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Kadant Named to Newsweek's List of America's Most Responsible Companies 2021

Kadant America's Most Responsible Companies were selected based on publicly available key performance indicators derived from CSR Reports, Sustainability Reports, and Corporate Citizenship Reports as well as an independent survey.

Jan. 8, 2021 - Kadant Inc. has been named to Newsweek's 2021 list of America's Most Responsible Companies based on a detailed analysis of Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) factors. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.

"We are honored to be named one of America's Most Responsible Companies," said Jeffrey L. Powell, president and chief executive officer of Kadant. "Our focus on helping our customers efficiently use renewable natural resources in their manufacturing processes plays an important role in our customers' efforts to achieve their own sustainability goals, including the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions."

America's Most Responsible Companies were selected based on publicly available key performance indicators derived from CSR Reports, Sustainability Reports, and Corporate Citizenship Reports as well as an independent survey. The KPIs focused on company performance in the environmental, social, and corporate governance areas, while the independent survey asked U.S. citizens about their perception of company activities related to corporate social responsibility.

The final list, which spans 14 industries, recognizes 400 companies with the highest scores as the most responsible companies in the United States.

Kadant (NYSE: KAI) is a global supplier of high-value, critical components and engineered systems used in process industries worldwide. Kadant is based in Westford, Massachusetts, with approximately 2,700 employees in 20 countries worldwide. To learn more, visit: www.kadant.com.

SOURCE: Kadant Inc.