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|Tuesday, April 17, 2012|
Keen Footwear reintroduced its experimental Santiago canvas shoe that was pulled from the market last year.
The Santiago was introduced to more-than-usual footwear fanfare in late 2010, touted by Portland-based Keen as a story of community building, reusable resources and global commerce. But last May, company officials determined the first run for the spring season wasn't up to snuff and stopped distribution.
The privately-held company purchased 200 rubber vulcanizing machines that had fallen into disuse because that method of shoe production is considered archaic. But it's more environmentally friendly than others used today, Keen officials said.
Read more at OregonLive.com.
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