Kadant Inc. is a supplier of equipment used in process industries. The process industries, including papermaking, paper recycling and oriented strand board (OSB), an engineered wood panel product used primarily in home construction. In addition, the Company manufactures granules made from papermaking byproducts. It operates in two segments: Papermaking Systems and Wood Processing Systems, and a separate product line, Fiber-based Products. Through its Papermaking Systems segment, it develops, manufactures and markets a range of equipment and products for the papermaking, paper recycling and other process industries. Through its Wood Processing Systems segment, it designs, manufactures and markets stranders and related equipment. Through its Fiber-based Products business, the Company produces biodegradable, absorbent granules from papermaking byproducts for use as carriers for agricultural, home lawn and garden, and professional lawn, turf and ornamental applications.