Burns, Tenn. -- American OEM recently announce the expansion of the Hearthwood distribution group to Compass Flooring Distributors, based in Orlando, Fla. This is the latest distributor to take on the company’s brand, representing Hearthwood in the Florida and Texas markets.

“Hearthwood is very personal for us, and so we choose our partners carefully,” said Allie Finkell, creator and executive vice president of Hearthwood. “The team at Compass is well versed in selling high-end, design-leading hardwoods, and we feel confident they will do a great job representing our flagship brand.”

Compass was founded in 2010 and has warehouses in Orlando, Fla., and Houston, Texas, holding inventory on hardwood and resilient flooring products.

“Partnering with Hearthwood will be a great collaboration for both Compass and Hearthwood,” said Kelley Wilson, president of Compass. “We share a strong commitment to premium products positioned with the very best retailers throughout the southeast. The fashion-forward styling of the Hearthwood collections being promoted by our experienced sales team and managed by the Compass customer service team is a great combination for success.”

The Hearthwood collection is comprised of 24 responsibly engineered hardwoods, made at the American OEM facility outside of Nashville Tenn., from 100% American hardwoods. The company’s flagship brand continues the four generation legacy started by Andy Anderson in the 1940s.

For more information, visit www.americanoem.com or compassflooring.net.