The Haartz Corporation Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating The Haartz Corporation regarding its recent data breach. The Haartz Corporation data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 1,600 current and former employees.


The Haartz Corporation is an automotive manufacturing company that specializes in producing industrial fabrics and interior and exterior trims. Founded in 1907, The Haartz Corporation began by capitalizing on the burgeoning North American automobile industry. By 1922, The Haartz Corporation had engineered its first synthetic fiber topping, establishing the company as a leader in convertible topping manufacturing. Today, The Haartz Corporation is the world’s number one supplier of car topping fabrics and a leading producer of trim materials, including artificial leather and moldable skins. Headquartered in Acton, Massachusetts, The Haartz Corporation operates office branches in Germany, Japan, India, and China. Furthermore, The Haartz Corporation employs over 400 individuals and has an annual revenue of more than $100 million.


Recently, The Haartz Corporation discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, The Haartz Corporation determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information on December 22, 2022. On January 13, 2023, The Haartz Corporation began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Date of birth

If you are a current or former employee of The Haartz Corporation:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the The Haartz Corporation data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by The Haartz Corporation;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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