ASTM E-545 and ASTM E-748.
We are compliant with DoD manuals 4145 (safety) and 5100 (security).
We hold an ATF FEL and Radioactive Materials License.
Quality Management
We maintain an ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D quality management system certified by DQS, Inc.
We're a a U.S. Department of State Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) registered provider of Defense Services.

The values that drive us


Phoenix is a wholly owned subsidiary of Illuminated Holdings and a sister company of SHINE Technologies: a next-generation nuclear technology company focused on solving global problems by deploying a four-phased scalable path to practical fusion energy. Phoenix is the hub for and has commercialized SHINE's first phase, inspecting industrial components. Both organizations share a vision to develop fusion technology for the betterment of humanity, and for a safer, healthier, cleaner world.

The Shine Technologies Chrysalis.
the SHINE Technologies logo.
The Maydmn logo.The SHPE, Leading Hispanics in Stem, logo.The Fitchburg Chamber Visitor and Business Bureau logo.The National Society of Black Engineers logo.The River Food Pantry logo.The Society of Women Engineers logo.The American Nuclear Society logo.The Women in Nuclear Logo.Fox Cities Chamber logo.The University of Wisconsin Logo.Madison Area Technical College logo.The American Nuclear Society, UW Madison Logo.


We owe a great debt to the Madison area for welcoming us with open arms and providing many of the bright minds that drive our mission. We have a responsibility to continue enriching our communities; we favor engagement opportunities that promote nuclear and STEAM education, prioritize diversity in STEAM, and increase awareness of nuclear technology’s role in furthering space travel, developing medicine, combating climate change, and more.

Career & internship opportunities

Join a closely knit team of smart, passionate people making a difference for our clients. We’re always on the lookout for new talent and opportunities to nurture young people looking to launch their career. (Experience Phoenix through the eyes of an intern here.)