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Kadant to Exhibit at FoodEx Manufacturing Solutions 2023

BURY, Lancashire, U.K., March 7, 2023 - Kadant U.K. Limited, a subsidiary of Kadant Inc. (NYSE: KAI), will be exhibiting at the FoodEx Manufacturing Solutions 2023 trade show to be held April 24–26, 2023 at the NEC in Birmingham at booth B39.

Products highlighted at the booth will include scraper blade systems for roll and belt cleaning, filtration assemblies for reuse of process water, and rotary joints designed to maximize heat transfer.

Kadant scraper systems are HACCP International certified and designed to provide continuous roll and belt cleaning. Products suitable for these types of applications are the VeriLite™ and VeriKleen™ roll cleaner assemblies and AccuFlake™ PRO blade holder. These solutions allow quick and safe blade changes to minimize downtime and increase productivity.

“The Kadant team has decades of experience in scraper blade applications across a variety of rolls and drums,” commented Michael Williams, director of industrial doctoring, cleaning, and filtration for Europe. “Our advanced material technology allows us to provide food safe blades to suit various types of roll covers and belts. Suitable applications are cereal flaking, starch flaking, oven band cleaning, polyurethane, and Teflon® conveyor belts, chocolate refiner rolls, as well as gauge and pinning rolls.”

Kadant also supplies rotary joints for food and pharmaceutical industries regulated by the FDA/EFSA. Rotary joints, also referred to as rotary unions, permit the flow of steam, water, and other heat transfer fluids from fixed piping to rotating equipment. Typical applications include drum and disc dryers, cereal flakers, cookers, and autoclaves.

About Kadant U.K.

Kadant U.K. Limited, based in Bury, Lancashire, U.K., develops, designs, and manufactures doctor blades, doctor blade holders, and doctoring systems for packaging, tissue, food, and other industrial processes. The company’s cleaning and filtration products are applied to the cleaning of forming and press fabrics and the filtration of process water.

About Kadant

Kadant is a global supplier of technologies and engineered systems that drive Sustainable Industrial Processing. The Company’s products and services play an integral role in enhancing efficiency, optimizing energy utilization, and maximizing productivity in process industries. Kadant is based in Westford, Massachusetts, with approximately 3,100 employees in 20 countries worldwide. For more information, visit

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