Fiber cement manufacturer: James Hardie Industries (JHX) (1888)

James Hardie Industries plc (NYSE:JHX, ASX:JHX) was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. It has 3,214 full-time employees and its subsidiaries, mainly in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines and Europe is engaged in the production and sale of fiber cement products and systems for the interior and exterior of buildings.

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James Hardie James Hardie Industries (JHX):

James Hardie Industrial Company was established by James Hardie in 1888. It mainly manufactures fiber cement products and systems required for the interior and exterior of buildings. The fiber cement products supplied by the company can be used in brand new residential buildings, house renovations and various commercial, Industrial applications, and cover the shape and surface treatment technology required by various applications, including exterior walls, floor and tile substrates, exterior siding products and related accessories products. Product brands include: HardieBacker, Artisan by James Hardie, Cemplank and Prevail, Scyon, Stria.

James Hardie Industries plc is divided into two divisions to operate: USA and Europe Fiber Cement (USA and Europe Fiber Cement) and Asia Pacific Fiber Cement (Asia Pacific Fiber Cement).

History of James Hardie Industries (JHX):

  • In 1951, James Hardie Industries Ltd was listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (Australian Stock Exchange);
  • In December 2001, the company was reorganized into a Dutch company;
  • On February 19, 2010, the company registration place was moved from the Netherlands to Ireland.
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