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 […]

Seattle’s Sound Transit Unveils New Light-Rail Cars with Freedman Seats

Seattle’s transit riders who cherish personal space will be glad to know the next batch of light-rail trains are roomier in the midsection. Sound Transit leaders and executives from Siemens Mobility on Wednesday displayed the first of 40 railcars to arrive before service to Northgate Station begins in 2021. Another 112 railcars will arrive as […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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