TSE is a third generation, family-owned company founded in 1962 by Walt and Helen Klingel. Their son, Robert R. Klingel, Sr., serves as TSE’s C.E.O. Rob’s three sons run the day-to-day operations of TSE: Richard “Rick” Klingel is TSE’s President, Robert R. Klingel, Jr. runs TSE’s Engineered Polymers Division, while Louis “Brad” Klingel runs TSE’s UHMW Sheet Division, TSE-OK
TSE’s Management Team and employees take pride in over 50 years of quality work. TSE is a partner you can trust. We are ISO 9001 2015 Certified. TSE is based in Clearwater, Florida, USA, and is the 8th largest employer in the Tampa Bay Area, with over 200 dedicated employees occupying 230,000 square feet.
The Klingel Family has always supported the Tampa Bay Community. Rob & Diane Klingel received the 2016 Award of Excellence from Ronald McDonald House Charities, which pays tribute to outstanding role models who give of their time to charitable causes. In 2002, the Klingel Family Foundation was established to increase this effort to facilitate charitable giving to a wide range of organizations, Since its inception, the Foundation has given over $1,200,000 to Hospice, Ronald McDonald House Charities, All Children’s Hospital, Moffitt Cancer Center, the SPCA, and many others. The Klingels have been strong supporters of Ronald McDonald House since 1999, annually sponsoring both the Storybook Ball and Charity Gold Classic, to support the stays of pediatric families.
TSE works with St. Petersburg College, WorkNet Pinellas, CareerSource Pinellas, and Pinellas Technical Education Center, enhancing educational experience in the machining trades and providing job opportunities for graduates.
TSE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities. TSE is registered as a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) in the U.S. government’s System for Award Management (SAM) and is eligible for the award of government contracts. (DUNS 004430187/CAGE Code 1L3L4). TSE is ITAR Registered with the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC).