WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
                     Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
                         Securities Exchange Act of 1934

                                 March 11, 2004
                Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

                             AMERICAN BILTRITE INC.
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

                         Commission File Number: 1-4773

            Delaware                                      04-1701350
   (State or other jurisdiction                         (IRS Employer
       of incorporation)                              Identification No.)

                                 57 River Street
                    Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts 02481-2097
                     (Address of principal executive office)
       Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (781) 237-6655

                                 Not Applicable
          (Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

Item 12: Results of Operations and Financial Condition

On March 11, 2004, the Registrant issued a press release announcing its
financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2003. A
copy of that press release is being furnished to the Securities and Exchange
Commission pursuant to this Item 12 of the Form 8-K and is attached hereto as
Exhibit 99.1.

(c) Exhibits.

     99.1      Press release dated March 11, 2004


      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.

                                            AMERICAN BILTRITE INC.

Date:  March 11, 2004                       By /s/ Howard N. Feist III
                                            Howard N. Feist III
                                            Chief Financial Officer

                                  Exhibit Index

Number       Description

   99.1      Press release dated March 11, 2004