Product Update – Performance Vinyl Name Changes

At Freedman Seating, we’re proud to offer high performing, transportation grade upholstery options. As we continue to source materials from the industry’s most trusted mills, we keep price, availability, and performance specifications top of mind. To distinguish two of our most popular vinyl options, the following name changes will take effect immediately: O Vinyl is […]

Seating and Safety Solutions on Display at APTA Expo 2021

Freedman Seating Company will feature its latest innovations and solutions for bus and rail markets at APTA EXPO November 8-10 at the Orange County Convention Center. APTA’s TRANSform Conference & EXPO is public transit’s premier showcase of technology, products, and services. APTA EXPO: RECONNECT & RE-ENGAGE APTA EXPO is BACK after four long years. So much […]

Freedman Seating Introduces New Line of RV and Camper Van Products

For Immediate Release Freedman Seating Introduces New Line of RV and Camper Van Products Captain’s chairs, passenger foldaway seating, and accessories for commercial and recreational vehicles. Chicago, IL – Freedman Seating Company, a leading manufacturer of transportation seating for over 125 years, is reigniting a historical presence in the recreational vehicle market. A fresh line […]

Freedman Seating Announced As A 2021 mHUB Fourth Revolution Awards Finalist

When mHUB and MxD took the Fourth Revolution Awards virtual in 2020, it was with hope and expectation that it was a one-time occurrence. This year, things will be done differently yet again. Rather than gather virtually for a programmed, live event, winners of the 2021 Fourth Revolution Awards will be celebrated via a video announcement released on October 7th. 2021 FOURTH REVOLUTION AWARDS FINALISTS […]

Dave Rose Joins South West Transit Association Board

In February, Dave Rose, Regional Sales Manager, was approved to South West Transit Association’s Board. I’ve been covering SWTA states and attending industry events for 21 years. It’s an honor. SWTA is a regional transit association serving eight states – Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas. The Mission of SWTA is […]

FSC Update on COVID-19

To all Freedman Seating Customers, As we continue to navigate the new normal because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to update our customers. As always, our priority is safety; the safety of our employees and the people who use our products. From there, we are committed to serving you and America’s Transportation infrastructure. Currently, […]

Meet Us At NTEA’s Virtual Work Truck Week 2021

Freedman Seating is excited to announce we’re exhibiting at Work Truck Week 2021, a new online event held March 8–12, 2021 (on-demand available through April. 9). WTW21 connects the commercial vehicle industry — offering product news, market trends and operational insights to help companies prepare for the year ahead. Gain access to Exclusive product updates from […]

Product Update – P1M Mechanical Suspension Phase Out and Alternatives

Freedman Seating and United Safety & Survivability Corporation (USSC) are phasing out the sale of the P1 Mechanical suspension for cutaway bus driver seats. Effective immediately, Freedman is no longer stocking the P1M suspension. Freedman Seating offers two excellent alternatives: Adnik height adjustable power pedestal A brand-new GD Mechanical Suspension Note: these alternatives cannot be […]

Freedman PPE Supplies Protect In Public and Shared Spaces

Freedman PPE Supplies Protect In Public and Shared Spaces Freedman Seating, transportation’s #1 supplier of seats and safety solutions develops new products to help fight the spread of germs in hotels and hospitality, medical, commercial and professional buildings and places of worship. Last April, Freedman Seating Company, with essential manufacturing in Illinois and Indiana, introduced […]

Freedman Seating 2020 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 generation […]

Technical Bulletin 20002: UV Light Disinfection

FSC does not recommend the use of direct UV light to disinfect or sterilize our products in transit vehicles, private buses, shuttles, vans, ships, trains, or other vehicles as it may cause damage to the materials used.

Product Update – Freedman GO-ES Foldaway with New SpaceSaver Design

Our design team has modified the popular GO-ES Foldaway to be even more attractive and space conscious. The GO-ES SpaceSaver Foldaway is designed to sit closer to the wall, adding aisle space when the seat is both deployed and stowed. See chart below. Dimension SpaceSaver Advantage Stowed aisle space ADA Clear Floor + 1 3/8” […]

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