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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Product Update: CitiSeat

NYC Launches New Citywide Ferry Service

The ferry service will provide passengers with a modern transport experience, complete with Freedman Gemini seats.

JARC and Partners Launch Austin Careers in Manufacturing Programs on West Side of Chicago

Press Release JARC and Partners Launch Austin Careers in Manufacturing Programs on West Side of Chicago Chicago, IL — Jane Addams Resource Corporation (JARC) is replicating its hallmark Careers in Manufacturing Programs to the west side of Chicago in partnership with Austin Coming Together and Manufacturing Renaissance. Operating out of the Austin College & Career […]

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