Install Feather Weight Seat Cover Upholstery

Instructional video on installing covers to a Freedman Feather Weight seat.

Installing a Rear-Facing Child Seat

Installing a Rear-Facing Child Seat using CRS Hooks on a Freedman Family Seat for School Activity Buses.

3PT Seat Belt Twisted or Jammed

This video will show you how to repair a twisted or jammed 3PT seat belt retractor. This repair can be done in the vehicle without uninstalling the seat.

Wall Flip Nudge and Auto Rising Flip

Nudge Lock options: No lock Lock up only Auto Return Lock options: No lock (Theater style) Lock up only Lock up and down

GO-ES XL Bariatric Seat

The Freedman GO-ES XL Seat is designed to accommodate all passengers, including bariatric and special needs. It features a 27″ wide cushion with a weight rating of 500 lbs. Seat belt extenders allow up to 18″ of additional webbing for safety and comfort. Options include 202A Headrest, USB Power Outlets, and SeatLink technology.

The Wall Flip Installation Instructions

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Core Values

Freedman Seating Company is committed to cultivating an environment where everyone is respected, valued, appreciated, and takes ownership of their work. Our revised core values are our foundation for a strong and unified community.

Foldaway Seat Table Rendering

The accessory on every Van Lifer’s wish list. This table easily attaches to the Freedman GO-ES Foldaway when the seat is in a stowed position, serving as a standing desk or dinette.

Install 202A Headrest, 3PT Grab, US Armrest

 Download the instructions here. Instructions – 202A Headrest, 3PT Grab, US Arm


This new technology, powered by InterMotive, includes a head unit that displays, tracks and stores the occupancy and seat belt status of passenger seats in a vehicle. SeatLink™ is an expandable system up to 90 passengers for heavy duty, midsize, paratransit, school bus and more.

National Welding Month

Marvin Herrera, Manufacturing Engineering Technician and Adjunct Instructor at Daley College discusses welding automation capabilities at Freedman Seating and manufacturing career paths. Freedman Seating utilizes robotic welding setups from Vectis Automation and Yaskawa Motoman.   Jordy (Daley College – Chicago City Colleges) and Desiree (Chicago Women in Trades) share how they started in welding and […]

A Holiday Jingle

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. Watch a special thank you message from Team Freedman. It’s the season of giving. In lieu of holiday gifts, we […]

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