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Rob Torgerson is the founder and president of Kestrel Innovative Fibers (KIF), a company producing fibers from recycled plastics that are harvested from the ocean or ocean bound and fibers from bio-based polymers. KIF creates a sustainable line of fibers that are for the environmental conscious customer. 


Rob spent 35 years in implantable medical textile devices working on innovative devices. He was co-founder of RxFiber, producing next generation medical grade fibers. He spent a majority of his career improving and saving patients’ lives, he now wants to help the ocean and the environment.


KIF is located in the state of Rhode Island, the Ocean State!

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