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A global leader in fibre cement

James Hardie is the global leader in the production of interior and exterior building products, generating more than $2.5 billion in net sales and employing more than 4,900 people across operations in North America, Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines, and Europe. Our company’s goal is to remain at the forefront of the building products industry in every market in which we operate. Key to this effort is our dedication to our customers, who we serve through industry-leading innovation, an empowering company culture, and by capitalizing on our global scale. The foundation of this strategy, and our company identity, is an unwavering commitment to safe people, safe places and safe systems through our Zero Harm initiative.

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

Our company’s goal is to remain at the forefront of the building products industry in every market in which we operate. Key to this effort is our dedication to our customers, who we serve through industry-leading innovation, an empowering company culture, and by capitalizing on our global scale. The foundation of this strategy, and our company identity, is an unwavering commitment to safe people, safe places and safe systems through our Zero Harm initiative.

Our People

Our business is fast-paced and our people are smart in the way they solve problems, driven in their pursuit of results, and real in the way they build relationships and work together. We take a zero harm approach to safety and have a relentless focus on achievement, learning and improvement. We lead the markets in which we play, and provide the opportunity for people who value clear vision and a diverse culture to build a career in one of the most well-recognised local manufacturing brands. We’re always seeking men and women to join our team who are smart, driven, and real. Be part of a global organization that’s been pursing excellence since 1888 that will challenge you to pursue excellence and provide the support for you to achieve it.

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.