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Chicago Mayor Cuts Ribbon at Freedman Seating

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, center, recently joined Chicago Alderman Emma Mitts, left, and Craig Freedman, right, president of Freedman Seating Company, to cut the ribbon at the company’s new office space on the city's West Side. The business, a multi-generational, family-owned company in Chicago, is currently manufacturing seats for the new fleet of Chicago Transit Authority buses. Its community outreach efforts include partnering with Austin Polytechnical High School to support skills training, working with the Chicago City Colleges as part of the College to Careers program and supporting Skills for Chicagoland’s Future through the mayor’s office.
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