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Last $44.52 USD
Change Today -0.58 / -1.29%
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Kadant Inc. supplies equipment used in papermaking, paper recycling, and other process industries primarily in North America, China, and Europe. The company operates in two segments, Papermaking Systems and Wood Processing Systems. The Papermaking Systems segment develops, manufactures, and markets a range of equipment and products, including custom-engineered stock-preparation systems and equipment for the preparation of wastepaper for conversion into recycled paper; fluid-handling systems used primarily in the dryer section of the papermaking process and during the production of corrugated boxboard, metals, plastics, rubber, textiles, chemicals, and food; doctoring systems and equipment, and related consumables to enhance the operation of paper machines; and cleaning and filtration systems for draining, purifying, and recycling process water and cleaning paper machine fabrics and rolls. The Wood Processing Systems segment designs and manufactures stranders and related equipment used in the production of oriented strand board (OSB), an engineered wood panel product used primarily in home construction. This segment also supplies debarking and wood chipping equipment used in the forest products and the pulp and paper industries. The company also produces and sells biodegradable absorbent granules from papermaking byproducts primarily for agricultural, home lawn and garden, and professional lawn, turf, and ornamental applications, as well as for oil and grease absorption. The company was formerly known as Thermo Fibertek Inc. and changed its name to Kadant Inc. in July 2001. Kadant Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Westford, Massachusetts.

1,800 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/18/15
Founded in 1991

kadant inc (KAI) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $496.0K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $328.0K
Executive Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $309.0K
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $255.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

kadant inc (KAI) Key Developments

Kadant Receives $7 Million in Orders from OSB Manufacturers

Kadant Inc. announced it received three orders for its wood processing equipment with a combined total of approximately $7 million. The orders included a batch feeding system and two SmartRing™ strander systems for OSB (oriented strand board) producers in the U.S., Hungary, and Belgium. The SmartRing strander systems and the batch feeder will be used in the production of OSB engineered wood panels. The batch feeder is expected to be shipped and commissioned in the second half of 2015, while the stranding systems will ship and be commissioned in the first half of 2016.

Kadant Inc. Presents at Global Hunter Securities GHS 100 Energy Conference, Jun-24-2015 08:00 AM

Kadant Inc. Presents at Global Hunter Securities GHS 100 Energy Conference, Jun-24-2015 08:00 AM. Venue: JW Marriott Hotel, 151 W. Adams Street, Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Kadant Inc. Approves Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on August 13, 2015

Kadant Inc. announced that its board of directors approved a quarterly cash dividend to stockholders of $0.17 per share to be paid on August 13, 2015 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on July 16, 2015.


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