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Global Language Solutions, a Welocalize Company, Achieves Inc. 5000 Ranking as a Fastest-Growing Private Company for Fourth Time

Translation provider specializing in language services for life sciences, healthcare, and medical industries has impressive three-year sales growth of 88%

Frederick, Maryland and Irvine, California – August 30, 2016 – Welocalize, global leader in innovative translation and localization solutions, announced today that Inc. Magazine has placed Global Language Solutions, a Welocalize company, No.3565 on its 2016 Inc. 5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.

Global Language Solutions (GLS) had a three-year sales growth rate of 88%, earning it the 3,565th ranked spot overall and the 297th spot in the Business Products & Services category.

The 2016 Inc. 5000 list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy, America’s independent entrepreneurs. GLS joins GoPro, Microsoft, and Zappos, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list. On average, the companies on the list grew an impressive five-fold over the three-year period.

“Global Language Solutions demonstrates the visionary market leadership that differentiates Welocalize brands today, and is further evidenced by their remarkable fast-growth and top position as the specialized life sciences translation and localization provider of choice,” said Erin Wynn, chief customer officer at Welocalize. “We celebrate in their outstanding achievement. We are very excited to have Global Language Solutions as part of our growing organization, which provides services across the entire continuum of our client’s product and services journey.”

Founded in 1994, Global Language Solutions provides dedicated translation and localization services for all aspects of global clinical trials, patient recruitment and retention, medical device and pharmaceutical documentation, linguistic validation, healthcare and medical provider materials, as well as expert compliance, marketing and interpretation capabilities.

“Earning a spot on the coveted Inc. 5000 list for the fourth time is something our entire team is very proud of achieving,” said Olga Smirnova, CEO of Global Language Solutions. “I recognize this is a huge milestone and it is only possible because of our employees’ commitment to our company and our clients.”

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000.

Welocalize, Inc., founded in 1997, offers innovative language services to help global brands reach audiences around the world in more than 175 languages. We provide translation and localization services, talent management, language tools, automation and technology, quality and program management. Our range of managed language services include machine translation, digital marketing, validation and testing, interpretation, staffing and enterprise translation management technologies. We specialize in consumer, technology, manufacturing, learning, oil and gas, travel and hospitality, marketing and advertising, finance, legal and life sciences industry language solutions. With more than 1,000 employees worldwide, Welocalize maintains offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Romania, Poland, Hungary, Japan and China. www.welocalize.com

GLS LogoGlobal Language Solutions, a Welocalize company, provides specialized language solutions for the regulated, healthcare and life science industries. Solutions include industry expert translation services for regulatory and compliance content, document translation, linguistic validation, interpreting, website and marketing localization, eLearning and multimedia services. Global Language Solutions is an industry leader with proven translation and localization proficiency required for global clinical trials, pharmaceuticals, biotech companies, medical devices, healthcare brands, medical providers, and government agencies.  GLS is ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 17100 certified.  Established in 1994, Global Language Solutions is headquartered in Irvine, California.  As a Welocalize company, Global Language Solutions has 21 global offices and provides language solutions in 175 languages. www.globallanguages.com

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Welocalize Recognized for Eleventh Consecutive Year as an Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Company

Frederick, Maryland – August 13, 2015 Welocalize, a leader in translation and localization solutions, has received the notable honor as one of the 2015 Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private U.S. Companies. Welocalize has distinctively achieved placement on the Inc. 5000 celebrated ranking for 11 consecutive years.

Every year Inc. Magazine highlights growing companies based on their financial accomplishments. Welocalize ranked 4,444 on the list, along with remarkable industry leaders and recognized top global brands. The list for 2015 is based on a ranking derived from the percentage of revenue growth in the period comparing 2011 to 2014. Welocalize grew 59% during this period.

Welocalize, specialists in helping organizations achieve their multinational growth strategies, is the 4th largest language services provider (LSP) in the United States and 9th largest in the world, according to Common Sense Advisory.  Founded in 1997, Welocalize has 13 offices around the world and employs more than 600 talented resources dedicated to assisting businesses in achieving their globalization goals.

“Being recognized for an amazing 11 years in a row by Inc. is a tribute to our devoted global team that works diligently to ensure our valued clients receive the best in managed language services, talent resources, innovative solutions, quality output and customer service,”  said Smith Yewell, CEO and co-founder of Welocalize. “Fast-growth requires that we remain intensely focused on leading our industry by aligning our services to our client’s exact requirements and desired business outcomes, today and in the future.”

About Welocalize – Welocalize, Inc., founded in 1997, offers innovative translation and localization solutions helping global brands to grow and reach audiences around the world in more than 157 languages. Our solutions include global localization management, translation, supply chain management, people sourcing, language services and automation tools including MT, testing and staffing solutions and enterprise translation management technologies. With over 600 employees worldwide, Welocalize maintains offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan and China. www.welocalize.com

 

Welocalize Recognized as Leading Job Creator in U.S. Receiving 2013 Hire Power Award from Inc. Magazine

Hire Power Award Inc Magazine 2013FREDERICK, MD – October 29, 2013 – Welocalize, a global leader in translation and localization solutions, received the honorable distinction for being one of America’s leading private company job creators with the reward of Inc. magazine’s 2nd annual Hire Power Award.

