Freedman Seating Introduces Passenger Protective Equipment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 27, 2020   Freedman Seating Introduces Passenger Protective Equipment New products to help fight the spread of germs on public and commercial transportation. Freedman Seating, with essential manufacturing in Chicago, IL and Rochester, IN, announced a new line of safety products intended to help curb the spread of germs on public […]

FSC Update on COVID-19

May 7, 2020 To all Freedman Seating Customers. As we continue to navigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to continue providing updates to our customers. As always, our priority is safety; the safety of our employees and the people who use our products. From there, we are committed to serving you and […]

Recommended Cleaners for Disinfecting Seats

Keeping things clean is a priority in these unprecedented times.

Freedman Hosts Girl Day and Engineers Week

Engineers – like all pioneers – use their knowledge, creativity, and sense of adventure to cross frontiers. Freedman Seating is committed educating and attracting individuals from all walks of life to explore engineer and manufacturing careers.

Community Partners Raise $11,300 on #GivingTuesday

On December 3rd, Freedman Seating partnered with Jane Addams Resource Corporation and Manufacturing Renaissance  to give the gift of opportunity on “Giving Tuesday.” In an remarkable showing of support and generosity, our community partners received over $8,300 in online donations. With Freedman Seating’s matching contributions, a grand total of over $11,300+ was raised on #GivingTuesday! […]

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 […]

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From One Employer To Another.

December 16, 2019   Dear Fellow Manufacturer, There’s a lot of organizations and political leaders that give lip service to our companies as they seek something from us. Manufacturing Renaissance (MR) is not one of those organizations. If you’ve met the MR staff like Dee Dee Jones or Erica Staley or Dan Swinney, you know […]

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