James Hardie Building Products manufactures and sells fiber cement building products for interior and exterior building construction applications. Its products are used in various markets, including new residential construction, such as single and multifamily housing, and manufactured housing, including mobile and prefabricated homes, and repair and remodeling. The company s products are also used in various commercial and industrial applications, such as stores, warehouses, offices, hotels, motels, schools, libraries, museums, dormitories, hospitals, detention facilities, religious buildings, and gymnasiums. The company manufactures fiber cement products with various patterned profiles and surface finishes for external siding and soffit lining, roofing, internal linings, facades, fencing, pipes, and floor and tile underlayments. The company was founded in 1888, and was formerly known as RCI Netherlands Holdings B.V. James Hardie Building Products is headquartered in Mccarran, Nev., and has various locations throughout United States, Australia, Asia and Europe.