Acton, Massachusetts, USA, 25 July 2006 --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI) announced that it will release its 2006 second quarter results after the close of the market on 02 August 2006, and will hold a conference call for investors the next day 03 August, at 11 a.m. Eastern Time.

During the call, the company will discuss its second quarter performance, as well as future expectations. To listen, call 800-709-2159 within the United States, or 973-582-2810 outside the United States. Please begin dialing at least 10 minutes before the scheduled starting time. You can listen to the conference call live on the Web by visiting www.kadant.com and clicking on "Investors." The earnings release will also be posted in the "Investors" section, under "News Releases." An audio archive of the call will be available on the Web site until 01 September 2006.

Kadant Inc. is a leading supplier to the global pulp and paper industry, with a range of products and services for improving efficiency and quality in pulp and paper production, including paper machine accessories, and systems for stock preparation, fluid handling, and water management. The company's fluid-handling products are also used to optimize production in the steel, rubber, plastics, food, and textile industries. In addition, Kadant produces granules from papermaking byproducts for agricultural and lawn and garden applications. Kadant is based in Acton, Massachusetts. It had revenues of USD 244 million in 2005 and has approximately 1400 employees in 16 countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.kadant.com.