KEEN Inc., manufacturer of original hybrid footwear, bags and socks was founded in 2003. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, KEEN offers innovative hybrid products, enabling outdoor enthusiasts to live an active lifestyle. KEEN footwear was founded as a solution to protect toes. They realized their footwear was the most comfortable and durable out there, and that they could change the way people looked at safety work boots. In 2010 KEEN Utility was created. The same comfort and unparalleled KEEN classic fit is combined with safety standards and advanced durability and innovation. Patent-pending innovation and surpassed standards keep KEEN Utility a leader in safety toe work boots. KEEN Utility boots were founded on protection with the goal to make better boots for every job.