King weaves opportunities into a career of innovation

PRACTICAL ­ATTIRE: Propel LLC owner Clare King, left, and Birgit Leitner, product design and development lead, examine an aircraft carrier flight deck jersey Propel manufactures for the U.S. Navy. The company’s whole-garment knitting machine is to the right. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
PRACTICAL ­ATTIRE: Propel LLC owner Clare King, left, and Birgit Leitner, product design and development lead, examine an aircraft carrier flight deck jersey Propel manufactures for the U.S. Navy. The company’s whole-garment knitting machine is to the right. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
Clare King likes to mix things up. She sees opportunity in combinations others may not. This might explain why her Pawtucket company, Propel LLC, solves problems by bridging two seemingly unrelated sectors – textile manufacturing and technology. A London native, King’s undergraduate degree from Oxford University wasn’t in just one major but in a combination…

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