United Safety signs multi-year manufacturing deal with Freedman Seating Company

Aug. 17, 2020
The deal is a continuation of a long-standing partnership between the two organizations.

The United Safety & Survivability Corporation (United Safety), formerly USSC Group, has resigned its manufacturing deal with Freedman Seating Company, announced United SafetPresident and CEO Joe Mirabile.  

Freedman Seating Company engineers and manufacturers seating products across many applications and has been a long-term manufacturing partner of United Safety in the bus sector for more than 15 years. 

"United Safety has seen tremendous growth with our transit seating solutions since our partnership with Freedman Seating began and we're excited to continue our commitment to our customers by delivering best in class products with the manufacturing support of Freedman," said Mirabile. 

Dan Cohen, president of Freedman Seating Company, added, "On behalf of Freedman Seating and our team, we are excited to renew our manufacturing agreement with United Safety, continuing a 15-year relationship. We are proud to support and supply United Safety and their customers by manufacturing world-class heavy-duty bus passenger seats and ADA securement systems."   

"Freedman has been a long-term manufacturing partner to United Safety and this multi-year contract extension will help to maintain continuity and capacity in providing state of the art passenger seating products to the transit bus market," said Ray Melleady, executive vice president of Seating and Technology at United Safety. "We are excited that this partnership will continue and to see how we can work hand-in-hand to support our public transportation sector." 

Mirabile concluded, "This longstanding partnership is especially integral as United Safety continues to grow globally and strives to be the leader in building the next generation of safety and survivability technologies. We are committed to pushing the boundaries forward with innovation in this sector and having a trusted manufacturing partner to work alongside us is invaluable."