Kadant lands $18.1m in orders

Kadant Inc., a Westford-based supplier to the global pulp and paper industry, said today that it has received orders totaling $18.1 million from two pulp and paper producers in Chile and the United States for chemical pulping equipment and a recycling system.

In a press release, Kadant also announced that it has been awarded contracts to provide chemical pulping equipment and a stock-preparation system with a combined value of $17.5 million from pulp and paper producers in Russia and China.

In a statement, Kadant president and chief executive Jonathan W. Painter said: “Our selection for these large projects from Russia, China, Chile, and the US demonstrate our strong position in markets around the world as well as highlight the value of Kadant’s application expertise in pulping and fiber processing,’’



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