Hoover Container Solutions Acquires Consult Supply AS

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Leading U.S. Offshore Tank and Container Provider Expands International Market with Norwegian Acquisition

Consult is proud to have built a strong company over the past 23 years and we believe joining the Hoover Group of companies will allow Consult to become part of a global team.

Hoover Container Solutions, Inc. (“Hoover”), a leading international offshore tank and container provider headquartered in Houston, TX is pleased to announce the acquisition of Consult Supply AS (“Consult Supply”), a leading offshore container provider based in Stavanger, Norway. The expansion into the Norwegian market will add to Hoover’s existing locations in Australia, Malaysia, Brazil, Abu Dhabi and the United States. This purchase provides Hoover an additional channel to offer its range of intermediate bulk containers (“IBCs”), offshore containers, cargo carrying units (“CCUs”), container workshops and ISO tank container products. Consult Supply, established in 1989, currently services the European and Asian offshore markets with chemical tanks, CCUs, baskets, mudskips and custom container workshops.

Jan Sekse, General Manager of Consult Supply, said, “Consult is proud to have built a strong company over the past 23 years and we believe joining the Hoover Group of companies will allow Consult to become part of a global team. The additional products, services, design and manufacturing capabilities that Hoover brings will only serve to provide a stronger offering for our customers in Norway.” Jan Sekse and his team in Stavanger will continue to manage the Norwegian operations.

The combination of the two companies creates a truly international energy and industrial equipment and service company which designs, manufactures, sells and rents a full range of containers including; IBCs, transport frames, offshore chemical tanks, ISO tank containers, CCUs, baskets, mudskips, and workshops. To support this diverse product range, Hoover provides a full range of services including cleaning, recertification, reconditioning, transportation, GPS asset tracking and remote tank liquid level monitoring.

“We are very pleased to welcome Consult Supply to the Hoover team,” comments Chairman and CEO Donald W. Young. “Jan and his team will be a tremendous asset to Hoover as they add considerably to our already strong capabilities in the manufacturing, rental, service, design and technical expertise surrounding offshore containers.” The acquisition of Consult Supply supports Hoover’s plan to become a comprehensive solution for container needs in the international marketplace. Hoover’s products and services now are available at Hoover managed facilities in Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America.

About Hoover Container Solutions, Inc.

Hoover Container Solutions, Inc. rents, sells and services intermediate bulk containers (IBCs), transport frames, offshore containers, intermodal (ISO) tank containers and related equipment for the storage and transportation of chemicals, liquids and fluids including the industry leading Liquitote® IBC. The company’s products are manufactured in an ISO 9001:2008 facility in Houston, TX that meet the highest quality standards (DNV, BV, UN, IMO and others) in the industry and can be fully customized according to client specifications. In addition to its corporate headquarters in Houston, TX, Hoover has service and distribution facilities in Australia, Brazil, Malaysia, Abu Dhabi and the United States.


About Consult Supply AS

Consult Supply AS provides offshore equipment including containers, baskets and custom built container workshops for the offshore industry. Consult’s custom designed equipment is manufactured in ISO 9001:2008 certified facilities and serves the European and Asian regions. Headquartered in Stavanger, Norway, Consult also has a research and design center and manufacturing facility in Poland.


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