The new Independence series from KEEN Utility introduces a work boot built with quality materials, American ingenuity, and get-it-done grit. With an abrasion-resistant, supple leather upper, the Independence series brings the performance, safety, and comfort features KEEN Utility is known for. Product highlights of this medium-duty boot include a KEEN.DRY waterproof, breathable membrane for dependable dryness, Luftcell midsole infused with nearly 100,000 air bubbles per cubic centimeter for all-day support, and asymmetrical carbon fiber toes which are 15% lighter than steel. The Independence series is also EH rated and features KEEN.Toughsole, an oil- and slip-resistant outsole that is lighter weight and more durable than rubber. The Independence is part of the American Built collection, assembled in the Pacific Northwest using carefully-sourced materials from around the world. Designed to perform and built for how you work, the Indepence series will be available in several colorways, safety toe, collar height, and insulation options.