Installing a Rear-Facing Child Seat

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

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.


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 […]

Team Freedman: Manufacturing Careers, Assembler

“I love being hands on. That’s how I learn.” Deandre Smith, Assembler, reflects on how he got started in manufacturing what it’s like to work as an assembler at Freedman Seating. Learn more about careers at Learn more about Manufacturing Day at

Passenger Protective Equipment

Install: Freedman PPE Passenger Sneeze Guards Freedman PPE Passenger Sneeze Guard on a Foldaway Seat Install: Freedman PPE Passenger Sneeze Guard on Featherweight Hi-Back Seat Install: Freedman PPE Passenger Sneeze Guards on Ford Transit OEM Seat Install: Freedman PPE Social Distance Seat Triangle Freedman PPE School Bus Driver Barrier

Team Freedman: Women’s History Month feat. Christy Nunes

“I walked in the door as a kid right out of high school looking for a job. 24 years later, I’ve had a career in manufacturing.” Christy Nunes, Director of Operations, reflects on why she loves manufacturing and the significance of Women’s History Month.

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