AGC America Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating ACG America, Inc. (“AGC”) regarding its recent data breach. The AGC data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 20,000 individuals.


AGC America, Inc. is a subsidiary of AGC Inc., a global glass, ceramics, and concrete manufacturing company based in Japan. Founded in 1907, AGC is a world-leading supplier of flat, automotive, and display glass, as well as chemicals, ceramics, and other high-tech materials and components.2 Today, AGC has operations in more than 30 countries and regions worldwide. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, AGC has additional locations in Asia, North and South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, and employs over 50,000 individuals.


Recently, AGC discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, AGC determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between December 12 and December 17, 2023. On February 12, 2024, AGC began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Passport number
  • Financial account information
  • Health insurance plan enrollment information

If you received a breach notification letter from AGC America, Inc.:

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 AGC 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 AGC America, Inc.:
  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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