With our country’s birthday around the corner, it’s a perfect time to dive into why buying American made products means more than just patriotism. Ten years ago, around 15% of the wood flooring sold in the US was made overseas. Large domestic suppliers and brands primarily ruled the industry. However, the landscape has changed dramatically.…

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On Friday, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) announced it had suspended the FSC license of Du Chateau, and their Chinese supplier Yuhua, after the Sierra Club investigation revealed misuse of the marks – using the FSC name to market non-certified material. In light of this news, American OEM wants to reassure our customers that we…

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Burns, Tenn. American OEM is pleased to announce the expansion of the Hearthwood distribution group to Charleston, SC based William M. Bird. This is the latest distributor to bring on the company’s brand, serving the Southeast market beginning in June 2018. William M. Bird has a long legacy of excellence and integrity since their founding…

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Burns, TN 4/10/18 Compass Flooring Distributors joins Hearthwood Distribution Group [Burns, Tenn.] American OEM is pleased to announce the expansion of the Hearthwood distribution group to Orlando, FL based Compass Flooring Distributors. This is the latest distributor to take on the company’s brand, representing Hearthwood in the Florida and Texas markets. “Hearthwood is very personal…

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Burns, TN 4/9/18 Bogner joins American OEM as COO [Burns, Tenn.] American OEM is pleased to announce the addition of Harry Bogner as chief operations officer. Beginning April 2, Bogner will be responsible for the manufacturing plant and design center, reporting directly to company CEO Don Finkell. “Bringing Harry on will have a tremendously positive…

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