Sen. Durbin, Craig Freedman Among Manufacturing Renaissance Guests at Austin College and Career Academy

Contact: David Robinson Manufacturing Renaissance 3411 W. Diversey ste. 10 Chicago, IL 60647 Phone  773-524-7609 773-278-5418 ext.19 drobinson@mfgren.org Press Release Sen. Durbin joins West Side Pols and manufacturers for visit to acclaimed Manufacturing Renaissance program at Austin College and Career Academy Chicago, IL December 11, 2017:   As headlines blare dire news about violence, school closings […]

Transit USA Tour Completes 35,000-Mile Road Trip

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 4, 2017 CONTACT: John-Paul Paonessa Marketing Manager (773) 524-2440 jp.paonessa@freedmanseating.com Transit USA Tour Completes 35,000-Mile Road Trip Freedman Seating Company featured the newest in transit-style seating for the small to mid-size bus market. Chicago, IL – Freedman Seating Company recently completed a 10-month tour of the United States promoting the latest […]

JARC and Freedman Seating Raise $4,400 on #GivingTuesday

On November 28th, Freedman Seating partnered with the Jane Addams Resource Corporation to give the gift of opportunity on “Giving Tuesday.” In a single day, JARC received a remarkable $2,325 in online donations. With Freedman Seating’s matching contribution, a grand total of $4,400 was raised on #GivingTuesday! JARC is a Center for Working Families that focuses […]

Freedman Seating 2017 Holiday Schedule

During this season, Freedman Seating takes time to reflect upon the good things we have…like our partnership with you! We would like to express our sincerest appreciation for the trust you have placed in us. While maintaining a commitment to excellent customer service, we feel it’s important to echo our core values as a fourth […]

Versatile, Lightweight Marine Seats On Display At Upcoming Industry Shows

Freedman Seating offers a wide array of seating solutions for the marine market, including passenger and helm/captain seats. Designed, engineered and manufactured in the U.S., FSC marine seats are lightweight and available in a variety of passenger configurations to meet your specific vessel layout. Freedman marine products are available with anodized aluminum bases and legs, […]

Wells Fargo Stories

How a seating manufacturer is getting its employees off their butts Thanks to a $10 million facility expansion, Freedman Seating not only has the space it needs to continue to grow, it also has a workout facility that’s providing employees a way to get into shape and get to know each other better. SEPTEMBER 5, […]

Schaumburg and Pace Unveil New Woodfield Trolleys | Chicago Tribune

The Village of Schaumburg and Pace unveiled the new Woodfield Trolley at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel today, replacing the current fleet of trolleys that have served riders in the Woodfield area for the past 17 years. The new trolley fleet consists of buses made by ElDorado Group of Kansas with seating manufactured by Chicago-based Freedman Seating Company. […]

Positively Chicago: Women Who Weld | CBS

CBS Chicago — Valerie Galvan bounced from job to job to job until she took up welding. Then the sparks flew. “The better I got at it, the more I wanted to do it,” she tells CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez. It’s all thanks to a program at the Jane Addams Resource Corporation (JARC) that directs […]

Luxury Seating by FMS at LCT Show East

FMS Seating (BOOTH #36) to feature the best in executive and luxury seating at the Atlantic City Limo Show (LCT East), November 5-7 at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City. LCT/NLA Show East offers the limousine industry a complete trade show marketplace, networking forum and educational sessions ideal for limousine operators nationwide and based on the East […]

Freedman Cares – Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 2017

Freedman Seating employees, friends and families will walk and raise funds to support the American Cancer Society’s efforts to fight cancer. Making Strides of Chicago Saturday, October 21st, 2017 @ Soldier Field Almost everyone has been touched by breast cancer in some way, so we’ve decided to make a difference by walking and raising money […]

Seating Solutions on display at APTA Expo 2017

Freedman Seating Company will feature its latest innovations and solutions for bus and rail markets at APTA EXPO October 9-11 in Atlanta, GA. Taking place triennially, EXPO is the public transit industry’s premier trade show, where more than 12,000 professionals from around the world come to connect, share, and discover the most innovative public transportation […]

Product Update: Delivery Truck Seating Upholstery

We are informing all customers of a modification to the Carpet Back fabric option on Freedman Seating delivery truck seats. The standard Gray Carpet Back (PN 64000064) will be replaced with Black Carpet Back fabric (PN 51318001-V5). We believe this update will enhance the overall aesthetic of our products while maintaining competitive prices. Freedman Seating […]

New Products Coming To BusCon Expo 2017

Freedman Seating Company and FMS Seating once again look to feature new products with safety, comfort and design at the forefront. This year, BusCon attendees will have multiple areas to view and test Freedman products, including in-vehicle displays. Freedman Seating Company Booth #620 Improved USB Power Outlets Give passengers the power to charge smartphones, laptops and […]

Freedman Seating Company Sells Its Portion of 4ONE LLC

Transportation seating manufacturers strengthen relationship and market opportunities.

Launching Our New Website

Over the past year, we have been working on developing a new website to meet the growing needs of our customers, their customers, vendors and community partners. We took the time to talk to customers, employees and industry leaders about what their current and future expectations are of us and based on this, we now have […]

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