KEEN.ReGEN Work Boots and Work Shoes
When there’s work to be done, no one has time for uncomfortable footwear. That’s why we created KEEN.ReGEN. It’s a lightweight, compression-resistant midsole that provides 50% more energy return than standard EVA foam. That means you can keep moving comfortably and safely all day long. Whether you’re delivering packages, loading pallets or repairing machinery, KEEN Utility work shoes with KEEN.ReGEN are designed to meet the demands of light industrial work while offering the fit and support of sneakers. To find the pair that’s right for you, ask yourself which of the following statements fits you best.
“I spend long hours on my feet. I need shoes that keep me feeling good.”
Long-haul truckers and assembly-line workers rave about the sneaker-like feel of the work shoes in the men’s KEEN Utility Vista Energy series. The KonnectFit heel-capture system keeps the heel secure to help prevent blisters and chafing, while an oil- and slip-resistant outsole ensures you stay steady on your feet. A KEEN.ReGEN midsole returns 50% more energy to every step. A carbon-fiber toe provides protection and won’t set off metal detectors. The Vista Energy is also available in a version with an ESD-rated outsole.
The women’s Vista Energy shoes come with all the same features, but in a women’s-specific fit. The snugger heel and spacious toe box offer a better work experience when you’re standing all day on unforgiving warehouse floors.
“I have flat feet and I cannot stress how much of a difference these shoes make in my day-to-day life. They’re comfortable, breathable, lightweight, sturdy, and very supportive. I can walk for miles in them without any pain.” — Greg
“I work 10-hour shifts walking on concrete floors and so far this shoe has been super comfortable. Very lightweight and sturdy as well.” — Diann Q.
“I love my hiking boots, but I need work-boot protection.”
If you’re looking for a pair of work boots that fits like your favorite hikers, we recommend the men’s Flint II steel toe boot. It comes equipped with a KEEN.ReGEN midsole that makes the last hour feel as comfortable as the first. A KEEN.DRY breathable membrane keeps the water out, and an oil- and slip-resistant outsole has a slip score rating that exceeds Mark II and SATRA testing standards, with additional siping on the tread to help quickly disperse liquids underfoot for better traction. Asymmetrical steel toes provide maximum protection without compromising the fit.
“I use these boots for work in a steel shop. They eliminate the fatigue that comes with 12-hour days.” — Kenneth B.
“They just fit perfectly and I love the traction they provide even on a very slippery concrete patio I have. They never slipped at all. I have acreage and wear them when planting trees, mowing, and feeding my feral cats. They are very water-resistant too.” — Doyle S.
“Forget sneaker-like. I want a work sneaker.”
From the warehouse to the manufacturing floor, the men’s and women’s Sparta 2 is a great choice for anyone who does light industrial work. It has a lightweight and breathable mesh upper that’s non-mutilating, so accidental contact won’t scratch paint or other delicate product surfaces. Its athletic design includes an energy-returning KEEN.ReGEN midsole that delivers all-day wearability. The slip-resistant outsole is non-marking and is available in an ESD-rated version.
“I like this shoe for one great reason — it walks on a concrete floor like I’m walking on a Tempurpedic mattress. It’s that comfortable. I don’t even notice the aluminum toe cap at all.” — Frankie G.
“I'm tough on shoes, but love this lightweight but durable shoe. Also, the grippy soles really help me when I work on roofs.” — CJ
“I want it all: support, flexibility and heavy-duty protection.”
We overbuilt the men’s Kansas City Mid boot for hard-working people like you. A KEEN.ReGEN midsole offers an athletic fit that never lets you down, while KEEN.BELLOWS FLEX technology gives plumbers and contractors the flexibility they need to kneel, squat, and crawl. A unique, multipurpose outsole is oil- and slip-resistant for sure-footedness in all kinds of conditions. It comes with a carbon-fiber toe and is available in a waterproof version.
“Firefighter for over 20 years and needed a replacement station boot. This is by far the most comfortable boot out of the box I have ever worn!” — Shane
“I work 12-hour shifts on concrete floors. I've spent hundreds of dollars on steel toed safety shoes trying to find enough lasting comfort to get through the long, labor-intensive shifts. No other pair of work shoes has met my expectations until I bought these.” — Dale C.
Boots Made for Work that Fit like Your Day Off
You don’t have to sacrifice fit and feel to get work-boot protection. KEEN Utility boots and shoes made with KEEN.ReGEN provide the cushioning and energy return of your favorite sneakers, with all the safety features your job requires.