Kadant Johnson expands its services division

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Kadant Johnson LLC, a subsidiary of Kadant Inc., has expanded its Services division to enhance its offerings to the paper and corrugated packaging industries.


Mark Bays was appointed service sales manager. In this role, Mark is responsible for managing the planning and execution of installation, repair, and nondestructive testing (NDT) services. Mark has an extensive background in field service and project management along with expertise in non-destructive testing and analysis.


“Mark’s decades of industry experience and field service knowledge make him a valuable addition to our group and for our customers,” said Ken Lahrke, director of technical services at Kadant Johnson. “We are pleased to have Mark join our team.”


Joe Jarvis and Dean Roddy joined the Services division as NDT Level III and Level II technicians, respectively. Joe and Dean are responsible for Kadant Johnson NDT procedures, certifications, and training. They will also provide the inspection and reporting for various types of industrial process equipment in the field and performs installations and repairs relating to rotary joints and syphons. They both have many years of industry experience and field service knowledge making them valuable additions to the technical services team and to our customers. 


Kadant Johnson Services division specializes in mechanical and testing services for dryers, rolls, and other equipment used in paper production and converting. Specific services include equipment installation and repair, dryer and roll inspection, NDT, and dryer surface cleaning.