James Hardie Building Products Inc. Recognized as ‘2023 National Preferred Partner’ of David Weekley Homes

Honored for superior customer service and exceptional quality of Hardie® products that offer builders and homeowners trusted protection and lasting beauty

Chicago, IL (June 27, 2023) — James Hardie Building Products Inc. (James Hardie), the North American leader in fiber cement home siding and exterior design solutions, has been recognized as a 2023 National Preferred Partner of David Weekley Homes, one of the nation's largest privately held home builders.

This year marks the fifteenth time in 17 years that James Hardie  has been named as a National Preferred Partner. The national award acknowledges field and manufacturing partners that have consistently operated at world-class levels, as determined by David Weekley Homes supplier evaluation platform. The comprehensive process evaluates companies in the areas of quality and customer service.

As an industry leader, James Hardie pioneers new innovations that define the future of home exterior trends, while empowering homeowners and builders alike to achieve the home of their dreams through personalized design options. Hardie® siding is world-renowned for its added benefit of trusted protection. Its fiber cement technology is well-known for being noncombustible and helps  against the elements, including severe weather. 

Of the 138 homebuilding industry companies evaluated this year by David Weekley Homes, only 17% received the coveted designation of National Preferred Partner. To assess all partners and pinpoint top performers, David Weekley Homes’ team members participated in the homebuilder's unique supplier evaluation platform. The process is anchored by the National Preferred Partner Survey, an evaluation involving a comprehensive system of feedback and discussion to measure excellence.

“At David Weekley Homes, we have been fortunate to have phenomenal National Preferred Partners who provide quality products and services including James Hardie,” said John Schiegg, vice president of supply chain for David Weekley Homes. “Through these strong partnerships, we have been able to maintain our reputation of being a world-class brand. We are so grateful to National Preferred Partners like James Hardie who continuously provide their expertise and guidance. They make a significant impact in helping us deliver the best in design, choice and service to our customers.”

“We are honored to be recognized as a National Preferred Partner of David Weekley Homes,” said Sean Gadd, President of North America for James Hardie.“This honor speaks to our dedication to delivering superior customer service and value. James Hardie remains committed to producing innovative products known for superior design and quality and best-in-class durability resulting in the most desirable homes for builders and homeowners alike. We look forward to continuing our partnership with David Weekley Homes in 2023.”

For more information, visit www.jameshardie.com

James Hardie Building Products Inc.
James Hardie is the North American leader in fiber cement home siding and exterior design solutions. Hardie® products offer long lasting beauty and endless design possibilities with trusted protection and low maintenance. As the #1 producer and marketer of high-performance fiber cement building solutions, James Hardie offers siding and accessories for every style. Hardie® products are non-combustible and stand up to weather and time while empowering homeowners and building professionals to achieve the home of their dreams. James Hardie operates with an inclusive company culture, and an unwavering commitment to Zero Harm. The company proudly employs a diverse workforce of over 3,000 employees across operations in North America.

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About David Weekley Homes
David Weekley Homes, founded in 1976, is headquartered in Houston and operates in 19 markets across the United States. David Weekley Homes was the first builder in the United States to be awarded the Triple Crown of American Home Building, an honor which includes “America’s Best Builder,” “National Housing Quality Award” and “National Builder of the Year.” Weekley has also appeared 17 times on Fortune magazine’s list of 100 Best Companies to Work For. Since inception, David Weekley Homes has closed more than 115,000 homes. For more information about David Weekley Homes, visit the company’s website at www.davidweekleyhomes.com