Recognizing “heroes of the U.S. economy” who have generated the most jobs in an 18 month period, Inc. magazine ranked Welocalize in the top ten in two categories for the 2013 award.  Welocalize has been honored as 7th in private job creation for the U.S. business products and services industry and 3rd in private job creation in the state of Maryland. 

Welocalize, the second fastest growing language services provider (LSP) in the U.S. according to Common Sense Advisory, is a global organization with more than 660 employees. Headquartered in Maryland, Welocalize also has U.S. offices in Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, California, and Washington, along with international offices in Ireland, United Kingdom, Germany, China and Japan.

“Welocalize is proud to receive the Inc. Hire Power Award and be recognized as a leading contributor in providing jobs that help grow the U.S. economy,” said Tim Delbrugge, chief administrative officer at Welocalize. “Our culture, diversity and global team members are fundamental in how we deliver innovative localization solutions for our valued clients. Hiring the best and brightest talent that supports our values and mission will always be a top priority for us.”

“We think it’s fitting to pay tribute to company founders not just for their business prowess but also for their immense contribution to the welfare of U.S. workers and the vitality of the U.S. economy,” says Eric Schurenberg, editor-in-chief of Inc.

inc hire power awards 7 and 3 2013Welocalize is one of 437 private growth companies that are Hire Power Award honorees, leading the way in creating more American jobs.  Bank of America Merrill Lynch partners with Inc. to sponsor the Hire Power Awards to recognize business leaders who are creating the most jobs.  Award categories include most jobs created in the U.S., most jobs created by state, most jobs created by industry and highest employee growth percentage. A complete list of the winners can be found on www.Inc.com.

About Welocalize – Welocalize, Inc., founded in 1997, offers innovative translation and localization solutions helping global brands to grow and reach audiences around the world in more than 120 languages. Our solutions include global localization management, translation, supply chain management, people sourcing, language services and automation tools including MT, testing and staffing solutions and enterprise translation management technologies. With over 660 employees worldwide, Welocalize maintains offices in the United States, UK, Germany, Ireland, Japan and China. www.welocalize.com

Welocalize Achieves Distinguished Fastest-Growing Company Inc. 5000 Ranking for Ninth Year

Welocalize, a leader in translation and localization solutions, placed on the 2013 Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private U.S. Companies list for the ninth time.

The Inc. Magazine ranking highlights organizations based on their economic achievements. Welocalize ranked 3,676 along with prominent global brands and independent entrepreneurial companies. The 2013 list is ranked according to percentage of revenue growth when comparing 2009 to 2012.

Founded in 1997, Welocalize continues to help global enterprises achieve their strategic business goals of growing market share and reaching new geographies with innovative localization products and services. The second fastest growing language service provider (LSP), noted by to Common Sense Advisory, has more than 600 employees around the world and translates various content types into more than 120 languages.

“We are extremely pleased to be recognized on the Inc. 5000 list with great business leaders, including several of our valued clients,” said Smith Yewell, CEO and co-founder of Welocalize.  “Achieving this distinction for the ninth time is a reflection of our amazing clients and outstanding team members and partners who strive daily to deliver exceptional customer service, quality, innovation and teamwork.”

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About Welocalize – Welocalize offers integrated translation services and products to support the need for on-demand translation. 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 120 languages. With over 600 employees worldwide, Welocalize maintains offices in the United States, UK, Germany, Ireland, Japan and China. www.welocalize.com

welocalize lands spot on Inc. magazine list for 7th straight year

Ranks No. 2328 on the 2011 Inc. 5000

Frederick, Maryland USA – August 25, 2011 – Inc. magazine ranked Welocalize No. 2328 on the Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the US. With Three-Year Sales Growth of 104%, the company earned its 7th straight year on the Inc. list.

Welocalize also ranked number 201 in this year’s Business Products & Services category, number 207 on the Washington DC Metro Area list, number 96 on the Maryland list and number 6 out of the 15 Language Services Providers.

“Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500|5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is,” says Inc. magazine Editor Jane Berentson.

In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2011 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 94 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created 350,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $366 billion, up 14 percent from last year.

“We are honored to have made the list for a 7th straight year and I am very happy with the stable growth we were able to achieve between 2007 and 2010,” says Smith Yewell, CEO of Welocalize, Inc. “Last year was an eventful year with an expanding and very talented staff – all deserving of this recognition.”

Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies, represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/in5000/welcome. 

Methodology

The 2011 Inc. 500 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2007 to 2010. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2007. Additionally, they had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2010. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2007 is $100,000; the minimum for 2010 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at www.inc.com.

