Product Updates – New EconoFlip Seat, Shield Driver Cover Upgrade and Discounted Upholstery

Please be advised of the following updates to our seating and upholstery offerings. New EconoFlip Seat Introducing the upgraded design to our HandiFlip, the new EconoFlip Seat has been re-engineered with safety and style in mind. Now available with optional USR (Under Seat Retractor) seat belts the EconoFlip comes standard with a Feather Weight Low-Back […]

Freedman Seating 2019 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 […]

The Manufacturing Mismatch | WBEZ Chicago

The Manufacturing Mismatch Manufacturing companies need workers. Chicago has plenty. But linking them together may require a regionally coordinated effort. By Esther Yoon-Ji Kang Published Oct. 28, 2019 LISTEN AND READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE Until the region develops a comprehensive industrial policy that addresses transportation, employers will have to get creative to fill their job openings, […]

Freedman Seating Hosts MFG Day Events In Chicago

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: John-Paul Paonessa Marketing Manager Freedman Seating Company 773-524-2440 jp.paonessa@freedmanseating.com   FREEDMAN SEATING HOSTS MFG DAY EVENTS IN CHICAGO MFG Month Shines Spotlight on Local Manufacturers, Highlights Career Opportunities  (Chicago, IL) October 4, 2019 – In celebration of the launch of MFG Day 2019, Freedman Seating Company will host dozens of Chicago […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 Products Coming To BusCon Expo 2019

Freedman Seating Company and FMS Seating once again look to feature new products with safety, comfort and design at the forefront. BusCon comes to you from Indianapolis for the last time. Show organizers have announced a move to Philadelphia in 2020. This year, BusCon attendees will have multiple areas to view and test Freedman products, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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