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February 9th, 2007
The real reason I am attracted to Headwaters, however, is because of its involvement with nanotechnology. Like a small tributary flowing into a big river, this emerging "science of the small" isn't yet contributing much in the way of revenue to the company, but I suspect this will soon change.
According to company officials, a couple of major oil refineries are investigating its proprietary nanocatalysts to help them convert heavy bottom-of-the-barrel oil into lighter and more valuable crude. If the technology is successful, it will keep revenues and profits flowing for a good long time.
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