Business units

United States and Canada
In the US and Canada, the largest application for fiber cement building products is in external siding for the residential building industry. The external siding market includes various cladding types, including fiber cement, vinyl, natural wood, OSB, hardboard, brick, stucco and stone.

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Asia Pacific Fibre Cement
In the Asia Pacific region, we principally sell into the Australian, New Zealand and Philippines markets, with the residential building industry representing the principal market for fiber cement products. The largest applications of fiber cement across our three primary markets are in external cladding, internal walls, ceilings, floors, soffits, fences and facades.

Europe Fibre Cement

In April 2018, we completed the acquisition of Fermacell, a market leader in fiber gypsum and cement- bonded boards in Europe. Similar to James Hardies fiber cement products, we believe Fermacells fiber gypsum boards deliver superior performance relative to competitive products, such as gypsum plaster and OSB boards.

Fermacells products comprise fiber gypsum and cement-bonded boards, two complementary products in the high performance board space, mainly used in: (1) timber frame construction; (2) dry lining applications; (3) DIY; and (4) structural fire protection. Fermacells products are sold into the residential repair and remodel, commercial and residential new construction markets.



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