|John Hobbs||Director of Investor Relations|
|Andrew Higgins||President & Chief Executive Officer|
|Stephen Nolan||Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer|
|Eric Ruden||Robert W. Baird & Co.|
|Pete Skibitski||Alembic Global|
|Gautam Khanna||Cowen & Company|
|John Franzreb||Sidoti & Company|
Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Albany International First Quarter Earnings Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in listen-only mode. Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session and instructions will be given at that time. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, today's conference is being recorded.