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About TSE Industries

Made in America, Family-Owned, With Equal Opportunity for All.

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 275 dedicated employees occupying 230,000 square feet.

TSE is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities. TSE reaches out to hire those with special challenges. TSE is a great place to work, offering competitive salaries and benefits, with more than 50% of our employees here more than 5 years and more than 30% over 10 years. Check out our available jobs here.  

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.          

Top Left Photo:  Walt and Helen Klingel, Founders of TSE

Bottom Right:  Rob Klingel, Sr., Rob Klingel, Jr., Brad Klingel and Rick Klingel

To learn more about who we are and what we do at TSE, please Click Here to download our Product Brochure. 

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