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Kadant Johnson Europe B.V.

Weesp, The Netherlands
Kadant Johnson Europe
Kadant Johnson Europe B.V. designs and manufactures rotary joints and unions, syphons, and related accessories to the paper industry and other process industries for the European market, Eastern Europe, Russia, India, Middle East, and Africa.

Process industries such corrugated packaging, food and beverage, steel, rubber, plastics, machine tool, and textile look to us for custom engineered solutions for their specific applications.

Our products and solutions are sold and supported through a network of sales offices located in Italy, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Scandinavia, Finland, Poland, Spain, Czech Republic, India, and Turkey.

Our technical and service team supports customers onsite. For the continues process industry we design and deliver steam and condesate systems to save energy and reduce CO2 emissions.


We were was founded as Hamstra Weesp B.V. in 1957 as a licensee from The Johnson Corporation, now Kadant Johnson LLC. In 1993 The Johnson Corporation acquired the ownership of Hamstra Weesp, and it became a fully owned subsidiary of The Johnson Corporation.

  • 1957 – Founded as Hamstra Weesp B.V. as licencee from The Johnson Corporation
  • 1993 – The Johnson Corporation acquired ownership
  • 1996 – Founded Kadant Johnson Deutschland GmbH to support sales in Germany and Austria
  • 1997 – Started sales office in Poland
  • 1998 – Founded Kadant Johnson Italy to support sales in Italy
  • 1999 – Start of Sales representative in India
  • 1999 - Start of steam and condensate division in UK and Italy
  • 1999 – Founded Kadant Johnson France to support sales in France, Morocco, and Tunisia. In 2020, integrated in Kadant Lamort.
  • 2001 – Founded Kadant Johnson Scandinavia. Today, together with Finland this is a part of Kadant Nordic
  • 2003 – Creation of joint venture Johnson-Fluiten Srl with Fluiten SPA.
  • 2013 – Start of sales representation in Spain
  • 2015 – Start of sales representation in Turkey
  • 2017 – Start of sales representation in Czech Republic


Kadant Johnson Europe B.V.
Nijverheidslaan 23
Weesp, 1382 LG