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 […]

Freedman Seating Takes Show on The GO in 2018

Mobile display features latest in transportation seating, provides education for OEMs, dealers, operators and industry leaders.

Co-workers and Trodo featured on Windy City Live

Two Freedman Seating co-workers were featured on Windy City Live where they shared their inspiring weight loss journey. Muriel and Constance met at our in-house gym, managed by Trodo, and have bonded together to lose an amazing 180 pounds over a year-and-a-half! 

New Initiative Places Chicago’s Unemployed Youth into Jobs

Mayor Emanuel and Skills for Chicagoland’s Future Announce New Initiative to Place Unemployed Youth into Jobs with Career Pathways and Higher Education Skills convenes four leading Chicago employers to hire youth through pilot initiative and several partners to provide education opportunities and mentoring CHICAGO – December 15, 2017 – Mayor Rahm Emanuel today joined Skills for […]

Sen. Durbin, Craig Freedman Among Manufacturing Renaissance Guests at Austin College and Career Academy

Contact: David Robinson Manufacturing Renaissance 3411 W. Diversey ste. 10 Chicago, IL 60647 Phone  773-524-7609 773-278-5418 ext.19 drobinson@mfgren.org Press Release Sen. Durbin joins West Side Pols and manufacturers for visit to acclaimed Manufacturing Renaissance program at Austin College and Career Academy Chicago, IL December 11, 2017:   As headlines blare dire news about violence, school closings […]

Transit USA Tour Completes 35,000-Mile Road Trip

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 4, 2017 CONTACT: John-Paul Paonessa Marketing Manager (773) 524-2440 jp.paonessa@freedmanseating.com Transit USA Tour Completes 35,000-Mile Road Trip Freedman Seating Company featured the newest in transit-style seating for the small to mid-size bus market. Chicago, IL – Freedman Seating Company recently completed a 10-month tour of the United States promoting the latest […]

JARC and Freedman Seating Raise $4,400 on #GivingTuesday

On November 28th, 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 $2,325 in online donations. With Freedman Seating’s matching contribution, a grand total of $4,400 was raised on #GivingTuesday! JARC is a Center for Working Families that focuses […]

Versatile, Lightweight Marine Seats On Display At Upcoming Industry Shows

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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