Because you are holding MultiLingual magazine, you may be looking for a solution for your translation or localization needs. This Buyer’s Guide is meant to showcase some of the language industry’s offer-ings, highlighting details you may need while you’re shopping for language services or tools. Additionally, the listed associations and nonprofit organizations provide a great resource for networking op-portunities and exploring the human side of the language industry. If you have questions about products and services, no matter what your level of expertise, this Buyer’s Guide can help point you in the right direction.
European Language Industry Association (Elia)
Elia is the European not-for-profit association of language service companies with a mission to accelerate our members’ business success. We do this by creating events and initiatives that anticipate and serve our members’ needs in building strong, sustainable companies, thereby strengthening the wider industry. Elia was founded in 2005 and has since established itself as the lead-ing trade association for the language services industry in Europe.
Elia Brussels, Belgium
Globalization and Localization Association
The Globalization and Localization Associa-tion (GALA) is a global, nonprofit trade associa-tion for the language industry. As a membership organization, we support our member companies and the language sector by creating communities, championing standards, sharing knowledge and advancing technology.
Globalization and Localization Association Seattle, WA USA
LocWorld conferences are dedicated to the language and localization industries. Our con-stituents are the people responsible for commu-nicating across the boundaries of language and culture in the global marketplace. International product and marketing managers participate in LocWorld from all sectors and all geographies to meet language service and technology pro-viders and to network with their peers. Hands-on practitioners come to share their knowledge and experience and to learn from others. See our website for details on upcoming and past conferences.
Localization World, Ltd. Sandpoint, ID USA
STAR is a leader in information management, localization, internationalization and globalization services and solutions such as GRIPS (Global Real Time Information Processing Solution), PRISMA (Smart Content Services), STAR CLM (Corporate Language Management) including Transit (Translation & Localization), TermStar/WebTerm (Terminology Management), STAR MT (Machine Translation), CLM WebEdit (Web-based Translation & Review) and Mind-Reader (Authoring Assistance). With more than 50 offices in 30 countries and a global network of prequalified freelance translators, STAR provides a unique combination of information management tools and services required to manage all phases of the product in-formation life cycle. Languages: All STAR AG (STAR Group headquarters)
STAR Group America, LLC Lyndhurst, OH USA
Number 1 LSP that you should know
Crestec is a world-class language service pro-vider. CSA Research ranks Crestec as a global top 5 LSP in the technology sector and global top 6 in the manufacturing sector. Headquartered in Japan with a network of over 18 sites in the US, Europe and Asia, we offer a one-stop compre-hensive solution for global communications from marketing content creation and technical writing to localization, printing and studio/shooting pro-duction.
Languages: Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Tradi-tional Chinese, Korean, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish
Crestec USA Long Beach, CA , USA
Crestec Europe Amsterdam, Netherlands
Terra Localizations is a highly specialized women-owned localization company that helps video game developers and publishers reach international markets by providing high-quality localization services. Just like you, we care about the gamers’ experience, regardless of their lan-guage, because we are gamers ourselves! Terra offers a dedicated 24-hour localization service, so that you can meet that deadline and turn your audience into raving fans, everywhere. Headquartered in the USA with offices in Argentina, Spain, and China.
Terra Localizations Madison, WI United States
Total Solutions for Your Business
E4NET is a total localization solutions provider including translation, DTP, recording, and spe-cialized in Asian localization covering all major Asian and regional tier 3 languages. We have 20+ years of successful localization production experience with major projects for IBM, Micro-soft, SAP, Oracle, HP, LG Electronics, Panasonic and more. E4NET is now providing patent translation services to the Korea Institute of Patent Information and translating life science projects including clinical protocols and reports. We are continuously developing and apply-ing innovative technologies such as machine translation and associated customer services throughout our production process to maxi- ize production/service efficiency. ISO 9001: 2015, ISO 27001 certified.
E4NET Co., Ltd. Seoul, South Korea
EuroGreek Translations Limited
Established in 1986, EuroGreek Translations Limited is Europe’s leading Greek localizer, spe-cializing in medical, technical, financial and legal translations from EN/DE/FR/ES to EL and EL to EN. Our aim is to provide high-quality, turnkey solutions, encompassing a whole range of client needs, from translation to localization, desktop publishing and testing. Our DTP department covers all Latin and Cyrillic alphabet-based lan-guages, in addition to Greek, at very competitive rates. All of EuroGreek’s work is produced in-house by a team of 30 highly qualified specialists and is fully guaranteed for quality and on-time delivery.
Languages: Greek to/from English; French, German, Spanish to Greek
EuroGreek Translations Limited Athens, Greece
Since 1992, the main supplier for IBM.
Since 2001, the main supplier for SAP.
