Seattle’s Sound Transit Unveils New Light-Rail Cars with Freedman Seats

Seattle’s transit riders who cherish personal space will be glad to know the next batch of light-rail trains are roomier in the midsection. Sound Transit leaders and executives from Siemens Mobility on Wednesday displayed the first of 40 railcars to arrive before service to Northgate Station begins in 2021. Another 112 railcars will arrive as […]

Freedman Supplies New Light Rail Passenger Seating To Siemens For Calgary Transit

In a press release issued this week, Siemens Canada announced delivery of the first of 63 new light rail vehicles, strengthening an over 30-year relationship with Calgary Transit. Calgary Transit unveiled the first of its new S200 light rail vehicles on January 15, 2016 at its Oliver Bowen Maintenance Facility. The vehicles were designed and manufactured […]

Siemens Case Study: A better approach for meeting very short lead times

Not just seats Freedman Seating Company (FSC) began 120 years ago when founder Hyman Freedman began making seat cushions for horse-drawn buggies. He knew his craft, and was awarded honorable mention at an 1892 exposition in Chicago for his skill in upholstery. A century later, FSC is still a family-owned and operated business, although it […]

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