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.

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 […]

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 […]

JARC and Freedman Seating Raise $4,500 on #GivingTuesday

On November 29th, Freedman Seating partnered with the Jane Addams Resource Corportation to give the gift of opportunity on “Giving Tuesday” and nearly DOUBLED fundraising efforts from the previous year. JARC is a Center for Working Families that focuses on job training and workforce development. JARC’s job training programs target strategic skills gaps in the manufacturing […]

Preparing the Workforce for Today’s Manufacturing

BY LEAH HARNACK ON OCT 11, 2016 The Mass Transit team recently had the opportunity to attend one of the 3,000 events that were going on across the United States for Manufacturing Day. We visited Freedman Seating Co. in Chicago, Illinois, along with the U.S. Department of Commerce Deputy Assistant Secretary Ted Dean, Chicago Alderman […]

Freedman Seating and BMW Sponsor Manufacturing Day Test-Drive Event

September 28, 2016 CONTACT: John-Paul Paonessa Marketing Manager (773) 524-2440 Ext. 394 jp.paonessa@freedmanseating.com Freedman Seating and BMW Sponsor Manufacturing Day Test-Drive Event An exclusive event highlighting power, ingenuity, and sustainability in manufacturing. Chicago, Illinois – October 7 marks the fifth annual Manufacturing Day℠ when thousands of manufacturers will again host students, teachers, parents, job seekers and […]

Freedman Cares – Two Walks. One Goal. End All Cancer.

Freedman Seating employees, friends and families will walk and raise funds to support St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and the American Cancer Society’s efforts to fight cancer. St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer Saturday, September 24th, 2016 @ Soldier Field St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is where doctors send their toughest cases, because it […]

Safety And Luxury At BusCon Expo 2016

At BusCon, attendees not only see more buses in all shapes and sizes than any other venue, but also the latest vehicles from manufacturers, officials from various associations, companies and their latest technologies. It’s the largest bus show in North America. Get a chance to see the latest equipment and products on the market. Talk […]

New Camira Defender Fabrics Provide Long-Lasting Protection

Freedman Seating Company and Camira Fabrics have partnered to offer an exclusive Level 7 fabric collection with protective armor for you, your passsengers, and your transport upholstery. The new Defender line includes seven styles, three of which are recommended trim patterns. Three part protection Camira Defender provides triple action long-lasting protection in a single fabric treatment, making […]

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