Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
     Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

         Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) June 28, 2009

                           ALBANY INTERNATIONAL CORP.
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

           Delaware                     1-10026                14-0462060
  (State or other jurisdiction        (Commission           (I.R.S. Employer
       of incorporation)              File Number)         Identification No.)

                      1373 Broadway, Albany, New York 12204
               (Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

        Registrant's telephone number, including area code (518) 445-2200

         (Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

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Item 2.05. Costs Associated with Exit or Disposal Activities.

Albany International Corp. (the "Company") issued a news release on June 28,
2009 announcing plans to wind down the manufacturing operations of Albany
International Pty. Ltd. in Gosford, Australia.

Discussions with labor representatives are expected to begin shortly. Until they
are concluded, the Company is unable reasonably to estimate the costs expected
to be incurred in connection with these plans. The Company will disclose the
amount, type and timing of these costs promptly after they are determined.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

99.1 News Release dated June 28, 2009.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                           ALBANY INTERNATIONAL CORP.

                                        By: /s/ Michael C. Nahl
                                            Name: Michael C. Nahl
                                            Title: Executive Vice President and
                                                   Chief Financial Officer

Date: June 29, 2009

                                  EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit No.    Description
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   99.1        News Release dated June 28, 2009