Product Update – French/English Priority Seating Vinyl

Freedman Seating is proud to now offer a French/English version of our Priority Seating vinyl by Morbern. An English/Spanish version has been popular throughout the US transit industry. Priority vinyl gives elderly riders, people who utilize mobility devices and others needing additional consideration a clearly marked place to sit. Historically, agencies and private operators struggled […]

French/English Priority Seating Vinyl Debuts at CUTA Transit Show

Freedman Seating Company to feature new French/English version of its Priority Seating vinyl at Canadian Urban Transit Association’s Annual Transit Show. The annual conference takes place November 18-21 at the InterContinental Toronto Centre. Register here. The Canadian Transit Show will be held on November 20 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC). Freedman Seating will be exhibiting at the […]

Fresh Line of Marine Seating on Display This Season

Freedman Seating offers a wide array of seating solutions for the marine market, including passenger and helm/captain seats. Designed, engineered and manufactured in the U.S., FSC marine seats are lightweight and available in a variety of passenger configurations to meet your specific vessel layout. Freedman marine products are available with anodized aluminum bases and legs, […]

Freedman Seating 2018 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 […]

Freedman Seating to Host Manufacturing Month Events

Program Designed to Expand Knowledge of Manufacturing, Improve Public  Perception of Manufacturing Career Opportunities Chicago, IL – In celebration of Manufacturing Day (October 5th) and Manufacturing Month, Freedman Seating Company will open its doors on several occasions throughout October to more than 40 students, community leaders and educators as part of an effort to change people’s […]

Upholstery Update – Discontinued and New Materials

Please be advised of the following updates to our in-stock upholstery offerings. We are informing all customers of a change in availability of Camira and CMI fabrics within Freedman’s in-stock upholstery program. Freedman Seating has learned that effective immediately, Camira will replace their Polyester Defender collection with a new Polyester line. CMI will replace two […]

New Products Coming To BusCon Expo 2018

Freedman Seating Company and FMS Seating once again look to feature new products with safety, comfort and design at the forefront. This year, BusCon attendees will have multiple areas to view and test Freedman products, including in-vehicle displays. Freedman Seating | Booth #524 Improved USB Power Outlets Give passengers the power to charge smartphones, laptops and […]

Mass Transit Announces its Top 40 Under 40 List

Mass Transit, the only magazine exclusively dedicated to public transportation, announces the ninth annual Mass Transit Top 40 Under 40 list, honoring those professionals who have made significant contributions to the public transit industry. Fort Atkinson, WI (September 14, 2018) – Mass Transit, the only magazine exclusively dedicated to public transportation, announces the 10th annual Mass […]

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 […]

First 350-Passenger Boat to Join NYC Ferry Fleet Arrives at New York Harbor

New “Ocean Queen Rockstar” ferry boat equipped with Freedman marine seats sold through Suburban Seating. Brooklyn, NY – New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) announced today that Ocean Queen Rockstar, the first 350-passenger capacity vessel to be part of the NYC Ferry fleet, has arrived at the NYC Ferry Homeport at the Brooklyn Navy […]

Product Update: GO-ES Seat Weldment

The new GO-ES will have a very slight visible difference from the current version due to the newly designed back cover.

Leading Seat Manufacturer Chooses Unison Tube Bending Technology

Read how Unison’s tube bending solution is helping Freedman Seating increase manufacturing capacity.

Your CTA Seat Comes From a 125-Year-Old Company in West Humboldt Park

CHICAGO MAGAZINE | Freedman Seating’s roots date back to the Columbian Exposition. But their big break was the 1991 Americans with Disabilities Act.

Employees Ride The National Bike Challenge

Freedman Seating’s focus on the “greening” of its manufacturing includes reducing pollution and waste by minimizing natural resource use, recycling and reusing what was considered waste, and reducing emissions. This cannot be accomplished without first educating both employees and vendors on the importance of sustainability. For this reason, in 2017, managers and executives drafted an […]

Product Update – P1 Air Suspension Discontinued

Freedman Seating and USSC are phasing out the sale of the P1 Air suspension for cutaway buses. Effective June 1st, 2018 Freedman will no longer stock the P1 Air suspension. Freedman Seating offers two excellent alternatives: Mechanical suspension Adnik height adjustable power pedestal Note: these alternatives cannot be combined on the same seat assembly. What […]

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