Launching Our New Website

Our team has been working on developing a new website to meet the growing needs of our customers, their customers, vendors and industry partners. We took the time to talk to customers, employees and industry leaders about what their current and future expectations are of us and based on this, we now have a new, […]

New Ford Transition Brackets on Display at International LCT Show

Celebrating its 35th year in 2019, the International Luxury Coach and Transportation Show is the biggest convention in the world for the luxury charter transportation industry. Set in Las Vegas, it is the ultimate destination for operators around the globe seeking education, product showcases and peer-to-peer networking. Freedman Seating and FMS Seating (booth #443) will feature the […]

Freedman Seating Commemorates 125 Years

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact John-Paul Paonessa Marketing Manager 773-524-2440 Ext. 394 jp.paonessa@freedmanseating.com   Freedman Seating Commemorates 125 Years Founder Hyman Freedman Received an Honorable Mention at The Columbian Exposition Chicago, IL — It was over 125 years ago when Hyman Freedman and his employer, Columbia Cab Company, exhibited at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition […]

Show On The GO Tour Travels 45,000 Miles

In its third tour in three years, Freedman Seating featured new products and safety solutions for vans and buses, totaling 100,000 miles traveled across the US and Canada since 2016. Chicago, IL – Freedman Seating Company recently completed a 10-month tour of the United States promoting the latest in transit seating for the small and […]

CMI Builds New Factory in North Carolina

CMI Enterprises to Build New Vinyl Plant in North Carolina – Bringing Vinyl Manufacturing Back to the US The new facility will cut vinyl production time in half, while creating new jobs for American workers and supporting the revival of US Manufacturing in automotive & related sectors. FOREST CITY, N.C., January 16, 2017 — CMI […]

Made in Michiana: FMS Seating Co. | ABC57 News

ROCHESTER, Ind. – Tucked somewhere between Leiters Ford and Rochester sits FMS Seating, a company known for making some of the most top of the line seats in the transportation industry. “The focus in this market is really high end, luxury, comfort,” said Managing Director, Christy Nunes. One major key is they are 100% hand crafted […]

Freedman Seating Co. Purchases Assets of Braun Seating

Chicago, IL – On December 21, 2011, Freedman Seating Company of Chicago, IL purchased the assets of Braun Seating.  The new company, Freedman Mobility Seating (FMS), will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Freedman Seating out of the former Braun Seating facility in Leiters Ford, Ind. with a continued focus on servicing the needs […]

FMS 2018 Holiday Closures

During this season, we take 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Executive Bus Seats On Display At International LCT Show

Celebrating its 34th year in 2018, the International Luxury Coach and Transportation Show is the biggest convention in the world for the luxury charter transportation industry. Set in Las Vegas, it is the ultimate destination for operators around the globe seeking education, product showcases and peer-to-peer networking. Freedman Seating and FMS Seating (booth #211) will […]

Freedman Seating Takes Show on The GO in 2018

Mobile display features latest in transportation seating, provides education for OEMs, dealers, operators and industry leaders.

Transit USA Tour Completes 35,000-Mile Road Trip

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 4, 2017 CONTACT: John-Paul Paonessa Marketing Manager (773) 524-2440 jp.paonessa@freedmanseating.com Transit USA Tour Completes 35,000-Mile Road Trip Freedman Seating Company featured the newest in transit-style seating for the small to mid-size bus market. Chicago, IL – Freedman Seating Company recently completed a 10-month tour of the United States promoting the latest […]

Luxury Seating by FMS at LCT Show East

FMS Seating (BOOTH #36) to feature the best in executive and luxury seating at the Atlantic City Limo Show (LCT East), November 5-7 at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City. LCT/NLA Show East offers the limousine industry a complete trade show marketplace, networking forum and educational sessions ideal for limousine operators nationwide and based on the East […]

Seating Solutions on display at APTA Expo 2017

Freedman Seating Company will feature its latest innovations and solutions for bus and rail markets at APTA EXPO October 9-11 in Atlanta, GA. Taking place triennially, EXPO is the public transit industry’s premier trade show, where more than 12,000 professionals from around the world come to connect, share, and discover the most innovative public transportation […]

Wells Fargo Stories

How a seating manufacturer is getting its employees off their butts Thanks to a $10 million facility expansion, Freedman Seating not only has the space it needs to continue to grow, it also has a workout facility that’s providing employees a way to get into shape and get to know each other better. SEPTEMBER 5, […]

New Products Coming To BusCon Expo 2017

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 Company Booth #620 Improved USB Power Outlets Give passengers the power to charge smartphones, laptops and […]

Freedman Seating Company Sells Its Portion of 4ONE LLC

Transportation seating manufacturers strengthen relationship and market opportunities.

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