Freedman Cares – Two Walks. One Goal.

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 21st, 2019 @ Soldier Field Visit our Team Site St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is where doctors send their […]

Team Freedman Designs New Sign for Children’s’ Garden of Hope in Chicago

Members of the Freedman Seating Test Lab and Engineering Department recently completed a special project with NeighborSpace, the only nonprofit urban land trust in Chicago that preserves and sustains gardens on behalf of dedicated community groups. NeighborSpace shoulders the responsibilities of property ownership — such as providing basic insurance, access to water, and links to […]

Freedman Seating Hosts College Students In Summer Fellowship

Freedman Seating recently hosted a summer fellowship with Bottom Line, a national organization addressing low college graduation rates. Bottom Line’s mission is to help first-generation students from low-income backgrounds get into college, graduate, and go far in life. Their vision is to dramatically transform urban communities by producing thousands of new career-ready college graduates. Students […]

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.

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