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: October 27, 2003
                        (Date of earliest event reported)

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

           Delaware                   0-16214                   14-0462060
(State or other jurisdiction        (Commission                (IRS employer
      of incorporation)             file number)             identification no.)

                      1373 Broadway, Albany, New York 12204
                                 (518) 445-2200
 (Address and telephone number of the registrant's principal executive offices)

Item 9. Information Provided Under Item 12 (Results of Operations and Financial

The following information is furnished pursuant to Item 12, "Disclosure of
Results of Operations and Financial Condition."

On October 27, 2003, Albany International issued a news release announcing its
financial results for the fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2003. A copy of the
news release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.


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: Senior Vice President and Chief
                                             Financial Officer

Date: October 27, 2003

                                Index to Exhibits

Exhibit Number    Description of Document
--------------    -----------------------

99.1              News release, dated October 27, 2003 issued by Albany
                  International Corp.