ISiS Korea has rebranded I’M Translation. Visit us to learn more; www.imtranslation.com. ISiS Korea, Inc. is the one and only localization part-ner of IBM and SAP in Korea. If your company requires world-class localization services, ISiS Korea is your best choice. We have built an out-standing reputation in localization services for global companies, such as IBM, SAP, SAMSUNG, Apple, Dell EMC, Amazon, Starbucks, Salesforce, Olympus and more, as a trusted partner based on our customer-oriented services and strict quality control. Customer satisfaction is our core value. We have every solution you need ready for you to request. Just visit us to find out what’s possible at www.isiskorea.com. Languages: All
ISISKOREA Inc. Seoul, South Korea
Mobico — by Saltlux Inc.
Mobico is the new brand name of Saltlux’s tech-nical communication services, and is also the name of the predecessor company to Saltlux, established in 1979 as Korea’s first TC business. What started as a small enterprise concentrating on creating Korean manuals and East Asian language translations evolved into a one-stop service provider for all your needs in the world of business today, including multilingual translation, localization, DTP, TW and MTPE. The relentless pursuit of progress and perfection results in the use of state-of-the-art technology and processes, which in turn lead to superior translation quality with shorter turn-around times and therefore to greater customer satisfaction. Languages: More than 70 languages.
Saltlux, Inc. Seoul, South Korea
ORCO S.A. Localization Services
Founded in 1983, ORCO celebrates this year its 35th anniversary. Over the years, ORCO has built a reputation for excellence and gained the trust of leading companies, such as Oracle, IBM and Carrier for the localization of their products. Our core business activities include technical, medical, legal, financial, marketing and other translations, software and multimedia localization, as well as localization consulting. We cover most European languages and our client list includes long-term collaborations with international corporations, government institutions, banks, pri-vate enterprises, NGOs and the European Union. ORCO is certified according to ISO 17100 and ISO 9001 quality standards.
Languages: Greek and European languages
ORCO S.A. Athens, Greece
RWS Moravia is a leading globalization solutions provider, enabling companies in the IT, consumer electronics, retail, media and entertainment, and travel and hospitality industries to enter global markets with high-quality multilingual products and services. RWS Moravia’s solutions include localization, testing, content creation, machine translation implementations, technology consulting and global digital marketing services. Our customers include eight of Fortune’s Top 20 Most Admired Companies, and all of the “Fab 5 Tech Stock” companies from 2017. Our global head-quarters is in Brno, Czech Republic, and we have local offices in Europe, the United States, Japan, China and Latin America.
Languages: More than 250 languages.
RWS Moravia USA: Thousand Oaks, CA USA
RWS Moravia Europe: Brno, Czech Republic
A creative approach to localization
At Spark, we fuse creativity with technology to provide a localization+ service. Helping brands like Microsoft, Disney and Netflix to develop and deliver consistent global branding and hyperlocal content creation from marketing activation to packaging. Providing creative expertise across the entire consumer journey, continuous workflow solutions and seamless integration into business systems: making a real difference to your localization needs.
Spark – Brighter Thinking
Europe: London, UK
4+44 (0)207 602 9119
We have been helping some of the world’s most iconic brands to optimize their global commercial potential since 1997. Vistatec is one of the world’s most innovative, progressive and successful localization solutions providers. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, with offices in Mountain View, California, USA. Think Global.
Europe: Dublin, Ireland,
North America: Mountain View, CA USA
BLEND— End-to-end Localization Services
BLEND (getblend.com) is a global localization company brought to you by the makers of One Hour Translation — the legacy LSP founded in 2008.
As an end-to-end, technology-based, multi-mar-ket enabler, BLEND empowers global brands to establish a native presence in fundamentally dif-ferent markets, worldwide.
Our strength lies in the power of our AI-driven technology stack, the diversity of our team, and the strength of our global community of linguists. With a multitude of ethnicities and global loca-tions, we’re dedicated to helping global compa-nies weave their brands successfully into local markets. BLEND is a privately held company with offices in Tel Aviv, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Kyiv, and Bucharest. Languages: 120+
BLEND 11 Ha’achim Mislavita st. Tel Aviv 7401022 Israel
The Next Generation of Translation Agencies
Gobetween LSP is a female-led company of PMs and linguists specialized in providing English into Spanish localization and translation services of excellent quality and value. We rethink and recreate industry best-practices based on more than one decade of experience in effective communication, quality indicators, and project planning. At gobetween LSP, we help clients and linguists succeed, we believe in teamwork, we focus on human relationships in an increasingly automated world and we mediate across cultures to ensure communication and understanding. Our clients benefit from our competitive rates and from the assistance provided throughout the entire project cycle.
