Albany International Corp. operates as a textiles and materials processing company worldwide. Its Machine Clothing segment designs, manufactures, and markets paper machine clothing and process belts used in the manufacture of paper and paperboard. This segment also offers forming, pressing, and dryer fabrics; consumable fabrics used to process paper pulp; belts used to make nonwovens, fiber cement building products, roofing shingles, and corrugated sheets used in boxboard; belts used in tannery and textile applications; and nonwovens, including diapers, personal care and household wipes, and fiberglass-reinforced roofing shingles. It sells its products directly to customer end-users, which include paper industry companies, nonwovens manufacturers, and building products companies. The company’s Engineered Composites segment offers custom-designed composite structures based on proprietary technology to customers in commercial and military aircraft engine and airframe markets. Its PrimaLoft Products segment provides insulation materials for outdoor clothing, gloves, footwear, sleeping bags, and home furnishings. The company was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Rochester, New Hampshire.