Filed: 4 May 21, 4:47pm
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): May 4, 2021
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission file number 001-11406
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
One Technology Park Drive
Westford, Massachusetts 01886
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $.01 par value||KAI||New York Stock Exchange|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter). Emerging growth company ☐
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On May 4, 2021, Kadant Inc. (the “Company”) announced its financial results for the fiscal quarter ended April 3, 2021. The full text of the press release issued in connection with the announcement is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On May 5, 2021, the Company will hold a webcast and conference call to discuss its financial results for the fiscal quarter ended April 3, 2021. A copy of the slides that will be presented on the webcast and discussed in the conference call is furnished as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
The information in Item 2.02 and Item 7.01 of this Form 8-K (including Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2) shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|The following exhibits relating to Item 2.02 and Item 7.01 shall be deemed to be furnished and not filed.|
Description of Exhibits
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: May 4, 2021||By||/s/ Michael J. McKenney|
|Michael J. McKenney|
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer