This Buyer’s Guide is meant to showcase some of the language industry’s offerings, highlighting details you may need while you’re shopping for language services or tools. Additionally, the listed associations and nonprofit organizations provide an excellent resource for networking opportunities and exploring the human side of the language industry. If you have questions about products and services, no matter 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
Alliant Insurance Services is a National leader in insurance, risk management, and consulting. Since 1925, our clients have had profound confidence in us to deliver in all market climates. Today, this promise lives on through the dynamic confluences of people, ideas, and solutions, which have defined the Alliant name. The member-exclusive, ATA-endorsed Professional Liability Insurance Program protects translators and interpreters against claims-related errors, omissions, and/or negligence arising from their professional services. This comprehensive solution commonly known as errors and omissions liability insurance (E&O) covers defense costs and settlements and provides a valuable layer of additional coverage for translators and interpreters.
Alliant Chantilly, Virginia, United States
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
Acolad is the global leader in content and language solutions. Its mission is to support companies in every industry to scale across markets and enable growth through cutting-edge technology and localization expertise. Established in 1993, the group is present in 25 countries across Europe, North America and Asia, with over 2.500 employees supported by a network of +20.000 linguists around the world. Languages: all
Acolad 11 rue Lazare Hoche, 92 100, Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Total Solutions for Your Business
E4NET is a total localization solutions provider specializing in Asian localization covering all major Asian languages and other regional tiers. We have 25+ years of successful experience delivering a variety of major projects for global customers, such as IBM, SAP, Oracle, LG Electronics, Epic Games, Panasonic, and more. E4NET specializes in IT and life science but covers other industries such as patents, travel, fashion, games, finances, government, and automobiles. In addition, we are continuously developing and applying innovative, leading-edge technology such as MT and associated customer services throughout our process to maximize production/service efficiency.
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 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
SeproTec Multilingual Solutions
SeproTec is a Multilingual Service Provider ranked among the Top 30 Language Service Companies in the world. With more than 25 years of experi-ence in providing high-quality, cost-effective solu-tions in translation and interpretation, SeproTec distinguishes itself by utilizing the most advanced technology and translation management technol-ogy, specifically designed to maximize customer satisfaction. SeproTec is proud to have achieved certifications for Translation Services Manage-ment System, Quality Control, and Environ-mental Management (UNE-EN ISO 17100, ISO 13485, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001). SeproTec has more than 480 employees and 13,500 freelancers collaborators within Dedicated Account Teams that provide 24/7 coverage for our clients’ multi-lingual needs wherever in the world they may be.
Languages: over 120 languages.
SeproTec Multilingual Solutions Las Rozas de Ma-drid, Spain
+34 91 204 87 00
PTW – Bringing your story to the world
The team at PTW are game localization experts, offering end-to-end audio production, translation, and localization quality assurance services from an extensive global studio footprint.
PTW’s 25 years’ history in the games industry has allowed us to build a client-centric organization, providing a boutique service that is tightly integrated across key regions.
We’re a global team of passionate, hard-working, ambitious gamers, whose goal is always to make every gamers experience as perfect as possible.
The PTW family of brands includes SIDE, an award-winning creative services provider and Entalize, the leading video game localization outsourcer in Japan.
Translation | Audio Recording | Localization Testing | Development. Languages: 40+.
PTW Los Angeles, CA, United States
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
Bolingo consult — Localization for Africa
Bolingo Consult is a female-led LSP that makes localization for African Languages a seamless process. We have experience in navigating the complexities in localization for African languages. Our services range from translation, interpretation and media localization to creating data for low-resource languages. With our certification in Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001:2015) and Information Security Management Systems (ISO/IEC 27001:2013), we strive to follow processes and procedures in delivering quality services to our clients whilst ensuring confidentiality and data protection. We’re on a mission to unlock confidence in African languages!
+1 (514) 312 2485
Bolingo Consult Accra, Ghana
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
InText is a company with offices in Ukraine and Estonia providing multilingual localization and desktop publishing services. We have 20 years of experience in the language industry and 300+ clients worldwide. InText has 36 languages available for your localization needs. Our linguists work with a wide variety of subject areas. While our team of 10 in-house and 40+ freelance DTP specialists provides desktop publishing projects and work with all languages in different software tools. Benefit from ordering all-in-one multilingual solutions for your localization tasks.
InText Translation Solutions OÜ, Tallin, Kesklinna linnaosa,
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, Traditional Chinese, Korean, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish
Crestec USA Long Beach, CA , USA
Flitto Localization is a translation and localization division of Flitto, based in Seoul, Korea. We provide TEP services across 100+ language pairs, specializing in media localization, video captioning, subtitling, software localization, and MTPE supported by our proprietary AI translation engine. Our recent technological offering is a machine translation service that harnesses the power of our NMT engine and a large language model (LLM). Our team ensures fast turnaround and uncompromising quality by using Flitto Enterprise, our specialized translation business management platform. This platform guarantees efficient and secure communication between clients and project managers. We also provide language data collection, evaluation, and acceptability test services to global big-tech brands.
Flitto Inc. Seoul, South Korea
CLEAR Global is a US-based nonprofit comprising Translators without Borders, CLEAR Tech, and CLEAR Insights. With our research and partnership programs, AI-based language technology solutions, and a community of over 80,000 linguists, CLEAR Global is helping people get vital information and be heard, whatever language they speak.
