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.
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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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.
Alignment Conveyor Auto Strainer Barrel Filter Media Boxes & Box Covers Chemical Pulping Chip Screening Clarification/Filtering/Washing Condensate High-Pressure Receiver Condensate Pumps CorrPro® Rotary Joint Corrugator Steam Systems Custom Rotary Unions Deinking Desuperheaters Direct Steam Injection Heaters Disc Chippers - Wastewood Disc Chippers - Whole Log Doctor Blades Doctor Blade Extractor Doctor Blade Holders Donahue Steam Traps Double Doctor Systems Drainage Structures Drum Chippers Dryer Management System Dryer Performance Evaluation Electro-Mechanical Oscillators EzKleen™ Roll Polisher Fabric Brush Assembly Fibrewall Screen Cylinders Flexible Metal Hose Forming Blades Fuji King Debarker
Granules Gravity Foils Genesis Modular Shower Systems
Hydraulic Shower Systems Industrial Steam Systems Inline Pressure Filters
Liqui-Mover® Pressure Powered Pump Mist Elimination Systems M-clean™ Cleaning System Multi-Barrel Pressure Filter
Nanotechnology-Enhanced Doctor Blades Oscillating Showers Oscillating Shower Systems Paper Curl Control Periscreen Perivac Pneumatic Oscillation Press Section Felt Cleaning Assembly PTX® Steam Joint Pulping Purgeable Showers Pump Skids
Quick Connect Drive Coupling Radiclone™ Hydrocyclone Systems Roll Cleaning Blades Roll Cleaning Blade Holders Roll Cleaning Systems Rotary Joints Roll Surface Cleaner Rotary Unions
Separators Screening Shower Drive Systems Sight Flow Indicators SmartDISC Strander SmartRING Strander Spray Nozzles Stationary Showers Steam Distribution System Steam Systems Steam Traps Stock Approach System Stock Cleaning Syphon Systems Thermocompressor ThermoMax® Steam System Trim Squirt Technology Turbulator Tube Bars Vacuum Breakers Vacuum Control Systems Veneer Chippers Variable Moisture Steam Shower Systems Varimatic Oscillator Velocity Induced Drainage Technology V-Force Liquid Solid Separator Water Boxes Water Conservation Audits Water Resource Recovery Strainers Wear Surfaces Yankee Dryer Cleaner