Draft February 24, 2019
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
|Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)||February 25, 2019|
ALBANY INTERNATIONAL CORP.
|(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)|
|(State or other jurisdiction
|216 Airport Drive, Rochester, NH||03867|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
|Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (603) 330-5850|
|(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)|
|Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:|
|¨||Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)|
|¨||Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)|
|¨||Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))|
|¨||Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13a-4(c))|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act 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|
|☐||If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act|
Item 8 – Other Events
On February 25, 2019, Albany International Corp. (“Albany”) issued a press release to announce that its Board of Directors had voted to appoint Director A. William Higgins as Board Chairman, succeeding Erland E. Kailbourne. A copy of Albany’s news release announcing Mr. Higgins’s election is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
Item 9.01 – Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits. The following exhibit is furnished herewith:
99.1 News Release dated February 25, 2019.
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/ John B. Cozzolino|
|Name: John B. Cozzolino|
|Title: Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer|
|(Principal Financial Officer)|
Date: February 25, 2019
|99.1||News Release, dated February 25, 2019, issued by Albany International Corp.|