UNITED STATES
 SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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):      October 25, 2021

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


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

216 Airport Drive Rochester, New Hampshire
03867
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
 
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code       603-330-5850

None
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
 

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class
 
Trading
Symbol(s)
 
Name of each exchange
on which registered
Class A Common Stock
  AIN
  The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
Class B Common Stock
  AIN
  The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

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 2.02.  Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
 
On October 25, 2021 Albany International issued a news release reporting third quarter 2021 financial results. The Company will host a webcast to discuss earnings at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday October 26, 2021. The news release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
 
Item 8.01 Other Events.

On October 25, 2021, the Company's Board of Directors authorized the Company to repurchase shares of up to $200 million through open market purchases, privately negotiated transactions or otherwise, and to determine the prices, times and amounts.  The program does not obligate the Company to acquire any particular amount of common stock, and it may be suspended or terminated at any time at the Company's discretion. The share repurchase program does not have an expiration date. The timing and amount of any share repurchases will be based on the Company’s liquidity, general business and market conditions, debt covenant restrictions and other factors, including alternative investment opportunities and capital structure.
 
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
(d)       Exhibits. The following exhibit is being furnished herewith:
 
                99.1               News release dated October 25, 2021 reporting third-quarter 2021 financial results.

Signature
 
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/ Stephen M. Nolan
 
       
 
Name:
Stephen M. Nolan
 
 
Title:
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
   
(Principal Financial Officer)
 
Date: October 25, 2021


EXHIBIT INDEX
 
Exhibit No.
Description
   
   
104
Inline XBRL cover page.