Albany International Corp.

Albany, New York, USA, 29 August 2008 -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The board of directors of Albany International Corp. (NYSE: AIN) today declared a quarterly dividend of USD 0.12 per share on the Class A and Class B Common Stock, payable on 07 October 2008, to shareholders of record on 08 September 2008.

Albany International is a global advanced textiles and materials processing company with approximately 6100 employees worldwide and plants strategically located to serve its global customers. The company's core business is custom-designed fabrics and belts essential to the production of paper and paperboard. Albany's family of emerging businesses extends its advanced textiles and materials capabilities into a variety of other industries, most notably aerospace composites, nonwovens, building products, and high-performance industrial doors. Additional information about the company and its businesses and products is available at