GO-ES and Esquire Seats on Display at the SWTA & NMTA Joint EXPO

Santa Fe, NM — Two of Freedman Seating’s newest additions to it’s passenger market collection, GO-ES and Esquire seats, will be on display at the SWTA & NMTA Joint Annual Conference & EXPO, March 2-4 at the Eldorado Hotel. READ: Up To 70% OFF Overstock Fabrics SWTA (South West Transit Association) is a regional transit association […]

Freedman Cares – Hustle Up The Hancock 2015

Freedman Seating is participating in the Respiratory Health Association‘s efforts to fight lung disease on Sunday, February 22nd. Each year more than 4,000 people climb to the top of John Hancock Center to raise funds for lung disease research, advocacy and education. More than 67% of participants indicated they or someone they know has been […]

Up To 70% OFF Overstock Fabrics

We have recently updated our Overstock Outlet of fabrics. Collections include: • Bustextil • Camira (Holdsworth) • C.M.I. • LaFrance • Lantal • Somtex • Vinyls and more Fabrics are available on a first come, first serve basis while supplies last. Web site may not reflect actual styles/quantities available. Please call customer service at 800-443-4540 or email info@freedmanseating.com […]

Craig Freedman Appointed to U.S. Commerce Secretary’s Manufacturing Council

CHICAGO, Feb. 11, 2015 — Craig Freedman, Co-Chair of the Chicagoland Manufacturing Renaissance Council and President of Freedman Seating Company, was appointed today by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker to serve on the secretary’s Manufacturing Council. Comprised of 30 private sector leaders selected for their expertise and industry perspectives, the Council advises the Commerce […]

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 press@cityofchicago.org 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 […]

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