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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The agency is back peddling from previous efforts started under the Obama administration to ban three chemicals.
12.21.2017
5:08pm
The editors of Advantage Business Media’s Manufacturing brands wish you a very happy, healthy, and joyous holiday season.
12.21.2017
11:03am
A look back at the stories and headlines that grabbed your attention in 2017.
12.21.2017
9:34am
Six former workers at TPI Composites have filed a lawsuit claiming that they were not given proper protection from hazardous chemicals while manufacturing...
12.20.2017
9:35am
The $416 million deal will break up Albemarle’s operations in Baton Rouge.
12.19.2017
9:19am
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The recently created DowDuPont has plans to separate into three separate, publically traded companies within the next 18 months.
12.19.2017
9:15am
In the 44 tested products, the group found that 40 percent contained DEHP and short-chain chlorine paraffins (SCCPs).
12.18.2017
9:36am
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board has become the target of a lawsuit for not creating national reporting system for safety incidents.
12.14.2017
3:33pm
One of the biggest names in the hair dye market has announced a new line of products that eliminate a number of chemicals from its formula.
12.14.2017
9:08am
A growing natural gas shortage in China is now disrupting the country’s chemical output.
12.13.2017
9:29am
Monsanto is offering nearly 50 percent cash back to farmers who use its products containing dicamba.
12.12.2017
9:53am
Regulators in California have begun making moves to potentially restrict or ban methylene chloride in paint strippers.
12.11.2017
9:38am
“One whiff and you’re stiff,” a local bartender quipped to The Times of London.
12.7.2017
3:47pm
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BASF recently announced that it has opened a new manufacturing plant near Shanghai, China.
12.6.2017
8:57am
A 31-year-old female contract worker has died while working on a construction site at ExxonMobil in Beaumont, Texas.
12.4.2017
1:24pm
Shareholders at AkzoNobel approved a proposal to spin off the company’s chemical unit this week.
12.1.2017
9:04am
Currently, the EPA considers a company with a total annual sales of less than $4 million a “small manufacturer.”
11.30.2017
2:53pm
The two biggest companies in Saudi Arabia have reached an agreement to jointly embark on an oil-to-chemicals project valued at $20 billion.
11.28.2017
3:30pm
Dow Chemical has announced plans to expand a facility in Nederland, Texas.
11.28.2017
3:28pm
Belgium-based Solvay has entered an agreement to sell a chemical plant Charleston, South Carolina to German specialty chemicals producer Lanxess.
11.16.2017
3:30pm
The company has filed a lawsuit against California for a labeling requirement that will link glyphosate to cancer.
11.16.2017
9:03am
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BASF has entered a partnership to develop a “first-of-its-kind” medical food product.
11.14.2017
4:05pm
A recent report has shed light on the areas of America with the highest concentration of toxic chemicals.
11.14.2017
12:41pm
A fire at a BASF facility has forced the German chemical giant to declare a force majeure for vitamin A and E products.
11.10.2017
2:43pm
Shell has begun building its “game-changing” petrochemicals complex in Pennsylvania.
11.9.2017
3:47pm
Westlake Chemical posted record profits this quarter.
11.9.2017
3:46pm
A contractor has died after an accident at a demolition project owned by BASF.
11.9.2017
9:10am
After some skeptics predicted the DuPont spin-off was doomed for bankruptcy, the company has bounced back and is on track to have its second straight year of...
11.6.2017
4:00pm
Monsanto Co. announced a setback for its planned release of a new pesticide.
11.6.2017
9:40am
DowDuPont’s first earnings report since merging into one company was full of big announcements.
11.2.2017
2:56pm
A recent survey of chemists found that many scientists don’t think the field is innovative enough.
11.1.2017
3:10pm
The deal would be the second-largest M&A transaction in Brazilian history.
11.1.2017
9:00am
An avalanche of trouble has caught up with a part of M&G Chemicals.
11.1.2017
8:55am
A $179 million chemical manufacturing plant is coming to Kentucky.
10.31.2017
8:58am
The deal would have created the world’s second-biggest specialty chemicals manufacturer behind Evonik.
10.27.2017
4:30pm
Officials don’t know what started the blaze, how much longer it will last, or what products are burning in the fire, but a number of different chemicals and...
10.27.2017
9:24am
LyondellBasell Industries is weighing the possibility of embarking on a new multi-billion dollar chemicals and plastics project in the Gulf area.
10.25.2017
3:56pm
Home Depot has become the latest retailer to step up its efforts to eliminate more chemicals from its shelves.
10.25.2017
3:11pm
Recent research has found that polar bears near Hudson Bay in Canada are carrying around a wide array of chemical contaminants.
10.24.2017
9:08am