James Hardie is a global leader in interior and exterior building products, generating more than $2.5 billion in net sales and employing more than 4,900 people across North America, Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines, and Europe. James Hardie, fiber cement siding is more durable and up to 5x thicker than vinyl siding. It easily stands up to the elements, resisting damage from wind, rain, freezing temperatures, and hail, and gives homes years of protection with low maintenance.