Firm Finds Specialty Chemicals Niche

     Bill Culpepper’s company, SePRO Corporation, is known nationwide for researching and producing products that are cleaning up lakes and helping ornamental plants grow.

     The Nash County native who grew up on a tobacco farm and graduated from N.C. State University, chose Whitakers for the primary research and production facilities for the aquatics and ornamental horticulture company he has built in Indiana, one devoted to fighting aquatic weeds.