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James Hardie

Company nameJames Hardie Industries Ltd.
Company typePublic (Asx - JHX)
IndustryBuilding materials
FoundedMelbourne, Australia 1888
Key peopleLouis Gries, CEO
Russell Chenu, CFO
Commercial Facades
Fencing and Lattice
RevenueA$1.5 billion

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James Hardie Industries Ltd. is an industrial building materials company headquartered in Ireland and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange which specialises in fibre cement products. James Hardie manufactures and develops technologies, materials and processes for the production of building materials . For over 20 years, Hardie has also operated a research and development facility devoted solely to fiber-cement technology. The company was a key player in asbestos mining and manufacturing in Australia through most of the twentieth century. The 2009 book Killer Company is about James Hardie Industries.

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