welocalize merges with lloyd international translations (LIT)
Welocalize expands global presence in the United Kingdom and continental Europe
Frederick, Maryland USA – November 23, 2010 – Welocalize, Inc., a leading provider of integrated globalization services, announced today that they will merge with Lloyd International Translations (LIT), a leading provider in technical translation services located in Tarporley, United Kingdom. This merger represents a pooling of the expertise between the two companies which will further expand Welocalize’s formidable globalization chain of knowledge, talent and technology.
LIT’s translation experience spans an extensive portfolio of projects, languages, technology and media across major vertical markets, including automation, automotive, electronics, electrical and mechanical engineering, financial services, healthcare and life sciences, information technology, process manufacturing and telecommunications. With an extensive and proven network of highly experienced technical translators, LIT has built a successful business in the translation of material requiring a high degree of specialized knowledge.
“I am really proud of the strong technical translation company that we have built and about my team’s achievements. Welocalize will enable the company and the team to grow to even greater heights, benefiting our clients with an increased global presence and access to first class technology,” explains Mike Lloyd, CEO of Lloyd International Translations.
Welocalize and LIT have proven teams of talented and experienced employees with strong customer relationships. The progress both companies have made in implementing new customer-centric project management models helps ensure the smooth and efficient integration of the two commercial operations. LIT brings key advantages to Welocalize through its focus and specialization in technical translation and its strength in the European market. Welocalize, with its broadening globalization services, is the engine for consistent, sustainable growth – driven in part by its next-generation supply chain management and technology.
“I’m excited about the addition of LIT, which will enhance and extend our globalization services,” says Welocalize CEO Smith Yewell. “We continue to create a strong, global company built for sustainable growth and success. The combined company will benefit from a larger network of expertise, a broader portfolio of services and expanded presence in key international markets, particularly in high-growth emerging markets.”
About Lloyd International Translations (LIT)
Lloyd International Translations (LIT) helps companies to achieve global success by providing first-class translation and localization services. LIT has been providing first class technical translation services since 1989, delivering high-quality translation solutions – translation of technical manuals, marketing communications and training documents, software localization and website localization. LIT uses an extensive and proven network of highly experienced mother-tongue technical translators, all with vast knowledge of their industry and an appreciation of the cultural conventions and linguistic trends of the target country, audience and market.
Welocalize offers integrated globalization services and products for the fluid and rapid deployment of enterprise content and applications to international markets. We provide globalization consulting, translation, localization, testing solutions and enterprise translation management tools that are optimized to be able to deliver on-demand translation in over 100 languages.
Our clients include Autodesk, Inc.; Canon; Cisco Systems; Computer Associates; IBM; Microsoft; Sun and Symantec. With over 400 employees worldwide, Welocalize maintains 9 offices in the United States, Germany, Ireland, Japan and China . Please visit www.welocalize.com for more information.