American OEM (Burns, Tenn.) announced an expansion of its Hearthwood distribution group into the Southeast market via a partnership with William M. Bird.

William M. Bird, based in Charleston, S.C., will begin carrying the Hearthwood brand in June.

“The Bird company values of fair play, hard work, and caring for customers and employees makes them an ideal distributor of the Hearthwood products,” Randy Schrecengost, VP of sales for American OEM, said in a statement.