Bruce Amsterdam To Retire From Freedman Seating After 20 Years In The Bus Industry

March 9, 2021 For Immediate Release Bruce Amsterdam To Retire From Freedman Seating After 20 Years In The Bus Industry Chicago, IL – Freedman Seating Company recently announced that Bruce Amsterdam, National Bid Manager, will retire effective March 12, 2021. Bruce has served in his current role since 2018, and prior to that, served as […]

Meet Us At NTEA’s Virtual Work Truck Week 2021

Freedman Seating is excited to announce we’re exhibiting at Work Truck Week 2021, a new online event held March 8–12, 2021 (on-demand available through April. 9). WTW21 connects the commercial vehicle industry — offering product news, market trends and operational insights to help companies prepare for the year ahead. Gain access to Exclusive product updates from […]

Freedman Seating Company Names Christy Nunes and Sam Cardone Chief Operations Officers

For Immediate Release Freedman Seating Company Names Christy Nunes and Sam Cardone Chief Operations Officers Chicago, IL – Freedman Seating announced today the promotion of Christy Nunes and Sam Cardone to Chief Operations Officers, respectively, effective immediately. Nunes previously held the position of Director of Business Operations and Cardone the position of Director of Strategy. […]

Study: Masks, Open Windows and Social Distance Seating on Buses Reduce Potentially Infectious Particles

A recent study conducted by the not-for-profit organization MITRE shows that lowering windows, using fans, and having drivers and passengers on a bus wear masks cuts down significantly on the spread of potentially infectious particles. Opening windows and using existing fans on a bus was shown to reduce exhaled airborne particles by up to 84%, and thereby […]

Freedman Joins Public Transit Systems Around the Country in Urging Congress to #SavePublicTransit

For Immediate Release December 15, 2020 Freedman Joins Public Transit Systems Around the Country in Urging Congress to #SavePublicTransit APTA-organized day of action and engagement will take place on Tuesday, December 15 Freedman Seating is joining fellow APTA members and industry partners on Tuesday, December 15 to collectively fight to #SavePublicTransit with a day of […]

Product Update – P1M Mechanical Suspension Phase Out and Alternatives

Freedman Seating and United Safety & Survivability Corporation (USSC) are phasing out the sale of the P1 Mechanical suspension for cutaway bus driver seats. Effective immediately, Freedman is no longer stocking the P1M suspension. Freedman Seating offers two excellent alternatives: Adnik height adjustable power pedestal A brand-new GD Mechanical Suspension Note: these alternatives cannot be […]

Freedman Cares – Holiday Toy Drive for Shriners Children’s Hospital

Freedman Seating has a long history of collecting toys, clothing, personal care items and food for local charities and nonprofits. Beneficiaries include the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, Greater Chicago Food Depository, Sarah’s Circle, local shelters and places of worship. This year, in an ongoing effort to keep people moving, responding, and delivering hope, Team […]

Freedman PPE Supplies Protect In Public and Shared Spaces

Freedman PPE Supplies Protect In Public and Shared Spaces Freedman Seating, transportation’s #1 supplier of seats and safety solutions develops new products to help fight the spread of germs in hotels and hospitality, medical, commercial and professional buildings and places of worship. Last April, Freedman Seating Company, with essential manufacturing in Illinois and Indiana, introduced […]

Production Manager Called To Active Duty

Freedman Seating is a proud employer of the men and women who have served our nation. As we celebrate Veteran’s Day, we want to especially thank the veterans among our staff, who embody the best of our company’s core values, including accountability, integrity, and work ethic. In May, John Castillo, SFC was called to active duty […]

Freedman Seating Joins Coalition to Make Time for Workers to Vote

More than 1,000 companies have now joined Time To Vote, a business-led, nonpartisan coalition that aims to increase voter participation in the U.S. elections. Voter turnout in the U.S. is one of the lowest in the developed world and one of the most common reasons people give for not voting is that they are too […]

Vlad’s Story: A Promising Career (JARC)

Vlad grew up in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago. After finishing high school and working a few odd-ball jobs, he felt lost and wanted to focus on a steady career path. He was looking into options when his mother told him to consider learning a trade. Original post at jane-addams.org. Since Vlad didn’t have […]

Freedman Seating 2020 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 generation […]

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