TEXbase, a leading provider of web-based compliance, quality and materials management software solutions for brands, retailers and consumer product companies, today announced that KEEN, manufacturer of original hybrid footwear, bags and socks, has selected TEXbase to fulfill its supply chain, materials and product quality and compliance management requirements.
Intelligent and intuitive, the TEXbase solution enables the collection, standardization, and end-to-end visibility of quality and compliance information and intelligence across KEEN’s user and supply base. Aligned with the KEEN product development, quality management and compliance teams, along with KEEN suppliers and independent testing labs, the TEXbase materials and quality management solution allows KEEN to easily define and manage performance and compliance standards with clarity and certainty.
TEXbase compliance solutions ensure CPSIA and Certificate of Compliance requirements are met as a natural outcome of the materials and quality management solution, while sustainability objectives are achieved with the support of RSL Guardian, the TEXbase restricted substance management solution.
Jim Vander Velden, Vice President and CTO, KEEN
“At KEEN, we’re dedicated to making the best products that will enable our fans to enjoy the outdoors, while working towards the goal of building stronger communities and a healthier planet. TEXbase offers a proven path towards fulfilling our product integrity and compliance requirements, which means we’re better able to track materials that go into our footwear in an efficient and cost effective way. This gives our development team the power to make informed decisions to ensure we deliver high-quality, durable, and safe products to our fans.”
Wayne Huyard, President and CEO, TEXbase
“TEXbase is honored to work with KEEN. KEEN’s use of TEXbase will be a powerful example of how our solution helps brands create great product experiences for their customers. TEXbase is committed to deliver the most distinct product integrity solutions to KEEN and the rest of the apparel, footwear and consumer products industries.”
TEXbase provides compliance, quality and materials management software solutions that power great product experiences. We deliver quality assurance data management, supplier collaboration and product compliance solutions for the apparel, footwear and consumer products industries. TEXbase is a pioneer in web-based business solutions and collaboration platforms that unite brands, retailers, suppliers and testing labs that trace compliance and quality from raw materials to finished product. For additional information, please visit www.TEXbase.com.
Inspired by a love of the outdoors, KEEN Inc. manufacturer of hybrid outdoor and casual products, including footwear, bags and socks, is dedicated to creating quality products that support the lifestyles and outdoor adventures of active people around the world. KEEN products can be found online and through more than 5,000 retail locations in more than 60 countries, as well as in KEEN Garage retail stores in Portland, Palo Alto, Tokyo, Prague and Toronto, where fans can enjoy the branded experience. The company operations and culture reflect a stand-out commitment to building a strong community and a healthier planet so that all can create, play, care. Learn more at www.keenfootwear.com.