Haartz Sponsors 2019 Ragtop Ramble

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 00:00 -- phollenb

Haartz Sponsors 2019 Ragtop Ramble, Showcases Leading Softtop Material
Annual New England Motor Press Association event features ride and drive

Acton, Mass. (July 19, 2019) – The Haartz Corporation, a leading supplier of convertible softtop material, sponsored and participated in the New England Motor Press Association’s (NEMPA) 2019 Ragtop Ramble and Crustacean Crawl July 17-18, 2019. The event started at the Larz Anderson Automotive Museum in Brookline, Massachusetts and ended at the Colony Hotel in Kennebunkport, Maine. Among the participating open-air vehicles were the BMW M850i Convertible, Jeep Gladiator, Mazda Miata and Nissan 370Z 50th Anniversary. Additionally, the 10 Millionth Ford Mustang GT Convertible to come off the OEMs production line was onsite.

“We enjoy sponsoring the New England Press Association for Ragtop Ramble and getting feedback from attendees about the latest softtops,” said Matt Williams, director of business development for Haartz. “With insights from leaders in the industry we can continue developing and improving our materials.”

The festivities began on Wednesday with a Boston Harbor Cruise in the evening. The next morning, the participating vehicles were on display at the museum so attendees could make the nearly 100-mile drive up the east coast. The ride ended at the Colony Hotel, where guests enjoyed a traditional New England lobster lunch.

Haartz hosted a social media contest for a chance to win a $250 Amazon gift card. To enter, guests posted a selfie video from the passenger seat of the vehicle while giving an honest review of its ride. The winner was Rick DeMeis with his review of a Kia K900 and what it would be like if it were a convertible. Ragtop Ramble is only open to NEMPA members and special guests.

About The Haartz Corporation

The Haartz Corporation (Haartz) is a world leader in highly engineered and uniquely designed convertible toppings and interior surface materials. The company’s world headquarters and North American manufacturing operations are located in Acton, Massachusetts, with additional manufacturing in Mannheim, Germany and Pune, India. Beyond these manufacturing locations, Haartz maintains offices in Detroit, Munich, Tokyo, Irapuato, Mexico, Shanghai and Chongqing, China. Employing over 400 people worldwide, Haartz has been a trusted automotive supplier since 1907, and continues to be privately owned and operated by the Haartz family. For more information, visit Join the conversation on Twitter, @Haartz.


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