Breaking News

Albany International To Shutter Alabama Plant

January 8, 2008

Move responds to consolidation in U.S. and Canada

Albany International shut its factory in Montgomery, AL. The company said the move is a "business necessity" in response to the consolidation of the U.S. and Canadian paper industries and the need to balance production capacity with demand. Similar steps have been taken by the during the past few years in both Europe and North America, as the global paper and paperboard industry continues to shift capacity from traditional paper markets to new emerging markets.

The closure, which will affect 90 salaried and hourly employees, will be reviewed with the local bargaining unit at the Montgomery facility.

  • Fibers Market Outlook

    Fibers Market Outlook

    Tara Olivo, associate editor||June 8, 2015
    Natural and synthetic fiber producers create unique solutions for all nonwovens applications.

  • Keeping It Clean

    Keeping It Clean

    Tara Olivo, associate editor||June 8, 2015
    Convenience and continued innovation keeps the household wipes market thriving.

  • Raw Materials Round Up

    Raw Materials Round Up

    Karen McIntyre, editor||June 8, 2015
    Suppliers create additives, preservatives and other specialties to help nonwovens makers meet their goals.