News | February 5, 2014

Hoover Container Solutions Expands Offshore Capabilities With Addition Of Matis As Director Of Sales, Gulf Of Mexico

Matt Matis

Hoover Container Solutions (“Hoover”),a subsidiary of Hoover Group, Inc., has named Matt Matis as director of sales for the Gulf of Mexico region. Matis is based in Thibodeaux, La., and will work closely with Hoover’s facilities in Port Fourchon, New Iberia and Scott, La. 

Matis will lead Hoover’s Louisiana sales efforts with a focus on the offshore industry while managing several major customer accounts. Additionally, he will work closely with the Hoover and Dolphin Energy Equipment (“Dolphin”) teams to develop an integrated product and service offering to better support customers. Hoover acquired Dolphin, a leading offshore equipment provider, in October 2013.

“As theHoover-Dolphin integration continues, we are eager to add Matt’s knowledge, relationships and leadership to our sales team,”said Donald Young, Hoover’s chief executive officer.“Hisindustry expertise will serve as a valuable asset as we continue ourexpansion intothe offshore chemical tank and cargo carrying unit (CCU) market.”

Prior to joining Hoover, Matis worked for Swire Oilfield Services in Houma, La., for seven years where he most recently served as the Louisiana sales manager. Matis graduated with a bachelor’s degree in general studies and a minor in family and consumer science from Nicholls State University.

About Hoover Group, Inc.
Hoover Group, Inc. is a leading global provider of chemical tanks, cargo carrying units and related products and services. The company’s products are manufactured to meet the highest quality standards (DNV, BV, UN, EN, IMO, API and others) in the industry and can be fully customized according to client specifications.Hoover is headquartered in Houston, Texas and has distribution and service centers in Scott, New Iberia and Port Fourchon, Louisiana; Stavanger, Norway; Melbourne and Perth, Australia; Abu Dhabi, UAE; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and Macae, Brazil. For more information, visit

SOURCE: Hoover Group, Inc.