Don’t wait for the future to find your next translation partner. The future is us. Languages: English<>Spanish (all flavors)
Gobetween LSP Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
+1 347 946 3834
Translation Commons is a nonprofit US public charity powered by translators. We are a volunteer-based online community aiming to help our language community thrive and bridge all the sectors within our industry. We facilitate cross-functional collaboration among the diverse sectors and stakeholders within the language industry and instigate transparency, trust and free knowledge. Our mission is to offer free access to tools and all other available resources, to facilitate community-driven projects, to empower linguists and to share educational and language assets.
Translation Commons Las Vegas, NV USA
Joint National Committee for Languages
The Joint National Committee for Languages and the National Council for Languages and International Studies (JNCL-NCLIS) rep-resent the interests of over 140 member or-ganizations, associations and companies in virtually all aspects of the language enterprise — education PreK-20, research, training, as-sessment, translation, interpreting and localiza-tion — to the US government. The mission of JNCL-NCLIS is to ensure that all Americans have the opportunity to learn English and at least one other language.
Joint National Committee for Languages – National Council for Languages and International Studies Garrett Park, MD USA,
Translators without Borders
Originally founded in 1993 in France as Traducteurs sans Frontières by Lori Thicke and Ros Smith-Thomas to link the world’s translators to vetted NGOs that focus on health and education, Translators without Borders (TWB) is a US nonprofit organization that aims to close the language gaps that hinder critical humanitarian efforts worldwide. TWB recognizes that the ef-fectiveness of any aid program depends on deliv-ering information in the language of the affected population.
Languages: 190 language pairs
Translators without Borders CT USA
RESEARCH & ANALYSIS
Nimdzi Insights is an international market research and consulting company. Nimdzi advises on language services, localization pro-grams, business operations, and mergers and acquisitions. Nimdzi is committed to provid-ing opportunities for continuous professional development and resources for business pro-fessionals worldwide.
Nimdzi Insights Seattle, WA, United States
+1 206 823 3177
TRANSLATION MANAGEMENT SYSYTEMS
Localize offers a full-featured, cloud-based content and translation management system that fea-tures advanced translation workflows, allowing content managers and translators to propose, review, and publish translations with ease. For companies without in-house translators, we provide access to high-quality, on-demand translations through our network of professional translators. Our easy to install plugin fits neatly into your existing technology stack. The technology powering the Localize Platform was built from the ground up to minimize the need for engineers in the localization process. This reduces costs by enabling nontechnical personnel to manage the localization workflow. Getting started is easy. Start your free trial today!
Languages: All Localize Kingston, NY, USA
Memsource is a leading cloud-based transla-tion management system that enables global companies, translation agencies and translators to collaborate in one secure, online location. Internationally recognized for providing an easy-to-use, yet powerful CAT tool combined with a TMS, Memsource processes two billion words per month from over 200,000 users around the world. Manage your translation projects in real-time in an intelligent platform that accepts over 50 file types and offers REST API, out-of-the-box CMS connectors and powerful workflow automation to save time and money. Join localiza-tion professionals from around the world who rely on Memsource to streamline their transla-tion process. To start your free 30-day trial, visit www.memsource.com.
Languages: All Memsource Prague, Czech Republic
+420 221 490 441
Plunet Business Manager
Plunet develops and markets the business and workflow management software Plunet Busi-nessManager — one of the world’s leading management solutions for the translation and localization industry. Plunet BusinessManager provides a high degree of automation and flex-ibility for professional language service providers and translation departments. Using a web-based platform, Plunet integrates translation software, financial accounting and quality management systems. Various functions and extensions of Plunet BusinessManager can be adapted to individual needs within a configurable system. Basic functions include quote, order and invoice management, comprehensive financial reports, flexible job and workflow management as well as deadline, document and customer relationship management.
Plunet GmbH Berlin, Germany
Smartling Translation Cloud is the leading translation management platform and language ser-vices provider to localize content across devices and platforms. Smartling’s data-driven approach and visual context capabilities uniquely position brands for efficiency. Seamlessly connect your CMS, code repository, and marketing automation tools to Smartling’s TMS via prebuilt inte-grations, web proxy, or REST APIs. No matter the content type, Smartling automation tools help you do more with less. Smartling is the platform of choice for B2B and B2C brands, including InterContinental Hotels Group, GoPro, Shopify, Slack, and SurveyMonkey. The company is head-quartered in New York, with offices in Dublin and London. For more information, please visit Smartling.com.
Smartling New York, NY, USA
Consoltec offers FlowFit-TMS, a web-based translation management system that helps you simplify and optimize your projects, while reduc-ing your administrative costs. FlowFit can also be used for many other project types. FlowFit provides fully customizable web portals for clients, providers and project management. Get an accurate overview of your teams’ workload in real time and select the best available providers. Manage your clients, contacts and internal/external providers effectively with the new CRM features. Use Timesheet to track the time spent on projects and tasks. Connect seamlessly to your favorite CAT tools (memoQ, SDL Studio, LogiTerm) and get comprehensive reports that provide enhanced insight on production, produc-tivity, costs and translation memory efficiency.
