Meagan Parrish
Editor

Meagan Parrish kicked off her career at Advantage Business Media as Chem.Info's intrepid editor in December 2014. Prior to this role, she spent 12 years working in the journalism biz, including a four-and-a-half year stint as the managing editor of BRAVA, a regional magazine based in Madison, Wis. Meagan graduated from UW-Madison with a degree in international relations and spent a year working toward a master's in international public policy. She has a strong interest in all things global — including energy, economics, politics and history. As a news junkie, she thinks it's an exciting time to be working in the world of chemical manufacturing.

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A handful of health and food safety NGOs have come together to file a lawsuit claiming that regulators are letting potentially dangerous chemicals slip into...
5.25.2017
9:11am
If the deal went through, it would bump BASF from its spot as the world’s No. 1 chemical company.
5.24.2017
10:07am
Will the EPA be able to keep up with the law’s many deadlines over the next few years?
5.23.2017
9:35am
Maybe it’s because he lost his right arm when he was 6 years old on a farm in Nebraska. Or maybe he’s naturally inclined toward problem solving. Whatever the...
5.17.2017
10:04pm
China has long been hesitant to embrace GMO seeds.
5.15.2017
3:44pm
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AkzoNobel rejected PPG’s third takeover bid this week, but the drama is far from over.
5.11.2017
9:15am
One entrepreneur in the UK believes he has come up with a way to not only clean up plastic, but make millions doing it.
5.9.2017
3:29pm
A medical marijuana company has approached officials in northern Michigan about converting a former Dow Chemical plant into a grow facility.
5.8.2017
3:49pm
You know that the manufacturing conditions in the U.S. are favorable when Chinese companies are building plants here and not at home.
5.4.2017
4:09pm
The invention could allow new insights into seeing chemical reactions and aid research into next-generation car engines.
4.28.2017
3:42pm
When Ido Leffler roams the aisles of big-box retail stores, he isn’t just getting his shopping done — he’s on the prowl for his next big idea.
4.27.2017
9:53am
Scientists have made a discovery that could help pave the way to biodegradable polyethylene.
4.26.2017
9:39am
After years of litigation, the stage is set for Dow Chemical to receive a massive payout from a patent infringement case.
4.25.2017
9:35am
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Quick tips to improve worker safety — plus a special offer for Chem.Info readers from one of the country’s top mindfulness software companies!
4.24.2017
9:52am
A pair of Chinese companies recently announced two separate chemical plant projects slated for Louisiana that will be worth billions.
4.19.2017
9:52am
Keeping up with the always accelerating pace of change is a huge theme at this year’s Best Practices for Chemicals conference, hosted by SAP.
4.6.2017
9:36am
The video looks like an art project — but it is actually aimed at getting viewers jazzed about science.
4.4.2017
10:16pm
Over the weekend a tragedy unfolded suddenly in the South Atlantic.
4.3.2017
4:16pm
A new study has linked a class of chemicals commonly found in deodorizers, disinfectants and industrial sterilizers to a higher risk of health problems.
4.3.2017
9:44am
German chemical giant BASF, luxury car manufacturer Audi and high-tech polymer maker Covestro have developed their first product together.
3.31.2017
9:48am
An investigation into a 2016 explosion at a Massachusetts chemical plant that seriously injured four employees has pinpointed a culprit for the accident.
3.30.2017
9:58am
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Dow Chemical has completed construction on a giant ethane cracker plant it calls the “crown jewel” of its $6 billion expansion plans in the Gulf Coast region.
3.29.2017
9:48am
Around 2,000 owners of Sciex mass spectrometers received notice this month that they needed to immediately stop using the devices.
3.28.2017
9:49am
You don’t know what you got ‘til it’s gone.
3.27.2017
9:49am
The Indian government released a statement this week saying that the proposed merger between Dow Chemical and DuPont is likely to hurt competition.
3.22.2017
4:45pm
DuPont is partnering with a start-up company called Luminati Aerospace to design body armor fabrics that weigh a fraction of current products.
3.22.2017
10:49am
Leading chemical manufacturer Solvay recently expanded its high-performance chemicals portfolio into the medical devices industry.
3.22.2017
10:40am
Oil drilling isn’t like it used to be.
3.22.2017
8:54am
German chemical giant BASF is on the verge of creating the most powerful R&D computer in the biz.
3.21.2017
4:46pm
President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal is in, and it’s bad news for a number of agencies in the federal government.
3.16.2017
3:17pm
Since President Trump’s inauguration, the agency has stopped releasing press updates about safety violations and fines.
3.16.2017
9:20am
By most accounts, the chemicals sector is entering a renaissance era. Can the transportation industry keep up?
3.14.2017
3:18pm
The company said it wants to “unlock value” by letting go of its specialty chemicals business.
3.13.2017
9:36am
A group of European firms have announced plans to build an artificial island they say could provide power for 80 million homes.
3.13.2017
9:17am
Peter Carlsson, a former executive from Tesla, is reportedly attempting to raise $4 billion to build a factory that could meet Europe’s growing demand for...
3.10.2017
9:13am
Bayer and Monsanto will soon be sending billions in assets to the chopping block to help their proposed merger bid sail through regulatory review.
3.10.2017
9:02am
Residents in a small town in Alberta, Canada got a surprise this week when they turned on their faucets.
3.9.2017
9:31am
It’s a buzzkill to think about. But every year, Mardi Gras beads leave a massive, toxic mess behind in New Orleans.
3.9.2017
9:16am
When it comes to oil prices, $65 is the new $100
3.8.2017
10:03am