CLEAR Global Garden City, Idaho, USA
+44 (0) 1753 480 200
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
Translation Commons Las Vegas, NV USA
+1 (310) 405 4991
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 SYSTEMS
FlowFit-TMS is a web-based translation management system developed by Consoltec to optimize the management of translation-related projects and reduce administrative costs. Consoltec relied on its adaptation services to offer a flexible software with fully customizable web portals for clients, providers, and project managers to give them an accurate overview of their teams’ workload, and allow them to manage their clients and internal/external resources effectively. FlowFit integrates well with CAT tools (memoQ, RWS, Terminotix) and machine translation systems(Systran, Intento and Alexa Translations) to provide users with a complete solution. Visit our website to start your free trial!
Consoltec Montreal, Québec, Canada
+1 (514) 312 2485
memoQ is a leading collaborative translation environment and TMS delivering premium solutions
to the translation industry since 2004. memoQ is dedicated to providing innovation through diverse developments that empower hundreds of thousands of enterprises, translation companies, and
freelance translators worldwide. Keeping in mind both simplicity and effective translation processes,
memoQ leverages its ease of use, collaboration, and interoperability in one complex solution. Discover a new world with memoQ! memoQ’s quality & information security management system is certified to ISO 9001 and ISO 27001.
memoQ Budapest, Hungary
Support:+36 (1) 955 5840
Crowdin is a cloud-based localization software that helps teams and companies reach new markets by making their content multilingual. With Crowdin’s 500+ apps and integrations, you can automate the localization of any customer-facing content. Crowdin integrates with tools like GitHub, GitLab, Marketo, HubSpot, Zendesk, Braze, Contentful, Google Drive, Shopify, Webflow, Figma, Salesforce, and more. Managers and translators have all the features needed to deliver quality translations. Crowdin leverages AI and implements it at different locations across the product. Crowdin has 2M+ user accounts. Two editions include crowdin.com for SMBs and Crowdin Enterprise for enterprise companies that require an extra layer of security and want to manage multiple teams and large amounts of content. Languages: All languages.
XTM International Tallinn, Estonia
+37 (288) 03700
Phrase is a cloud-based localization solution that enables organisations of all sizes to open the door to global business through advanced automation and a broad variety of integrations. The Phrase localization Suite is equipped with the leading translation management system, a specialised platform for software and digital products, and it supports 500+ languages, 50+ file types, 30+ machine translation engines, and 50+ integrations. The enterprise-grade suite enables users to drive growth with a connected ecosystem of tools. Organisations like Uber, Shopify, Volkswagen, and thousands of others trust in Phrase and accelerate their global growth by giving people the content they need, in the language they speak. To start your free 14-day trial, visit www.phrase.com. Languages: All
Phrase Prague, Czech Republic
+420 (221) 490 441
Experience Behind Every Word
We are Mexico’s leading translation and interpretation company.
Since we started our operations in 2009, we had a clear goal of always offering the best possible service, prioritizing the clients time needs, and we can proudly say we have accomplished this.
Our main pillar and distinctive trait is costumer service, exceeding our clients’ expectations in every aspect, and serving as an ally in all of their language needs.
Directum is a member of ALC and a founding member and board member of Juntos (Association of languages services of Latin America and the Caribbean).
We specialize in legal, technical, corporate, financial and energy translations. Also, since 2019 we are certified in ISO 900.
We have four offices: Monterrey, Mexico City, Houston, and Miami. Languages supported: English, Spanish, French, German, Dutch, Japanese, Portuguese & Chinese
Directum Translations San Pedro Garza García, Mexico
Rheinschrift Language Services
Outstanding localization requires world-class experience. Rheinschrift gives your business a native voice in the German-speaking world. We offer more than 26 years’ experience providing translations and localizations for software and hardware manufacturers as well as for the sectors of business, technology, legal matters and medicine/medical applications. Our ISO 17100 and ISO 18587 certified services also range from glossaries, post-editing, project management and desktop publishing services to many other related services. Rely on Rheinschrift to deliver the most competent translations and meet your deadline, whatever it takes.
Languages: German to/from major European languages
Rheinschrift Language Services Cologne, Germany
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
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
ADAPT Localization Services
ADAPT Localization Services offers premium language services for clients in the medical, life sciences and technology sectors. Certified under ISO 13485 and ISO 17100, the company is headquartered in Germany and maintains offices in Sweden, Spain and Denmark.
ADAPT offers the full range of services from translation, software localization and terminology work through graphics and pre-print tasks to dubbing and subtitling of training courses and company presentations. With more than 20 years of experience in fields like in vitro diagnostics, medical devices, optics or automation technology, ADAPT is the partner of choice for many leading manufacturers particularly when it comes to complying with regulatory language requirements in Europe and worldwide.Languages: All the world’s business languages
Adapt Germany, Bonn, NRW
+49 228 982260
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
Argos Multilingual provides global language solutions. With over 30 years of experience, we serve clients in the high-tech, life sciences, human resources, and financial industries. We make it easy for businesses to grow globally and connect with expert talent anywhere in the world. With production centers in Europe, the Americas, and Asia, we follow a strategy of building robust programs for continuous translation and localization. You can expect a long-term and transparent partnership, backed by innovative solutions around technology, AI & data, creative content, and quality assurance.
Languages: 150+ languages
Argos Multilingual. Mogilska 100, 31-546, Krakow, Poland
Translations into Polish
Ryszard Jarża Translations, established in 2000, is a provider of Polish translation, localization and testing services, primarily for life sciences, IT, auto-motive, refrigeration and other technology sectors. Most of our work is produced in-house by a team of Polish linguists and subject matter experts who offer a unique combination of technical compe-tences and creativity required in marketing transla-tion projects. We work directly with localization departments of large multinational clients and with multilanguage service providers. With focus on one target language only (Polish) and very strong in-house capabilities, we achieve highest levels of quality and efficiency. Our quality management system is certified to ISO 13485, ISO 9001, and ISO 17100.
Ryszard Jarża Translations, Wrocław, Dolnośląskie, Poland
+48 601 228 332