James Hardie (ASX:JHX)
James Hardie Industries plc (ASX:JHX) is a world leader in the manufacture of fiber cement siding and backerboard and a market leader in Europe for fiber gypsum products.
The company's products are used in a number of markets, including new residential construction (single and multi-family housing), manufactured housing, repair and remodeling and a variety of commercial and industrial applications. The company manufactures numerous types of fiber cement products with a variety of patterned profiles and surface finishes for a range of applications, including external siding and trim and soffit lining, internal linings, facades and floor and tile underlay.
The company also manufactures fiber gypsum products that are used in a variety of applications such as dry lining walls, timber frame walls and flooring applications.
The current primary geographic markets of the company include the United States of America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines and Europe.