Chemicals, Fertilizers and Biologicals

Sepro’s R&D Program Gains New Leadership


With a focus on expanding its pipeline of sustainable technologies, SePRO, industry leaders in the aquatics, turf, ornamental and specialty agricultural markets, is gaining new leadership. Dr. Joe Armstrong has joined SePRO as the Director of Research, Regulatory, and Innovation to guide its R&D initiatives.

Armstrong earned his Ph.D. in Weed Science from Michigan State University.  Armstrong comes to SePRO from Corteva Agriscience, where he served in several capacities, most recently as the Technology Characterization Leader for Discovery Herbicides.

Tyler Koschnick President at SePRO Corporation
Tyler Koschnick President at SePRO Corporation

“Dr. Armstrong is a highly accomplished scientific leader with a proven track record in customer-centric problem solving,” said Dr. Tyler Koschnick, President of SePRO Corporation. “His industry experience with a wide diversity of plants and crops will certainly lend an enormous advantage to our research and development priorities. I am eager to watch his vision unfold at SePRO.”

In his new role, Armstrong will explore existing customer needs to provide structure to future R&D strategies, resulting in a robust pipeline of technologies. “SePRO is well known for its innovative solutions,” said Dr. Armstrong. “The opportunity to join this team of scientific thought leaders is extremely exciting. I am looking forward to collaborating with the R&D team to develop solutions that will not only meet the unique and complex needs of our customers but will advance the SePRO mission as well.”

About SePRO Corporation

SePRO Corporation is dedicated to discovering and developing sustainable solutions. SePRO’s mission is to provide plant protection and plant management products and services that satisfy the unique needs of their customers. In addition, SePRO has partnered with several of the top agriculture chemical companies to develop chemistries for use in SePRO’s key markets. Central to that product innovation is the 410-acre SePRO Research & Technology Campus (SRTC) in Whitakers, NC. For more information about SePRO, please visit

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