Freedman Seating to Host Manufacturing Month Events

Program Designed to Expand Knowledge of Manufacturing, Improve Public  Perception of Manufacturing Career Opportunities Chicago, IL – In celebration of Manufacturing Day (October 5th) and Manufacturing Month, Freedman Seating Company will open its doors on several occasions throughout October to more than 40 students, community leaders and educators as part of an effort to change people’s […]

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 […]

First 350-Passenger Boat to Join NYC Ferry Fleet Arrives at New York Harbor

New “Ocean Queen Rockstar” ferry boat equipped with Freedman marine seats sold through Suburban Seating. Brooklyn, NY – New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) announced today that Ocean Queen Rockstar, the first 350-passenger capacity vessel to be part of the NYC Ferry fleet, has arrived at the NYC Ferry Homeport at the Brooklyn Navy […]

Product Update: GO-ES Seat Weldment

The new GO-ES will have a very slight visible difference from the current version due to the newly designed back cover.

Upholstery Update – Discontinued and New Materials

Please be advised of the following updates to our in-stock upholstery offerings. After much consideration and feedback from our customers, we are pleased to announce two refreshed lines of Level 5 fabrics! What does this mean to our customers? A fresh collection of patterns to enhance the look of your next vehicle! We will work […]

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 […]

Product Update – P1 Air Suspension Discontinued

Freedman Seating and USSC are phasing out the sale of the P1 Air suspension for cutaway buses. Effective June 1st, 2018 Freedman will no longer stock the P1 Air suspension. Freedman Seating offers two excellent alternatives: Mechanical suspension Adnik height adjustable power pedestal Note: these alternatives cannot be combined on the same seat assembly. What […]

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 […]

Upholstery Update – Discontinued, Replaced and New Materials

We are informing all customers of a change in availability of LaFrance fabrics within Freedman’s in-stock upholstery program. Freedman Seating has learned that effective immediately, LaFrance Industries will no longer supply upholstery to transportation markets. Although LaFrance fabrics are being discontinued, we are working closely with other reputable vendors to produce similar designs that best […]

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.

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