Quick Facts

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 2,000 employees in 18 countries worldwide.

Kadant Executives

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 Sales, Service & Manufacturing

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