History

1966

•    Albany International founded filtration division in the Australian market
•    Supplied fume scrubbing to Australian aluminium smelter
•    De watering for Lead and zinc extraction

1968

•    First pressure filter supplied to the alumina industry

1971

•    Supplied shaker dust collection bags to Pilbara Iron application

1972

•    Filtration operations commenced in Brazil under Albany International
•    First shaker bag application for power generation

1979

•    First pulse jet application in power generation

1994

•    The creation of the Star Bags

2005

•    AFT China was opened

2008

•    Albany International sells Albany Filtration Technologies to ANZ Private Equity

2009

•    AFT Brazil was opened

2012

•    ANZ Private Equity sells to three private investors

2013

•    AFT transitions to a new trading name Solaft Filtration Solutions