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Waterloo company gets National Science Foundation grant

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WATERLOO (KWWL)--A Waterloo company has received a National Science Foundation grant to fund a new project.

Advanced Heat Treat Corporation is getting $149,887 to help fund the project titled, "SBIR Phase I: Plasma Enhanced Nanostructures for Improved Tribology of Gray Cast Iron Stamping Dies."

Gary Sharp started the company in 1981 by opening a heat treating company on an abandoned construction site in Waterloo.  AHT now has two locations in Waterloo, one in Monroe, Michigan and one in Cullman, Alabama,  They serve a variety of industries including automotive, agricultural, military, aerospace, energy and off-highway equipment.

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