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March 13, 2013
 

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A. BUSINESS
A.1. Welocalize recreates website, hires new chief financial officer
A.2. TransPerfect opens office in South Africa

B. PEOPLE
B.1. TransGlobe hires director
B.2. New CEO at Lexcelera
B.3. Five new staff at CETRA
B.4. Folio Online adds project manager
B.5. Management changes at Language Services Associates
B.6. Wordbee adds sales manager

C. RESOURCES
C.1. Uchaguzi Kenya 2013

D. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
D.1. WordScope
D.2. CAT Weighting Tool
D.3. Clay Tablet Connector for Adobe Experience Manager
D.4. EMTGlobal
D.5. CrossCheck Online

E. CLIENTS AND PARTNERS
E.1. Cloudwords and Acquia partner
E.2. Yale-New Haven Hospital selects Western Standard

F. CAREERS
F.1. MultiLingual Solutions seeks sales account manager

G. ANNOUNCEMENTS
G.1. KERN celebrates 20 years in Amsterdam

H. CERTIFICATIONS
H.1. Mayflower receives ISO 9001:2008 certification

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A. BUSINESS

A.1. Welocalize recreates website, hires new chief financial officer

Welocalize, a provider of integrated globalization services, has rebranded and redesigned its website. The company has also hired Jeff Ash as chief financial officer.

Welocalize, E-mail: info@welocalize.com, Web: http://www.welocalize.com

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A.2. TransPerfect opens office in South Africa

TransPerfect Translations, Inc., a provider of language services, has opened an office in Johannesburg, South Africa. The new office expands the company's global footprint to six continents.

TransPerfect Translations, Inc., E-mail: info@transperfect.com, Web: http://www.transperfect.com

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B. PEOPLE

B.1. TransGlobe hires director

TransGlobe International Ltd., a single-language provider for Bulgarian, has hired Vadim Sokolov as the company's new director. Sokolov was previously the general manager of a Bulgarian telecommunications company.

TransGlobe International Ltd., E-mail: info@transglobe-bg.com, Web: http://transglobe-bg.com

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B.2. New CEO at Lexcelera

Lexcelera, the parent company of LexWorks, has announced that John Papaioannou has joined the company as CEO. Papaioannou has 17 years of experience as a buyer of localization and machine translation services, most recently as director of release services for Bentley Systems.

Lexcelera, E-mail: lexcelera@lexcelera.com, Web: http://www.lexcelera.com

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B.3. Five new staff at CETRA

CETRA, Inc., a provider of customized language solutions, has added to its growing staff. New project managers include Robin Smith, William Gao, Mark Newman and Gabriela Luta. Hans Breuer was hired as business development manager.

CETRA, Inc., E-mail: info@cetra.com, Web: http://www.cetra.com

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B.4. Folio Online adds project manager

Folio Online, a supplier of African language services, has hired Lauri King as project manager in charge of voiceovers, interpreting and Intertel, the company’s telephone interpreting system.

Folio Online, E-mail: info@folio-online.co.za, Web: http://www.folio-online.co.za

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B.5. Management changes at Language Services Associates

Language Services Associates, Inc., has hired Frank Johnson as president and Dennis Angeline as managing director of administrative services and corporate development. The company’s founder and former president Laura Schriver will serve as chairman and chief executive officer.

Language Services Associates, Inc., E-mail: sales@lsaweb.com, Web: http://www.lsaweb.com

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B.6. Wordbee adds sales manager

Wordbee S.A, a translation software company, has hired Elliot Nedas as UK sales manager. Nedas was strategic account manager at Language Connect and business development manager for XTM International.

Wordbee S.A, E-mail: USA@wordbee.com, Web: http://www.wordbee.com

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C. RESOURCES

C.1. Uchaguzi Kenya 2013

Translators without Borders, a not-for-profit focused on spreading knowledge through humanitarian translations, led the translation team in partnership with Ushahidi as part of the Uchaguzi Kenya 2013 deployment to ensure fair and peaceful elections in Kenya. During and after the elections, the Translators without Borders team translated texts from regional languages, opened social media communications and provided the information to the Uchaguzi crowdmapping team to help people have a voice wherever their location in the country.

