Celebrating 30 Years of Meon: A Journey of Innovation and Customer Excellence

Meon 30 Year Group Photo

This year we are proud to celebrate three decades of dedicated service, innovation, and unwavering commitment to our customers.

From our humble beginnings rooted in family values to our current status as a leading provider of line marking materials and surface repair solutions, our journey has been defined by a passion for excellence and a customer-centric approach.

It all began in October 1993 when Gary Spencer, the visionary founder of Meon, embarked on a transformative journey overseas to the Batimat Exhibition in Paris. Among the array of products showcased, Gary sourced five key items, including Soppec Marking Aerosols. Recognising their potential in line marking, forestry, and road construction, Gary saw an opportunity to introduce these aerosols to the market, laying the foundation for Meon's legacy.

"As a constantly forward moving company, we don’t often take time out to look back, let alone over 30 years! It was quite humbling therefore to pull out all the archive images and take some time to reflect.

If I’m honest, my primary and overwhelming feeling was on how fortunate we have been to be surrounded by excellent clientele, supportive mentors, loyal staff, cooperative vendors and countless other stakeholder backing.

At this vantage point, looking back and then turning forward once more, the undeviating constant is our team values of Resource, Action, Passion and Trust. Read more about them here.

For now, if you’ll permit me….I’ll get back to doing the every day tasks that aggregate to something special. Here’s to the next 30 years!"

Gary Spencer – Meon Founder & CEO

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The Evolution of Meon in Photo

Over the years, Meon has grown exponentially, expanding its product range to include a comprehensive selection of specialist line marking materials and surface repair solutions. Throughout Meon’s evolution, one principle has remained steadfast: our commitment to prioritising the needs of our customers.

At Meon, customer satisfaction isn't just a goal—it's a guiding principle that informs every aspect of our operations. From providing innovative solutions to addressing unique challenges, we have always gone the extra mile to ensure that our customers receive unparalleled support and service. Our mantra has been simple: "Nothing is too much trouble."

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Team Meon in 2024

As we celebrate this significant milestone, we reflect on the remarkable journey that has brought us to where we are today. We owe our success to the trust and loyalty of our valued customers, whose support has been instrumental in shaping our growth and driving our continued innovation.

After an incredible 30-year journey we are excited to announce the transition of leadership from Gary Spencer to Tony Mann. Gary's exceptional leadership has guided us for 30 remarkable years, and we are thrilled to welcome Tony as our new Managing Director, ready to lead us into the next chapter of success.

"Joining to lead a successful family business at 30 years is a privilege; 4 weeks in I appreciate the quality of the people, their drive and commitment to delivering the Meon experience.

Meon is a business focused on driving new product and service innovations across line marking and surface repair markets – watch this space as my teams bring these to fruition. "

Tony Mann - Meon's New Managing Director

As we embark on the next chapter of our journey, we remain committed to upholding the values that have defined us for the past three decades: integrity, excellence, and a relentless dedication to exceeding customer expectations. Together, let us celebrate the past, embrace the present, and look forward to a future filled with continued success and prosperity.

Here's to 30 years of Meon, and to many more milestones yet to come.