Consoltec Montreal, Québec, Canada
(+1) 514 312-2485
GlobalWay Co., Ltd.
As an industry-leading localization company in Korea, GlobalWay has been providing incom-parable professional localization services with exceptional quality to partners all around the globe since 2003. We are here to offer language solutions including translation, voiceover, testing, DTP and engineering services. Our highly qualified in-house linguists in each field of expertise, experienced engineers and project managers will add value to your growing business. GlobalWay and its longterm global partners are ready to support you on the road to success. Are you looking for a reliable partner? Our doors are wide open for you. Should you need more information, please feel free to contact us.
Languages: 50+ more languages including Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese, German, Rus-sian, Vietnamese, Thai, Indonesian.
GlobalWay Co., Ltd. Seoul, South Korea
Founded in 1992, birotranslations specializes in life science, legal, technical, IT and automotive translations into all East European languages (Albanian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Mace-donian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slo-vak, Slovenian, Ukrainian). We have a long-term partnership with the world’s top 100 MLVs and many end-clients all around the globe. With our experienced project managers, extensive network of expert linguists and usage of the latest CAT tool technology, your projects will be deliv-ered on time, within budget and with the highest standards of quality. For more information, please contact Mr. Matic Berginc (details below).
Languages: Eastern European languages birotranslations Ljubljana, Slovenia
+386 590 43 557
iDISC Information Technologies
iDISC, established in 1987, is an ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 certified language and software company based in Barcelona with branches and teams in Mexico, Brazil, USA, Argentina, Bolivia and Guatemala. We have dedicated teams for web content, software localization and translation of technical, business, automotive, biomedical and marketing documents. Our software development engineers and translation teams provide high-quality and on-time production solutions that are cost-efficient, flexible and scalable.
Languages: Spanish (all variants), Portuguese (all variants), Catalan, Basque, Galician, Valen-cian, K’iche’, Quechua, Aymara, Guarani
iDISC Information Technologies, S.L. Barcelona, Spain
Medical Translations Only
MediLingua is one of the few medical translation specialists in Europe. We only do medical. We provide all European languages and the major languages of Asia and Africa, as well as translation-related services to manu-facturers of devices, instruments, in vitro diagnostics and software; pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies; medical publishers; national and international medical organizations; and other customers in the medical sector. Projects include the translation of documentation for medical devices, surgical instruments, hospital equipment and medical software; medical information for patients, medical students and physicians; scientific articles; press releases; product launches; clinical trial documentation; medical news; and articles from medical journals.
Languages: 45, including all EU languages
MediLingua Medical Translations BV Leiden, Netherlands
Professional translation services made easy. Crafted by expert humans, powered by technology, efficiently delivered. We have delivered 1.2 million translations in 150 languages to 134,091 clients in 40 macro-domains since 1999, powering the globalization strategy of the most demanding clients. We work hard to make translation services more effective, by enhancing our production processes with great technologies and talented people. A perfect example is T-Rank™, the system that instantly matches your content with the most qualified translator for the job. We offer a wide range of linguistic services that cover all your future needs: Google Ads translation, software localization, subtitling, and APIs to integrate human translation. We open up language to everyone.
Languages: 150 languages and 40 areas of expertise.
Translated Rome, Italy
memoQ is a technology provider that has been delivering premium solutions to the translation industry since 2004. For almost 15 years, memoQ has been dedicated to delivering innovation through diverse developments that today help hundreds of thousands of freelance translators, translation companies and enterprises worldwide. Having simplicity and more effective translation processes in mind, memoQ combines ease of use, collaboration, interoperability and leveraging in one single tool. Discover a new world with memoQ, and let our team help optimize your translation processes and make your business more successful.
Languages: All memoQ
RWS Holdings plc
RWS Holdings plc is the world’s leading provider of technology-enabled language, content man-agement and intellectual property services. We help our customers to connect with and bring new ideas to people globally by communicating business critical content at scale and enabling the protection and realization of their innovations. Our vision is to help organizations interact ef-fectively with people anywhere in the world by solving their language, content and market access challenges through our collective global intelli-gence, deep expertise and smart technology.
RWS Holdings plc, Chalfont St. Peter, UK
+44 (0) 1753 480 200
Remote empowers companies of all sizes to pay and manage full-time and contract workers around the world. We take care of international payroll, benefits, taxes, stock options, and compliance in dozens of countries. No matter where your team lives and works, our best-in-class global employment solutions provide the best experience for your workers. Our ironclad intellectual property protections and industry-leading security guarantee give you peace of mind across the globe. Best of all, Remote never charges percentages or fees: one low flat rate helps you control your budget so you can focus on growing your business.
Remote San Francisco, CA United States