With an eye toward increasing the company's presence in the United States, high-end hardwood flooring maker Preverco has added four prominent U.S. distributors to its roster.

Southeast Hardwood Flooring Distributor Inc. will serve Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama south of Birmingham, and the Florida Panhandle. For more information, call Frank Macaluso at (985) 875-2091.

Gulfstream Flooring Distributors will offer the Quebec manufacturer's flooring lines throughout Florida. Call Scott Newman for more information at (813) 628-8393.

Norman D. Lifton Co. will cover New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia. For more information, call Nick Romanelli at (914) 667-7400.

First Grade Hardwood's territory will include northeastern Illinois and the Metro Chicago area. Call Tom Ringelsten, at (708) 645-0108, for more information.