Profile: James Hardie Industries PLC (JHX.N)
29 Mar 2017
James Hardie Industries Plc, incorporated on June 17, 2010, is a manufacturer of fiber cement products and systems for internal and external building construction applications in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and the Philippines. The Company's operating segments are North America and Europe Fiber Cement, and Asia Pacific Fiber Cement. The North America and Europe Fiber Cement manufactures fiber cement interior linings, exterior siding products and related accessories in the United States. The North America and Europe Fiber Cement segment's products are sold in the United States, Canada and Europe. The Asia Pacific Fiber Cement includes fiber cement manufactured in Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines, and sold in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, the Middle East (Israel, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates) and various Pacific Islands.
The Company manufactures a range of fiber-cement building materials for both internal and external use across a range of applications, including external siding, internal walls, floors, ceilings, trim, fencing and facades. The Company's core product ranges include planks, which are used for external siding and flat sheets that are used for internal and external wall linings and floor underlayments. The Company markets its fiber cement products and systems under various Hardie brand names, such as HardiePlank, HardiePanel, HardieTrim and HardieBacker boards, and other brand names, such as Artisan by James Hardie, Cemplank, Scyon and HardieLinea.
The Company offers products to various markets, such as new residential construction (single and multi-family housing), manufactured housing, repair and remodeling, and a range of commercial and industrial applications. Its other products in the United States include HardieReveal2.0 panel system, James Hardie Insulated Lap Siding and Trim, HardieTrim 2x board, HardieTrimNT3 Roughsawn board, HardieTrim Mouldings, Artisan V-Rustic premium exterior siding, ColorPlus Technology, and a touch-up accessory to support ColorPlus products. In Australia and New Zealand, the Company's products include the ARChitectural Prefinished panel range for commercial applications, including Invibe panels with Chromashield Technology and Inraw panels. It also offers Stria Standard 325mm, Stria Wide 405mm and Splayed 255mm cladding profiles, which are extensions to the existing Stria cladding products. It offers Axon Smooth 133mm, Axon Smooth 400mm and Axon Grained 133mm cladding, which are extensions for its Axon cladding.
In Australia, the Company offers HardieDeck system. It also offers HardieBrace, an online calculator tool, which offers structural bracing calculations. Its Modcem modular flooring is used in commercial flooring applications. Its Systemboard cladding is a multi-story construction product application. The Company's other products include HardieWrap weather barrier, HardieFire Insulation, HardieBreak Thermal Strip, as well as the HardieSmart Boundary, Aged Care and ZeroLot Wall Systems. In New Zealand, it offers Secura Interior Flooring, Secura Exterior Flooring, Axent Fascia, HomeRAB 4.5mm Pre Cladding, HardieGlaze, Stria Cladding, Axon 400 and 133 Grained Cladding, Linea Oblique Cladding and Easy Lap Panel. In the Philippines, its products include Hardieflex Wet Area Walls lining and Hardieflex Pro products, primarily for wet area application, and HardieFlex Flooring. The Company's European business offers HardieFloor Structural Flooring, and offers a range of products focused on acoustic performance of buildings, including HardieFloor dB Structural Acoustic Flooring and HardieQStrip Acoustic Batten.
James Hardie Industries PLC
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