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October 7, 2016 9:00am - 5:00pm
4545 W Augusta Blvd
Chicago, IL 60651
Freedman Seating Company designs, engineers and manufactures seats and related products for various transportation markets, including Bus, Rail, Commercial, Paratransit and Marine.
We invite you to attend an open house to celebrate Manufacturing Day and green manufacturing initiatives. The day's events include factory tours and networking opportunities. Guests may also bring their e-waste for FREE E-Recycling! There will also be a special opportunity to test drive electric cars powered by BMW. For more information and registration, visit www.freedmanseating.com/mfgday.
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About Freedman Seating Company
It was over 120 years ago that Hyman Freedman began making seat cushions for horse-drawn buggies. He knew his craft well, and was awarded a diploma of honorable mention for the 1892 Columbian Exposition in Chicago for his skill in upholstery. A century later, the tradition continues. Freedman Seating Company is still a family owned-and-operated business committed to meeting the highest standards in the industry. Today, Freedman Seating Company is one of the nation's largest specialty seating manufacturers. We manufacture seats and seating related products for many different applications. Our product lines include bus, rail, marine, delivery truck, specialty and commercial vehicle seating. Freedman Seating Company currently has nearly 750 employees including manufacturing, sales, engineering and administrative personnel. We are committed to keeping manufacturing in Chicago and strengthening the industry for growth and sustainability.