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Kadant Inc (KAI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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  • 42 Pages
  • October 2022
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 3452300
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Kadant Inc (KAI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by the publisher to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

  • Business description - A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy - Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives' employment history.
  • Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Kadant Inc (Kadant) is a global supplier of equipment and engineered systems used in process industries worldwide. The company has been delivering smart and efficient solutions to process industries. It offers a wide range of products that include stock-preparation systems, fiber processing, bulk material handling, fluid-handling systems, wood processing 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 including 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 Canada, Europe and the US. It operates in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Kadant is headquartered in Westford, Massachusetts, the US.

Kadant Inc Key Recent Developments

  • Sep 30, 2021: Kadant achieves goal of sourcing 100% of its electricity from renewable resources

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Table of Contents

Section 1 - About the Company
  • Kadant Inc - Key Facts
  • Kadant Inc - Key Employees
  • Kadant Inc - Key Employee Biographies
  • Kadant Inc - Major Products and Services
  • Kadant Inc - History
  • Kadant Inc - Company Statement
  • Kadant Inc - Locations And Subsidiaries
  • Head Office
  • Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 - Company Analysis
  • Company Overview
  • Kadant Inc - Business Description
  • Business Segment: Flow Control
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Business Segment: Industrial Processing
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Business Segment: Material Handling
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: Canada
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: China
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: France
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: Germany
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: Other
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: United States
  • Performance
  • R&D Overview
  • Kadant Inc - Corporate Strategy
  • Kadant Inc - SWOT Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis - Overview
  • Kadant Inc - Strengths
  • Kadant Inc - Weaknesses
  • Kadant Inc - Opportunities
  • Kadant Inc - Threats
  • Kadant Inc - Key Competitors
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
  • Performance Chart
  • Financial Performance
  • Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Section 4 - Company’s Recent Developments
  • Sep 30, 2021: Kadant achieves goal of sourcing 100% of its electricity from renewable resources
Section 5 - Appendix
  • Methodology
  • Ratio Definitions
  • About the Publisher
  • Contact the Publisher
  • Disclaimer
List of Tables
  • Kadant Inc, Key Facts
  • Kadant Inc, Key Employees
  • Kadant Inc, Key Employee Biographies
  • Kadant Inc, Major Products and Services
  • Kadant Inc, History
  • Kadant Inc, Other Locations
  • Kadant Inc, Subsidiaries
  • Kadant Inc, Key Competitors
  • Kadant Inc, Ratios based on current share price
  • Kadant Inc, Annual Ratios
  • Kadant Inc, Interim Ratios
  • Currency Codes
  • Capital Market Ratios
  • Equity Ratios
  • Profitability Ratios
  • Cost Ratios
  • Liquidity Ratios
  • Leverage Ratios
  • Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
  • Kadant Inc, Performance Chart (2017 - 2021)
  • Kadant Inc, Ratio Charts

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