Translators without Borders, E-mail: twb@translatorswithoutborders.org, Web: http://translatorswithoutborders.com

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D. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

D.1. WordScope

Locordia Communications, a provider of language services, has introduced WordScope, a tool that indexes web pages in different languages. To demonstrate how the tool works, the company has provided access to part of its database containing legal texts from the Moniteur Belge (Belgian Official Gazette) in French and Dutch.

Locordia Communications, E-mail: info@locordia.com, Web: http://www.locordia.com

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D.2. CAT Weighting Tool

LSP.net GmbH, a provider of business solutions and quality management tools, has introduced an online CAT (computer-aided translation) weighting tool intended to simplify translation project price determination.

LSP.net GmbH, E-mail: service@lsp.net, Web: http://www.lsp.net

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D.3. Clay Tablet Connector for Adobe Experience Manager

Clay Tablet Technologies, a developer of integration software, has created a Connector for Adobe Experience Manager. The connector provides several options for content editors and translation managers to select any content in the Adobe solution to be sent for translation.

Clay Tablet Technologies, E-mail: info@clay-tablet.com, Web: http://www.clay-tablet.com

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D.4. EMTGlobal

Safaba Translation Solutions, LLC, has released its latest enterprise machine translation technology, EMTGlobal. The modular solution includes the Source Language Transformation Module, the Target Language Transformation Module, the Language Optimization Engine and the Language Translation Engine.

Safaba Translation Solutions, LLC, E-mail: info@safaba.com, Web: http://www.safaba.com

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D.5. CrossCheck Online

idioma, a provider of language services, has released CrossCheck Online, a cloud service intended to help translators, editors and other language professionals perform quality assurance on translated text files. It supports all languages based on the Latin and Cyrillic alphabets.

idioma, E-mail: info@idioma.com, Web: http://www.idioma.com

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E. CLIENTS AND PARTNERS

E.1. Cloudwords and Acquia partner

Cloudwords, Inc., an online translation management platform, has partnered with Acquia, an open cloud platform for Drupal, and launched Cloudwords for Drupal. The new module provides translation management capabilities for multilingual Drupal websites.

Cloudwords, Inc., E-mail: globalsales@cloudwords.com, Web: http://www.cloudwords.com

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E.2. Yale-New Haven Hospital selects Western Standard

Yale-New Haven Hospital has chosen the Fluency Virtual LSP from Western Standard, a provider of electronic research and translation tools. The platform is a hosted server solution that allows users access to the Fluency TM & Term Server, Collaboration Server and FluencyFlow project management solution.

Western Standard, E-mail: info@westernstandard.com, Web: http://www.westernstandard.com

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F. CAREERS

F.1. MultiLingual Solutions seeks sales account manager

MultiLingual Solutions, a provider of language services, is seeking a sales account manager.

For more information and contact details, visit https://multilingual.com/careers.

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G. ANNOUNCEMENTS

G.1. KERN celebrates 20 years in Amsterdam

KERN Global Language Services is celebrating its 20th anniversary in The Netherlands. The company's services include translation and interpreting in all world languages, terminology management, language training for corporate customers and private individuals, compilation of technical documents and software and website localization.

KERN Global Language Services, E-mail: info@e-kern.com, Web: http://www.e-kern.com

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H. CERTIFICATIONS

H.1. Mayflower receives ISO 9001:2008 certification

Mayflower Language Services Pvt Ltd, a software localization organization specializing in language solutions in all major world languages, has received ISO 9001:2008 certification, the international standard for quality management.

Mayflower Language Services Pvt Ltd, E-mail: info@mayflowerlanguages.com, Web: http://www.mayflowerlanguages.com

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