Kadant is a leading supplier to the global pulp and paper industry. Our stock-preparation; fluid-handling; and doctoring, cleaning, and filtration equipment and systems are designed to increase efficiency and improve quality in pulp and paper production. Many of our products, particularly in our fluid-handling product line, are also used to optimize production in other process industries. In addition, we produce granules from papermaking byproducts for agricultural and lawn and garden applications. Kadant is based in Westford, Massachusetts, USA.
President & CEO
Jonathan W. Painter
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.
Kadant Sales, Service, and Manufacturing
Kadant Inc. Corporate Office
One Technology Park Drive
Westford, MA 01886 USA