Safer Foundation Honors Freedman Seating for Workforce Development

Safer Foundation held its annual Spring Gala on May 18, 2019 at the Museum of Science & Industry in Chicago, hosted by ABC7 anchor and reporter Karen Jordan. The organization called this a year of “deeper impact,” and said it served more than 5,000 clients. The evening was a celebration of Safer’s impact in the […]

Employees Collect 400lbs of Trash and Recycling on Earth Day

Freedman Seating celebrated Earth Week 2019 with a series of events hosted by the company’s “Green Team,” a group of FSC employees from across departments. Focused initiatives include reducing pollution and waste by minimizing natural resource use, recycling and reusing what was considered waste, and reducing emissions. Earth Week (April 22-26) Activities throughout the week […]

Freedman Seating Commemorates 125 Years

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact John-Paul Paonessa Marketing Manager 773-524-2440 Ext. 394 jp.paonessa@freedmanseating.com   Freedman Seating Commemorates 125 Years Founder Hyman Freedman Received an Honorable Mention at The Columbian Exposition Chicago, IL — It was over 125 years ago when Hyman Freedman and his employer, Columbia Cab Company, exhibited at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition […]

Show On The GO Tour Travels 45,000 Miles

In its third tour in three years, Freedman Seating featured new products and safety solutions for vans and buses, totaling 100,000 miles traveled across the US and Canada since 2016. Chicago, IL – Freedman Seating Company recently completed a 10-month tour of the United States promoting the latest in transit seating for the small and […]

JARC and FSC Raise $4,171 on #GivingTuesday

On November 27th, 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 $2,671 in online donations. With Freedman Seating’s matching contribution, a grand total of $4,171 was raised on #GivingTuesday! JARC is a Center for Working Families that focuses […]

French/English Priority Seating Vinyl Debuts at CUTA Transit Show

Freedman Seating Company to feature new French/English version of its Priority Seating vinyl at Canadian Urban Transit Association’s Annual Transit Show. The annual conference takes place November 18-21 at the InterContinental Toronto Centre. Register here. The Canadian Transit Show will be held on November 20 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC). Freedman Seating will be exhibiting at the […]

Fresh Line of Marine Seating on Display This Season

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, […]

New Products Coming To BusCon Expo 2018

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 | Booth #524 Improved USB Power Outlets Give passengers the power to charge smartphones, laptops and […]

Mass Transit Announces its Top 40 Under 40 List

Mass Transit, the only magazine exclusively dedicated to public transportation, announces the ninth annual Mass Transit Top 40 Under 40 list, honoring those professionals who have made significant contributions to the public transit industry. Fort Atkinson, WI (September 14, 2018) – Mass Transit, the only magazine exclusively dedicated to public transportation, announces the 10th annual Mass […]

Craig Freedman Awarded “Excellence in Workforce Development” by Austin Coming Together

On June 29th, members and guests of Austin Coming Together celebrated the past year’s accomplishments and future goals, highlighting projects, people and businesses making a positive impact on proactive community building. Craig Freedman, CEO, was among several 2018 Impact Awardees being acknowledged at the event. On behalf of Freedman Seating Company, Craig accepted the Excellence […]

Leading Seat Manufacturer Chooses Unison Tube Bending Technology

Read how Unison’s tube bending solution is helping Freedman Seating increase manufacturing capacity.

Your CTA Seat Comes From a 125-Year-Old Company in West Humboldt Park

CHICAGO MAGAZINE | Freedman Seating’s roots date back to the Columbian Exposition. But their big break was the 1991 Americans with Disabilities Act.

Employees Ride The National Bike Challenge

Freedman Seating’s focus on the “greening” of its manufacturing includes reducing pollution and waste by minimizing natural resource use, recycling and reusing what was considered waste, and reducing emissions. This cannot be accomplished without first educating both employees and vendors on the importance of sustainability. For this reason, in 2017, managers and executives drafted an […]

New Executive Bus Seats On Display At International LCT Show

Celebrating its 34th year in 2018, the International Luxury Coach and Transportation Show is the biggest convention in the world for the luxury charter transportation industry. Set in Las Vegas, it is the ultimate destination for operators around the globe seeking education, product showcases and peer-to-peer networking. Freedman Seating and FMS Seating (booth #211) will […]

Advanced Manufacturing & Associates Degree Program

Start your career path to success through this joint career advancement and educational program. Partnering with Skills for Chicagoland’s Future and Richard J. Daley College, Freedman Seating Company has created an exciting opportunity for Chicago’s unemployed and underemployed young adults. If you are between 18-24 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED, this is […]

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