Kadant 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.
While Kadant is a relatively new name, and became a fully independent public company in 2001, some of our businesses have been serving industrial customers for more than 100 years. Through a combination of acquisitions and internal development, we continue to strengthen our position as a leading supplier to process industries worldwide.
Kadant Inc. is based in Westford, Massachusetts, USA with revenues of $390 million in 2015 and 1,800 employees worldwide. Our stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol KAI. Kadant brand products and services are sold to industries worldwide through our subsidiaries located in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.

Westford, US
Size (employees)
1,800 (est)
Kadant was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Westford, US

Kadant Office Locations

Kadant has office in Westford
Westford, US

Kadant Metrics

Kadant Summary

Market capitalization

$651.6 m

Closing share price

Kadant's current market capitalization is $651.6 m.

Kadant Financials

We estimate that Kadant's revenue is $414.1 m in 2016
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015Y, 2016


$344.5 m$402.1 m$390.1 m$414.1 m

Revenue growth, %


Gross profit

$157.7 m$178.4 m$180.1 m

Operating expense total

$124.4 m$136.3 m$130 m


$33.3 m$42.1 m$50.1 m

Net Income

$23.6 m$29 m$34.7 m

Operating cash flow

($4.5 m)($4.7 m)$20.2 m

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