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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 Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $343.0K
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 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.

Kadant Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended April 4, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Quarter of 2015; Revises Earnings Guidance for the Full Year 2015

Kadant Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended April 04, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported revenues of $92,251,000 against $93,367,000 a year ago. Operating income was $10,371,000 against $7,621,000 a year ago. Income from continuing operations before provision for income taxes was $10,193,000 against $7,537,000 a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $6,925,000 against $5,185,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $6,897,000 against $5,053,000 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $0.62 against $0.45 a year ago. This increase of $0.17 in diluted EPS consists of the following: $0.19 due to higher gross margin percentages, $0.06 due to lower operating expenses, $0.01 associated with acquisition cost and acquisition operating results and $0.01 due to lower weighted average shares outstanding. Cash used in operations was $4,523,000 against cash provided by operations of $6,202,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $13.413 million against $12.689 million a year ago. The company expended $1.2 million in CapEx. For the second quarter of 2015, the company expect to achieve GAAP diluted EPS from continuing operations of $0.69 to $0.71 on revenue of $95 to $97 million. For the full year, the company expects GAAP diluted EPS from continuing operations of $3.05 to $3.15, revenue of $403 to $410 million, revised from previous guidance of $413 to $423 million. The company expects full year 2015 consolidated product gross margins would be approximately 44.5% to 45.5% or 50 basis points higher than had guided. The company expects that SG&A spending in 2015 as a percentage of revenue will be approximately 30% to 31%.

Kadant Inc. Presents at Barrington Research Spring Investment Conference, May-14-2015

Kadant Inc. Presents at Barrington Research Spring Investment Conference, May-14-2015 . Venue: Four Seasons Hotel, 120 East Delaware Place, Chicago, IL 60611, United States.


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