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Welcome to the Freedman Seating video hub.

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Here you will find instructional videos to help guide you through installing seat options in the field, as well as industry-related videos featuring Freedman Seating Company. If there is a video you would like to see here and don't, please feel free to contact Will Loy williaml@freedmanseat.com to make your suggestion. We will continually be adding new videos to this section, so please check back.

  • Replace GO-ES Seat Covers
  • Bus Crash Footage with Freedman 3PT Seats

    Bus Crash Footage with Freedman 3PT Seats

    This is actual footage from a 30 MPH crash. Passengers are safely secured in Freedman 3PT seats and ADA securement system.

    DO NOT TEXT AND DRIVE! To our knowledge, no one involved in this crash was seriously injured.

    Warning: This video contains explicit language.

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  • Automatic & Emergency Locking Retractors

    Automatic & Emergency Locking Retractors

    Dan Cohen, Vice President of Sales, demonstrates the differences between ALR (Automatic Locking Retractor) and ELR (Emergency Locking Retractor) on Freedman Seating 3-point seat belts.

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  • 1000 Jobs for Chicagoland Manufacturing

    1000 Jobs for Chicagoland Manufacturing

    Placing people on the path to a career in advanced manufacturing. A joint project between the 1000 Jobs Campaign and World Business Chicago.

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  • LCT 2016 - Freedman Seating Company A-Z Bus Sales

    LCT 2016 - Freedman Seating Company A-Z Bus Sales

    A-Z Bus Sales caught up with their preferred seating vendor, Freedman Seating Company, at the 2016 LCT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Freedman and FMS Seating are leaders in the transportation seating industry, supplying OEM's with some of the state-of-the-art, bus seats. Designed for quality and to last, Freedman manufactures seats for Tiffany Buses, ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, and many other school. commercial, and transit buses OEM's. A-Z Bus Sales is a leading transportation Solutions provider serving the California, Hawaii, Arizona, and Nevada markets with top bus brands.

    In this video, Karl Esguerra (Director, Commercial & Transit Division, A-Z Bus Sales) interviews Christy Nunes (Managiner Director, FMS Seating) and Mike Beierschmitt (Regional Sales Manager, Freedman Seating Company) on the new Eleganza Collection by FMS Seating.

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  • New Trolley Buses Running in Elkhart County | WSBT CBS 22

    New Trolley Buses Running in Elkhart County | WSBT CBS 22

    The Interurban Trolley is excited to welcome its new low-floor trolley buses to its public transit fleet. After a competitive bid process, Midwest Transit Equipment was selected to provide the new trolleys that were assembled by ElDorado National, an experienced transit vehicle manufacturer. The new trolleys offer modern convenience, comfort, durability and safety with the classic elegance of a bygone era. They were assembled by ElDorado National in the United States and utilize many "Made in Indiana" and "Made in the Midwest" components. Read the press release here.

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  • Install a Lemans Armrest

    Install a Lemans Armrest

    Instructions for installing the Left Lemans Armrest on a Freedman driver seat.

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  • Stow and Open the GO-ES Foldaway

    Stow and Open the GO-ES Foldaway

    Instructions for stowing and opening the GO-ES Foldaway, including how to work around varying space between seat and wall.

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  • Eleganza Collection by FMS Seating

    Eleganza Collection by FMS Seating

    Bring the look and feel of first class to your executive shuttle with the Eleganza line of seats by Freedman Mobility Seating (FMS Seating). This new collection includes the Bellagio, Napoli, and Trieste seats with a variety of patterns and options to choose from, including 3PT seat belts.

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  • Remove the Plastic Buckle Cover used on the GO-ES Belt Retractor

    Remove the Plastic Buckle Cover used on the GO-ES Belt Retractor

    Essentially, this procedure calls for the reverse of installing a new replacement plastic cover. Detach the D Ring. To replace cover, pry out the cover with pliers from underside.

    PN 90988 used for the GO-ES 3PT Retractors: 27646, 27647, 93061, and 93062.

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  • Marine Collection

    Marine Collection

    Designed and manufactured in the US. Freedman marine seats are light weight and available in a variety of passenger configurations to meet your specific vessel layout.

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  • GO Seat & GO-ES Seat

    GO Seat & GO-ES Seat

    Slim, light-weight and modular, the new GO and GO-ES seats by Freedman Seating are designed with your passengers in mind.

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  • SplitFlip Option

    SplitFlip Option

    The space saving flip-up feature can accommodate varying combinations for added aisle space, strollers, shopping carts and much more. Single flip-down motion returns seat to standard passenger seating position.

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  • GrabHold by 4ONE

    GrabHold by 4ONE

    The newly designed GrabHold by 4ONE is an integral part of the seat, eliminating the cost and bulk of adding a stanchion.. The GrabHold gives passengers who sit in aisle position on a forward facing flip seat something to grab onto in the event of a sudden stop or deceleration.

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  • Jane Addams Resource Corporation (JARC)

    Jane Addams Resource Corporation (JARC)

    The Jane Addams Resource Corporation promotes strong communities, businesses and households to ensure that people who work do not live in poverty. We are proud to have JARC graduates like Lonnie Montgomery (featured) on our team.

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  • Press Conference and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for $10 Million Expansion

    Press Conference and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for $10 Million Expansion

    Craig Freedman (President, Freedman Seating Company) is joined by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Alderman Emma Mitts (37th Ward, Chicago) as we open our new Engineering and Purchasing Offices, part of a $10 Million expansion project resulting in an additional 200 jobs over the last two years.

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  • P1 Air Valve Assembly

    P1 Air Valve Assembly

    Instructional video on assembling P1 Air Valves.

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  • Install Feather Weight Seat Cover Upholstery

    Install Feather Weight Seat Cover Upholstery

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

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  • Replacing Upholstery on a Shield Driver Seat

    Replacing Upholstery on a Shield Driver Seat

    Instructions for replacing upholstery on a Freedman Shield Driver Seat.

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  • Craig Freedman featured on CNBC news

    Craig Freedman featured on CNBC news

    Company President, Craig Freedman, was featured on CNBC news regarding a piece on U.S. Manufacturing.  Watch the video here.

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  • Adding grab rails to a GO seat

    Adding grab rails to a GO seat

    This video shows how to add top grab rails to a GO seat in the field.

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  • Adding armrests to a GO seat

    Adding armrests to a GO seat

    This video shows how to add both the Viper armrest and the GO armrest to a GO seat in the field.

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  • Adding 3pt belts to the GO seat

    Adding 3pt belts to the GO seat

    This video shows how to add 3pt shoulder belts to a GO seat already in the field.

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  • Adding utility pockets, map pockets, and cup holders to the Go seat

    Adding utility pockets, map pockets, and cup holders to the Go seat

    This video shows how to add backrest options to GO seats already in the field.  You will learn how to install the utility pocket, map pocket, and cup holder options.

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  • Replacing Lock N GO Components

    Replacing Lock N GO Components

    This videos shows you how to replace the Lock N GO seat cushion basket and bullets.

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  • Replacing covers on a GO seat

    Replacing covers on a GO seat

    This video will show you how to remove GO seat cushions and replace the covers.

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  • 3PT Seat Belt Twisted or Jammed

    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.

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  • 3PT bezel install

    3PT bezel install

    This video shows you how to properly install a new 3PT bezel in the field.

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