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Kadant Inc. is a supplier of equipment used in the worldwide papermaking and paper recycling industries. The Company also manufactures granules made from papermaking byproducts. Through the Company’s Papermaking Systems segment, it develops, manufactures, and markets a range of equipment and products for the worldwide papermaking, paper recycling, and process industries. Through its Fiber-based Products business, it manufactures and sells granules derived from pulp fiber for use as carriers for agricultural, home lawn and garden, and professional lawn, turf and ornamental applications, as well as for oil and grease absorption. During fiscal year ended January 1, 2011, (fiscal 2010), the Company’s Papermaking Systems segment acquired Canadian-based supplier of pressure screen baskets and a related dewatering equipment product line, as well as a European supplier of fluid-handling systems.


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Kadant Inc. is a global supplier of high-value, critical  components and engineered systems used in process industries worldwide. The Company’s products, technologies, and services play an integral role in  enhancing process efficiency, optimizing energy utilization, and maximizing  productivity in resource-intensive industries. Kadant is based in Westford, Massachusetts, with revenues of $390 million in fiscal year 2015 and 2,000 employees in 18 countries worldwide.

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Jonathan W. Painter

President & CEO

Mr. Painter has been our chief executive officer  and a director since January 3, 2010 and our president since September 1, 2009.  Between 1997 and September 2009, Mr. Painter served as an executive vice  president and since March 2007 had supervisory responsibility for our stock-preparation  equipment and fiber-based products businesses. He served as president of our  composite building products business from 2001 until its sale in 2005. He also  served as our treasurer and the treasurer of Thermo Electron from 1994 until  1997. Prior to 1994, Mr. Painter held various managerial positions with us and  Thermo Electron.

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Kadant Inc. Corporate Office      
One Technology Park Drive
Westford, MA 01886 USA


For more than a century, Kadant companies or their predecessors have been delivering smart and efficient solutions to process industries. As a global leader in fiber processing; fluid handling; and doctoring, cleaning & filtration systems, our products and technologies are used to improve productivity and enhance energy utilization in industries ranging from paper to plastics and textiles to tires.
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KAI News: Statement of Changes in Beneficial Ownership (4) 09/18/2018 04:50:05 PM
KAI News: Kadant Declares Cash Dividend 09/12/2018 04:14:21 PM
KAI News: Statement of Changes in Beneficial Ownership (4) 09/07/2018 04:06:03 PM
KAI News: Quarterly Report (10-q) 08/08/2018 03:51:04 PM
KAI News: Current Report Filing (8-k) 07/30/2018 06:04:43 PM
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#34   KBC Group NV buys shares of Kadant Inc. TKane 09/07/18 02:44:53 PM
#33   KAI in acquisition mode (Source: Q2 2018 10Q) TKane 08/28/18 11:09:41 AM
#32   KAI 2nd Qtr 10-Q Financials with impressive revenues. TKane 08/28/18 10:57:03 AM
#31   KAI revenue increased 41% to a record $155MM TKane 08/08/18 12:11:27 PM
#30   KAI personnel buying up some KAI shares. Prepositioning? TKane 07/07/18 08:44:32 AM
#29   Kadant, Inc. (KAI) Authorizes Share Repurchase effective 5/16/18 TKane 06/05/18 09:16:53 AM
#28   Kadant Inc. (KAI) May 2018 Presentation to Investors TKane 05/15/18 09:11:27 AM
#27   Kadant Inc Reports its 2018 First Quarter Financials TKane 05/15/18 09:08:49 AM
#26   KAI Conference Call replay available through June 1st TKane 05/15/18 09:02:23 AM
#25   Kadant Declares Cash Dividend paying May 10, 2018 TKane 05/15/18 08:58:16 AM
#24   KAI Reports 2017 Third Quarter Results; Raises Revenue TKane 11/11/17 08:02:56 AM
#23   KAI's SEC 13G/A for Wells Fargo & Co. TKane 10/25/17 09:40:30 AM
#22   Kadant Inc. (KAI) 52-week range: 49.20 - 89.90 TKane 09/06/17 10:03:58 PM
#21   KAI announces 8/14/17 acquisition completion of Unaflex assets TKane 08/15/17 08:40:41 AM
#20   “We are increasing our guidance for the second TKane 08/05/17 11:06:55 PM
#19   “Following our strong first quarter of 2017, we TKane 08/05/17 11:05:40 PM
#18   8/1/17: Kadant Inc. reports its Q2 2017 Results TKane 08/05/17 10:56:46 PM
#17   7/5/17 Kadant Completes Acquisition of NII FPG Company’s TKane 07/12/17 08:01:45 AM
#16   Kadant to Acquire NII FPG Company’s Forest Products Business TKane 06/09/17 10:04:04 AM
#15   Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI): $0.21 per Share Cash Dividend Declared TKane 05/18/17 09:09:54 AM
#14   Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI): Authorized Share Repurchase Announced TKane 05/18/17 09:01:31 AM
#13   Successful Trials: Kadant's CeraEdge™ Ceramic Tip Creping Blades TKane 04/26/17 01:02:06 PM
#12   Kadant to Attend 11th Annual Barrington Research Conference TKane 04/19/17 09:01:31 AM
#11   Kadant attending Seaport Global Transports & Industrials Conference TKane 03/21/17 02:15:52 PM
#10   Kadant Inc. Declares Cash Dividend of $0.21 per Share TKane 03/10/17 12:13:27 PM
#9   Kadant Reports 4th Quarter 2016 and FY 2016 Results TKane 03/08/17 08:39:44 AM
#8   Kadant Expands PAAL Business into North America 1/26/17 TKane 02/14/17 07:53:14 PM
#7   Solid mover. Kadant $34 to $64 this year. TKane 12/19/16 04:28:00 PM
#6   Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Hosted its First Investor Day 12/1/16 TKane 12/19/16 04:16:06 PM
#5   Kadant approves $0.19/sh dividend to SOR COB 1/12/17 TKane 12/19/16 04:14:08 PM
#4   Kadant Reports 2016 Third Quarter, Nine Month Results TKane 12/19/16 04:03:09 PM
#3   ~ Wednesday! $KAI ~ Q1 Earnings posted, pending Penny Roger$ 04/25/12 06:54:44 AM
#2   ~ Monday! $KAI ~ Earnings posted, pending or Penny Roger$ 02/19/12 03:42:24 AM
#1   Kadant Inc. is a supplier of equipment used Penny Roger$ 02/19/12 03:42:13 AM