U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker Announces New Manufacturing Council Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, February 11, 2015 News Media Contact: Office of Public Affairs, 202-482-4883 Council Advises Commerce Secretary on Policies to Strengthen U.S. Manufacturing U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced the appointment of 30 private sector leaders to the Manufacturing Council (the Council) for the 2015-2016 charter term. The Council was established […]

Craig Freedman Honored At Barnes & Thornburg’s 6th Annual Celebration of Diversity

On Tuesday, August 11, 2015, Barnes & Thornburg LLP sponsored its 6th Annual “Celebration of Diversity” reception and dinner honoring diversity trailblazers. Cook County Commissioner Richard R. Boykin (1st District) invited Craig Freedman, President, to be an honoree at this year’s celebration held at the University Club of Chicago. “Your dedication to improving diversity in the […]

Celebrating 2015 Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing Day℠ is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Although the event officially occurs on the first Friday in October—this year is October 2, 2015—any day can be a Manufacturing Day. MFG DAY addresses common misperceptions about manufacturing by giving manufacturers an opportunity to open their doors and […]

4ONE’S ADA-Compliant Q’POD Transit Seating Innovation

For Immediate Release April 29, 2015 Exton, PA — 4ONE, North America’s leading designer and manufacturer of world-class seating solutions for transportation announced a new breakthrough in its Q’POD ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) securement systems for mass transit. Now, the ADA community and its advocates can experience even greater accessibility, safety, comfort and independence […]

Freedman Seating to Compete in 2015 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge

On May 21st, a capacity crowd of over 25,000 runners and walkers from nearly 600 companies will compete in the 34th annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge at Grant Park in Chicago, Illinois. The J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Series is a world-wide series of 3.5-mile (5.6-km) running events open to groups of full-time employees from organizations […]

Lack of vocational education stifles US mobility | Financial Times

By Sam Fleming US Economics Editor Financial Times   If Torres Hughes had grown up in his part of the west side of Chicago in the 1960s or 1970s, manufacturing would have been a natural career choice. But now his neighborhood is crippled by crime and unemployment and the 21-year-old factory worker says most local people […]

4ONE Calls Upon Congress to Renew Investment in US Public Transportation

For Immediate Release Media Contact: John-Paul Paonessa (773) 524-2440 jp.paonessa@freedmanseating.com April 9, 2015 Chicago, IL — 4ONE today called upon Congress to renew funding for the federal transportation bill, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), which is set to expire on May 31, 2015. Without consistent, long-term federal transportation funding, communities […]

Freedman Cares – Oak Park Hunger Walk

Freedman Cares about local initiatives. That’s why our team is helping to end hunger one step at a time by participating in this year’s CROP Hunger Walk. This is your chance to fight hunger. To show the world you care. CROP Hunger Walks help children and families worldwide – including here in the U.S. – […]

Congressman’s Interest in Munis Comes from Experience – The Bond Buyer

TAXATION Congressman’s Interest in Munis Comes from Experience BY NAOMI JAGODA MAR 16, 2015 1:14pm ET   WASHINGTON – Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Ill. got a first-hand look at how municipal bonds can be beneficial when he visited Freedman Seating Company in Chicago. The company has been in business for more than 100 years. It originally […]

4ONE Awarded Multiple Transit Seating Contracts Across US and Canada

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 610.265.3610 info@4one.com Exton, PA – 4ONE, North America’s leading design and manufacturer of world-class seating solutions for transportation vehicles, announced today that big city transit authorities awarded sizable contracts for hundreds of its passenger and bus-operator seats in the US, including Los Angeles, New York City and Chicago, and in British Columbia […]

NYC Transit’s Award to 4ONE Creates Critical Manufacturing Jobs in Buffalo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 610.265.3610 info@4one.com Exton, PA – 4ONE, North America’s leading design and manufacturer of world-class seating solutions for transportation vehicles, selects Buffalo’s Engineered Composites Incorporated (ECI), a multi-faceted custom molder, as its strategic supplier for its new bus-seating contract with the New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA). In this key role, ECI will […]

Experience the A-List at the International LCT Show

Las Vegas, NV — After receiving Best New Product or Service honors at the 2014 BusCon Expo, the new Eleganza Collection of seats by FMS are now in full production and will be on display at the International LCT Show March 16-18. Accompanying the Eleganza collection will be the comfortable, stylish, and verstale Executive Salon seat by […]

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