On today’s show we’re talking about a major supply chain disruption that is going to affect the entire construction industry.

James Hardie Building Products is one of the largest manufacturers of cement board exterior siding. Their products are used extensively in residential construction and in multi-family apartment construction.

The company has been struggling to meet demand for product for much of the past year. This past week, the company wrote a letter to all of its customers with some rather shocking news. I’m going to read the majority of the letter to you and then discuss what it means if you have a project that is in need of exterior siding products.