STOOPEN & MEEÛS - Passion for colour - Pigments Dyes, Mineral Paints

STOOPEN & MEEÛS

Stoopen & Meeûs is a Belgian family business established in 1894. We supply pigments and dyes to different industries. Among our customers in the construction industry are producers of ready-made concrete, mortars, industrial concrete floors and architectonic concrete elements. We also produce bespoke pigment blends. We offer earth pigments, iron oxides, organic & inorganic pigments, bisters and a number of dyes. As a neutral service provider, we use our mixing equipment for toll mixing operations. Furthermore we are producers of a range of high-end mineral paints designed for the professional decorator market: Badgeon, Lime Paint and Stuc. We can produce our paints under private label if required. Please visit our website or contact us for more information.

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Belgium

candy, spices, herbs, ... FOODCOLOURS A dye is a substance that needs a certain affinity with the carrier on which it is being applied. Hence a bond is created and the colouring capacity emerges. Contrary to a pigment, a dye is a dissolvable colorant and the colouring capacity will only show when dissolved. Dyes always have an organic compound. For more than 5000 years, natural resources have been the base for dyes. Leafs, roots and berries are just some of the components. Nowadays, most of these components have been replaced by synthetic variants. Of course, special dyes are applied when considering nutrition. (E100-199) Some dyes can be transformed in pigments by applying iron salt in a solution. This will cause the formation of the pigment. However, pigments won in this way are often little UV-resistant. What are dyes? There exists a great number of dyes for a great number of applications. Dyes are usually categorised based on their properties. (e.g.

Belgium

wool, coton, leather, raffia, nylon, ... DIVERS DYES A dye is a substance that needs a certain affinity with the carrier on which it is being applied. Hence a bond is created and the colouring capacity emerges. Contrary to a pigment, a dye is a dissolvable colorant and the colouring capacity will only show when dissolved. Dyes always have an organic compound. For more than 5000 years, natural resources have been the base for dyes. Leafs, roots and berries are just some of the components. Nowadays, most of these components have been replaced by synthetic variants. Of course, special dyes are applied when considering nutrition. (E100-199) Some dyes can be transformed in pigments by applying iron salt in a solution. This will cause the formation of the pigment. However, pigments won in this way are often little UV-resistant. What are dyes? There exists a great number of dyes for a great number of applications. Dyes are usually categorised based on their properties. (e.g.

Belgium

Stoopen & Meeûs’ Primium Quality Limepaint is a mat chalk decorative paint for both in- and outdoors. There are many possibilities for indoor decorative painting- and spatula-techniques for the Limepaint, which is also very suitable for restorations. This paint has a mat chalk - and mineral look and is extremely suitable for all manner of decorative painting techniques and renovations of old buildings. The Limepaint is sold in powder form, together with a wide range of pigments. The pigment is added to the mixing water and mixed with the powder-paint afterwards. If a little less water is added, various spatula-techniques are possible.

Belgium

Stoopen & Meeûs has two types of Stuc in the range: Stuc Granito & Stuc Deco. Both are highly decorative & mineral products for floors and walls. "Lime look with the strength of concrete" "Tadelakt look in two layers and less than half the price!" Stuc can be applied on any solid, dry surface such as concrete, screed, but also on existing tiles. Walls, tables and countertops, etc. ... can also be finished with Stuc. The fact that you can apply Stuc directly on tiles, makes that much time, material and cost can be saved! Granito & Deco Stuc is applied in layers of less than 1 mm. Smooth surfaces can already complete in 2 layers (total thickness of + - 1.5 mm). To finish existing tiles 3 to 4 very thin layers will suffice. (Total thickness 1,5-2 mm) Using Stuc Granito and Deco: All Stuc layers are placed with a stainless spatula. 1. degreasing of Surface and application of StucPrimer by means of a roller or brush. 2.

Company info

Key figures

  • Company headcount
    11 – 50
  • Sales staff
    1 – 10
  • % of export sales
    75%

Organisation

  • Year established
    1894
  • Site status
    Registered office – Parent company
  • Main activity
    Retailer
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