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2014-01-31 23:21:07

James Hardie, a leading manufacturer of Fiber Cement building products has been honored with a Silver Excellence Award from the Brandon Hall Group for having the Best Sales Team Onboarding Training Program for its US operations. The program was selected by an expert panel based on criteria that included how well the program fit the need and its design, functionality, innovation, and overall measurable benefits. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 James Hardie, a leading manufacturer...

2013-12-24 20:20:37

Customers Encouraged To Explore Durable, Versatile Siding Option HOUSTON, Dec. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Hardie Plank siding, which is a mixture of wood and cement, has several distinct features that set it apart from other building materials. Home Exterior Systems has announced that the company now performs Hardie Plank installation, boosting the company's repertoire of services. Hardie Plank siding is resistant to peeling, cracking, and fading. It doesn't age as quickly as...

2013-07-10 12:28:59

Opal Enterprises, siding contractors in Arlington Heights, has announced a Price Match Special on James Hardie siding. The Arlington Heights siding contractors promise to beat any estimate for James Hardie siding that is obtained from a James Hardie Preferred Remodeler. ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Opal Enterprises is offering a Price Match Special on James Hardie siding in Arlington Heights. The siding contractor will beat any James Hardie siding estimate...

2013-05-14 04:21:03

CHICAGO, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- James Hardie Building Products, world leader in fiber cement siding and backerboard, today announced its James Hardie® siding earned the Good Housekeeping Seal. The Seal is a sought-after mark of quality and is granted after a product's rigorous evaluation by the Good Housekeeping Research Institute. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130514/CG11309) The most popular brand of siding in America found on over 5.5 million homes, James Hardie...

2013-03-05 16:26:23

Opal Enterprises, a Naperville windows and doors contractor, has won the Service Excellence Award presented by James Hardie Siding, sponsored by GuildQuality. The company installs James Hardie in Schaumburg, fiber cement siding in Tinley Park and throughout Chicagoland. NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Naperville's Opal Enterprises, Inc. can add a new recognition to their list of outstanding service awards. The Naperville windows and doors specialist has been...

2013-01-23 08:29:58

CHICAGO, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For contractors specializing in residential construction, the James Hardie Contractor Summit fosters fresh ideas to help them grow their business in the rapidly changing home building and home improvement market. Hosted by James Hardie, a global leader in fiber cement technology and products, the three-day summit features industry leaders and offers opportunities for discussion of business-building tactics as well as market trends. Attendees represent...

2012-05-03 06:25:25

Cloud-based marketing platform will optimize independent remodeler's online marketing focus, increase local lead flow and measure sales impact SAINT PAUL, Minn., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Crossfuse technology has been selected to streamline online marketing for James Hardie's contractor program members. Crossfuse will centralize pay-per-click advertising, local search engine optimization and social media for more than 200 independent home remodelers. Crossfuse is a lead...

2012-02-03 09:07:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- James Hardie Building Products Inc. (JHX: US), the leading manufacturer of fiber cement siding, is celebrating Cincinnati resident's strong community devotion by collecting stories of local heroism and giving back to the area's top hero. The hero who is nominated in the most moving submission will receive all new siding courtesy of James Hardie. The contest is organized by James Hardie and sponsored by Accurate Carpentry and Holmes Custom Renovation,...

2011-11-10 16:51:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- James Hardie Building Products Inc. (JHX: US) a leading manufacturer of exterior siding, panel and trim, receives third-party validation that siding a home with fiber cement products garners a higher return on investment than any other home improvement, including re-siding with vinyl siding. Remodeling magazine's "Cost vs. Value" report compares the financial investment of a remodeling project to the increased resale value of the house. Since its...

2011-07-29 08:00:00

CHICAGO, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- James Hardie Building Products Inc. (NYSE: JHX), the world's leading manufacturer of fiber cement building products, once again was honored by receiving the renowned "A,A" "Partners of Choice" Award for outstanding quality and service from David Weekley Homes, the nation's third largest for-profit, privately held residential builder. The award is the culmination of a rigorous year-long evaluation process by the home builder's team members. James...


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2005-05-26 12:16:31

Asbestos (Greek a-, "not"; sbestos, "extinguishable") is a group of fibrous metamorphic minerals. The name is derived for its historical use in lamp wicks; the resistance of asbestos to fire has long been exploited for a variety of purposes. It was used in fabrics such as Egyptian burial cloths and Charlemagne's tablecloth, which, according to legend, he threw in a fire to clean. When asbestos is used for its resistance to fire or heat, the fibers are typically mixed with cement or woven...

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