Hoover Acquires Scotland's Container Company Ltd.

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Monday, March 10, 2014

Hoover Container Solutions (Hoover) informs it has acquired Container Company Ltd. , a leading supplier of cargo carrying units (CCUs) for the offshore oil and gas industry.

This acquisition complements Hoover's recent acquisitions of Consult Supply AS and Dolphin Energy Equipment making Hoover one of the largest worldwide suppliers of CCUs.  

Hoover explain: headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland, Container Company designs, supplies and services a full range of standard and custom-built CCUs including chemical tanks, baskets, skips, workshops, mini, half height, closed top and freezer containers.

Container Company maintains a wide range of CCU sizes with a large, readily-available inventory to meet its customers’ requirements while offering a full repair, maintenance and certification program. With a strong focus on quality, Container Company conducts final product inspections through its in-house test engineers to ensure all units exceed required safety and industry standards including BS7072, BS EN 12079 and DNV 2.7-1.

“This acquisition enables us to better serve our global customers with expanded facilities, products and services. Hoover now has a meaningful footprint in substantially all major offshore energy hubs around the world including Houston, Texas; Scott, New Iberia and Port Fourchon, La.; Aberdeen, Scotland; Stavanger, Norway; Abu Dhabi, UAE; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Perth and Melbourne, Australia; and Macae, Brazil,” said Donald Young, Hoover’s chairman and chief executive officer.

Andy Drummond, Container Company’s managing director, said, “We believe becoming part of Hoover Group presents Container Company with a great opportunity to work alongside a successful, worldwide organization."

ABOUT HOOVER CONTAINER SOLUTIONS

A subsidiary of Hoover Group, Inc., Hoover Container Solutions is a global company with specialized products, services and solutions for the storage and transportation of fluids, cargo and waste primarily to the energy and general industrial markets.

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