Kadant Inc. (Kadant) is a global supplier of equipment used in papermaking and paper recycling industries. The company also provides granules made from papermaking byproducts. It offers wide range of products that include stock-preparation systems, fluid-handling systems, and doctoring, cleaning and filtration systems. Kadant also offers biodegradable, absorbent granules derived from pulp fiber. The company offers its products to various industries that include chemicals, construction, machine tools, food and beverages, oil and gas, paper, textiles, forest products, and rubber and plastics. The company has manufacturing plants in several countries and research and development facilities in Europe and the US. Geographically, it operates in Americas, Europe and Asia. Kadant is headquartered in Westford, Massachusetts, the US.