New Engineering and Purchasing Offices Part of $10 Million Expansion

MAYOR EMANUEL, ALDERMAN EMMA MITTS AND FREEDMAN SEATING ANNOUNCE 200 NEW JOBS OVER LAST TWO YEARS AND OPEN NEW OFFICE FACILITY AT 4501 W. AUGUSTA BLVD.     As a member of the Chicago business community for over 120 years, Freedman Seating Company has produced excellent transportation seating products in an atmosphere which promotes continuous […]

Mayor Emanuel Joins Freedman Seating to Open New Facility | PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 4, 20015 CONTACT: Mayor’s Press Office 312.744.3334 Mayor Rahm Emanuel today joined Freedman Seating and Alderman Emma Mitts to cut the ribbon at the company’s new office space on the West Side. The business is a multi-generational, family-owned manufacturing company in Chicago. “Freedman Seating’s continued expansion will create many new […]

New GO-ES Foldaway on Display at 2015 NMEDA Conference

Daytona Beach, FL — 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. The third seat in this new line of executive seating, the Trieste, will be on display at the 24th Annual NMEDA Conference, February 25-27 at […]

New Marine Seats Continue Tour at PVA Annual Convention

Long Beach, CA — Since November 2014, Freedman Seating Company has unveiled two new seats at Pacific Marine Expo and The International Workboat Show. This January, The Catalina and Genoa join a fleet of proven seating options, including the CitiPro, Gemini, CitiSeat, Glitz, and GO Seat, at the Passenger Vessel Association (PVA) Annual Convention at MariTrends. The convention, which runs January […]

Freedman Cares – Thanksgiving in the Neighborhood

Freedman Seating is no stranger to philanthropy. Each year, company-wide, employees, friends and family participate in various walk-a-thons, collections, and yes even the famous Ice Bucket Challenge. This past Thanksgiving, Sales Coordinator and Customer Service Manager, Will Loy embarked on a new Freedman Cares project: delivering the Holiday spirit to neighbors in need. “It was […]

Made In Chicago

Chicago, IL — Manufacturing is a central part of the city and regional economy, from small family-owned manufacturers to global institutions to entrepreneurs who have chosen Chicago as the place to start manufacturing companies. The Made in Chicago program launched in January 2014 to focus on the local design, manufacture, and market value chain. From […]

High Speed Rail Conference, Dec. 2-4

Freedman Seating Company is sponsoring and attending the US High Speed Rail Association Conference in Los Angeles, CA on December 2-4, 2014. Freedman Seating continues its active sponsorship and participation with the US High Speed Rail Association’s efforts in advocating for High Speed Rail Transportation throughout North America. Business and political leaders will come together […]

Freedman Seating and 4ONE to Showcase at APTA EXPO

At Freedman Seating, safety and comfort drive our designs. We offer several different models of seats with 3-point seat belts that meet or exceed FMVSS 207/210: 3PT, GO, GO-ES, Esquire with adjustable 3PT and 2022a headrest, Family with adjustable 3PT and 2022a headrest, A2TEN, and Torino-G seats. A wide selection of bus and rail seats […]

New Eleganza Collection by FMS Seating Voted Best In Show at BusCon

Indianapolis, IN — The annual Best in Show awards recognize the best of the best in five categories: display, vehicle, green initiative, new product/service and on-site marketing at BusCon Expo. Each year, exhibitors gather to share information, products and technology, but only a few can take home bragging rights. This year, Freedman Seating is honored […]

Illinois Finance Authority, Congressman Hultgren aim to accelerate manufacturing-industry growth

Daily Whale By Tom Butala Humboldt Park-based transportation seating manufacturer Freedman Seating Company is set to receive $10 million from an Illinois Finance Authority bond sale that closed Thursday. IFA Executive Director Chris Meister described the measure as an attempt to help revitalize Chicago’s manufacturing industry. Located at 4545 and 4501 W. Augusta Blvd., the […]

Ice Bucket Challenge Accepted

ALS was first found in 1869 by French neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot, but it wasn’t until 1939 that Lou Gehrig brought national and international attention to the disease. Ending the career of one of the most beloved baseball players of all time, the disease is still most closely associated with his name. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) […]

Freedman Seating to Co-Sponsor BusCon Welcome Reception

BusCon’s Roaring Twenties Welcome Reception Monday, September 15, 2014 5:30pm-7:00pm Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Downtown Union Station Grand Hall Kick off your Indy experience by meeting up with old friends and new colleagues at this historic location. The Grand Hall is America’s first “Union Station” featuring Romanesque Revival-style architecture and just a short walk from the […]

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