Robert R. Klingel, Jr. is the President of TSE's EPD (Engineered Polymers Division). Rob has an A.A. in Business Management. Being a third generation Klingel, Rob grew up in the polymers business. After TSE acquired medical tubing and assembly company, Consolidated Polymer Technologies (CPT) back in 1999, Rob went to work there as Production Manager, learning all aspects of the business.
In January of 2007, TSE sold CPT to Saint Gobain Performance Plastics. Rob stayed on as its V.P of Operations and Plant Manager, running its day-to-day operations and overseeing the building of two Class 7 clean rooms. In 2010, Rob rejoined TSE in its Composites Division. In 2011, he was appointed President of TSE's EPD Division. Then, in 2012, TSE formed its latest subsidiary, WHK BioSystems, LLC, a medical products development and assembly company. Rob was a natural choice to lead this new venture, where he now serves as its President and Managing Manager.
Rob is married to his lovely wife, Heather, and has two beautiful daughters, Reese & Kendall.