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 […]

Robotic Welding Workcell Sets New Pace at Freedman Seating

Article posted on Metal Form Magazine. By: Sarah Mellish Sarah Mellish is marketing content specialist at Yaskawa Motoman, Miamisburg, OH; 937/847-6200, www.motoman.com. After 125 years of experience as a manufacturer and supplier of mass-transportation seating products, Chicago, IL-based Freedman Seating Co. knows a thing or two about continuous-improvement initiatives and advanced-manufacturing technologies. Founded in 1894 when renowned […]

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 Receives Morgan Olson “Presidential Circle” Award of Excellence

Freedman Seating Company was honored recently with the “Presidential Circle” award presented by Morgan Olson during the 2019 NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Freedman Seating Introduces Walk-In Delivery Truck Driver Seat with Tempronics Climate Seating System

Freedman Seating introduces innovative  walk-in delivery truck driver seat with Tempronics Personalized Climate Seating System enhancing operator safety and performance Freedman Seating’s innovative new ClimaControlTM seating system features Tempronics advanced personalized climate seating technology for last mile delivery, commercial walk-in delivery trucks.  The system has been specifically designed for open cabs with active operators where […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Ford Transition Brackets on Display at International LCT Show

Celebrating its 35th year in 2019, 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 #443) will feature the […]

MBTA Launches First New Rail Car With Freedman Seats

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) on Dec. 21 placed the first of 24 new Green Line vehicles into service. The car marks the first addition to the authority’s Green Line fleet in nearly 10 years. The MBTA plans to integrate the vehicles into the line’s fleet between this month and fall 2019. Under a […]

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 […]

Product Update – Discontinued Armrest, Overstock Upholstery Specials

Please be advised of the following updates to our accessory and upholstery offerings. Yellow US Armrests Due to low demand, effective immediately, Freedman Seating will no longer stock yellow US armrests. Black US armrests will continue to be offered as a stock option. Yellow Arm Part Numbers: LH 54150645 RH 54150644 Yellow armrests may be ordered […]

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 […]

Product Update – French/English Priority Seating Vinyl

Freedman Seating is proud to now offer a French/English version of our Priority Seating vinyl by Morbern. An English/Spanish version has been popular throughout the US transit industry. Priority vinyl gives elderly riders, people who utilize mobility devices and others needing additional consideration a clearly marked place to sit. Historically, agencies and private operators struggled […]

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, […]

Freedman Seating 2018 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 […]

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