KEEN Utility, the work boot division of KEEN Inc. (KEEN), launched the She Builds Grant Program to champion the next generation of tradeswomen. The program pledges $1M in much needed product and ﬁnancial support over the next ﬁve years to trailblazing nonproﬁt organizations in the United States and Canada dedicated to the empowerment and education of women seeking a career in the skilled trades.
The COVID-19 pandemic impacted industries across the globe, with e-commerce being no exception. In fact, e-commerce sales have soared, increasing by over 33% in 2020 and projecting to grow another 13% in 2021.
If foot support and protection is ignored, then these employees’ health and wellness is left to chance. In the workplace, slips, trips and falls are seemingly innocent hazards. However, these incidents are some of the leading contributors to injury and even death in the workplace.
When new materials and innovations are introduced to an industry, it’s important for companies to embrace and utilize them to their advantage. According to Business Unit Director Bruce Todtfeld, that’s exactly what Keen Utility is doing.
International Commerce Marketing (ICM) Corp’s Postal Products Unlimited, a long-time supplier to the United States Postal Service (USPS), and its GSA division choose SelectFlex Arch Adjustable Insoles to help enhance the health of postal workers and other Federal Government personnel.
Indoor manufacturing, warehousing and distribution environments tend to be fast-paced, with often long hours of standing and movement. Flat, hard surfaces may lead to foot fatigue, as well as knee and back pain.