Company Recognized for Highest Honor for the Second Consecutive Year
ROCHESTER, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 20, 2012--
At its annual External Business Partner Summit, held on September 11,
2012, The Procter & Gamble Company (“P&G”) recognized Albany
International Corp. (“the Company”) (NYSE:AIN) as a “Business Partner of
the Year”. Of P&G’s more than 75,000 suppliers and agencies, only eight
received this highest honor, with Albany International achieving this
recognition for the second consecutive year. In addition, the Company
has received four consecutive Excellence Awards from P&G.
Daniel Halftermeyer, President of Albany’s Global Machine Clothing
business, said, “To receive this prestigious honor from P&G for a second
consecutive year underscores the dedicated customer focus of the entire
Albany team. From the manufacturing floor to R&D, from planning to
technical, all of our employees are aligned to support our customers in
achieving business excellence.”
The Company became a supplier to P&G in 1957 and the current partnership
was formalized in 1991. Albany International is an exclusive supplier to
a proprietary process related to the production of the P&G Charmin®,
Bounty® and Puffs® brands.
In selecting Albany International for this year’s award, P&G cited the
following achievements regarding the Company’s performance: consistently
delivers total value solutions (innovation, quality, cost) supporting
P&G Family Care’s competitive advantage; demonstrates strong commitment
to support P&G’s initiative pipeline by investing in new technology to
streamline operations and continuously improve quality, supply chain
time, and business continuity; and provides a dedicated, highly capable
commercial and technical development team to ensure excellent
collaboration across all functions.
About Albany International Corp.
Albany International is a global advanced textiles and materials
processing company, with two core businesses. Machine Clothing is the
world’s leading producer of custom-designed fabrics and belts essential
to production in the paper, nonwovens, and other process industries.
Albany Engineered Composites is a rapidly growing supplier of highly
engineered composite parts for the aerospace industry. Albany
International is headquartered in Rochester, New Hampshire, operates 18
plants in 11 countries, employs 4,300 people worldwide, and is listed on
the New York Stock Exchange (Symbol AIN). Additional information about
the Company and its products and services can be found at www.albint.com.
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