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A global leader in fibre cement

James Hardie is an international building product manufacturer and a global leader in fibre-reinforced cement. Operating since 1888, the company challenges convention within the construction industry and leads the way in delivering innovative building products and solutions.

James Hardie pioneered modern fibre-cement that is used worldwide today.

Use in interiors and exteriors

James Hardie® building products provide a complete solution for creating well-designed homes. Available in numerous profiles and finishes for a range of interior and exterior building applications. The products work well on their own or in unison with one another, so you can incorporate single or multiple products in a design.

The products are used extensively in new residential construction, manufactured housing, renovations and extensions, as well as a variety of commercial and industrial applications.

Design versatility

The product range suits a wide palette of architectural styles, from classic and traditional to ultra-modern and contemporary designs. The cladding products also look great in combination with many traditional building materials such as stone, wood and brick, making design potential boundless!

Terrace homes in Crace, ACT using Matrix™ cladding.

Why use fibre cement?

James Hardie® fibre reinforced cement products will not burn, are resistant to moisture, termite damage, rotting and warping*. They are impact resistant, low in maintenance and highly durable. The Scyon™ formulation range of advanced cement composite products also exhibit low density qualities making them easier to handle and install without compromising the core DNA of James Hardie™ durability.

James Hardie promotes energy efficient and sustainable design, when you specify and use James Hardie products, know they have been manufactured with an emphasis on reducing environmental impacts, use sustainable, plantation-grown timber & abundant low toxicity products. They have no volatile organic compounds and produce a lower footprint on the world compared to many other building materials.

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Example of ExoTec™ in a commercial application.

"Wherever we operate, our goal is to be at the forefront of the building materials industry, capitalising on our global leadership in product innovation, market development and manufacturing efficiency. It is James Hardie’s commitment to quality and industry leading products that differentiates us from other building materials companies”.

Learn more about James Hardie's Company History and read the mission statement and core values

*when installed and maintained correctly and to the extent set out in James Hardie'sliterature current at the time of installation.