About Welocalize

Welocalize offers integrated translation services and products to support the need for on-demand translation. 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. With over 500 employees worldwide, Welocalize maintains offices in the United States, UK, Germany, Ireland, Japan and China. Please visit www.welocalize.com for more information.

About Inc. Magazine

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures LLC, Inc. (www.inc.com) is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. With a total paid circulation of 710,106, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing and technology. Visit Inc online at www.inc.com.

welocalize lands spot on Inc. magazine list for 6th straight year

Ranks No. 2127 on the 2010 Inc. 5000

Frederick, Maryland USA – August 24, 2010 – Inc. magazine ranked Welocalize No. 2127 on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the US. With Three-Year Sales Growth of 122%, the company earned its 6th straight year on the Inc. list. Welocalize also ranked number 188 in this year’s Business Services category. Business Products & Services is the top industry by number of companies on the list (640) and total revenue ($80.7 billion).

The 2010 Inc. 5000, unveiled today on Inc.com, serves as a unique illustration of the profound changes taking place in the US economy. “The leaders of the companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 have figured out how to grow their businesses during the longest recession since the Great Depression,” said Inc. president Bob LaPointe. “The 2010 Inc. 5000 showcases a particularly hardy group of entrepreneurs.”

Despite the fact that most of this year’s measuring period of 2006-2009 took place during the latest recession, aggregate revenue among the companies on the list actually increased to $321.6 billion, up more than 50 percent from last year. The effects of the recession are seen, however, in the median three-year growth rate, which dropped to 96 percent from last year’s 126 percent. This year’s Inc. 5000 employ a record 1.4 million people, up from one million on last year’s list.

“We are thrilled to have made the list for a 6th straight year, especially among the expanded 5000 rankings,” says Smith Yewell, CEO of Welocalize, Inc. “It has been an eventful year with an expanding and very talented staff – all deserving of this recognition.”

Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies, represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/5000.

Methodology

The 2010 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2006 to 2009. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by June 30, 2006. Additionally, they had to be based in the United States, privately held, for profit and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2009. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2006 is $80,000; the minimum for 2009 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. The top 10 percent of companies on the list constitute the Inc. 500, now in its 29th year.

About Inc. Magazine

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures LLC, Inc. (www.inc.com) is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. With a total paid circulation of 712,647, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology.

About Welocalize

Welocalize offers integrated globalization services for the fluid and rapid deployment of enterprise content and applications to international markets. In response to unique customer needs, we provide globalization consulting, translation, localization and testing solutions that manage risk, improve repeatability and ensure transfer of knowledge from project to project.

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.

welocalize lands spot on Inc. magazine list for 3rd straight year

Ranks No. 859 on the 2007 Inc. 5,000

Frederick, MD, September 11, 2007 – Inc. magazine ranked Welocalize No. 859 on its first-ever Inc. 5,000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the USA. With Three-Year Sales Growth of 404.7%, the company earned its third straight year on the Inc. list having placed in the Inc. 500 in both 2005 and 2006. Welocalize also ranked number 46 in this year’s Business Services category.

“The Inc. 5,000 provides the most comprehensive look ever at the most important part of the economy – the entrepreneurial part,” said Inc. 5,000 Project Manager Jim Melloan. “The expansion of the list has allowed us to tell the stories of larger companies, older companies, and a wealth of companies in industries like Manufacturing and Construction that are underreported in the business media.”

“We are thrilled to have made the list for a third straight year, especially among the expanded 5,000 rankings,” says E. Smith Yewell, CEO of Welocalize, Inc. “It has been an eventful year with an expanding and very talented staff – all deserving of this recognition.”

The 2007 Inc. 5,000, as revealed online at www.inc.com, reported median revenue of $9.4 million and median three-year growth of 140 percent. Complete information on this year’s Inc. 5,000, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.

Hottest Regions for Fastest-Growing Companie

Leading the list of the fastest-growing companies in the nation is the Midwest region with 1,046 of the fastest-growing companies, followed by the West with 884 companies. The Southeast comes in a close third, with 872 companies, followed by the Northeast with 782 companies, and the Mid-Atlantic region with 606 companies.

Hottest Industries for Fastest-Growing Business

The largest business category is Construction, with 561 of the fastest-growing companies in this category, followed by Manufacturing with 515 companies, IT services in third with 466 companies, Business Services with 377 companies and Advertising & Marketing with 349 companies round out the top five industries ranked on the 2007 Inc. 5,000.

Industries reporting the highest total revenue in 2006 are Construction ($27.1billion), Manufacturing ($18.6 billion), Health ($13.1 billion), Computers & Electronics ($12.7 billion) and Financial Services ($11.8 billion).

Methodology

The 2007 Inc. 5000 list measures revenue growth from 2003 through 2006. To qualify, companies had to be U.S.-based and privately held, independent – not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies – as of December 31, 2006, and have had at least $200,000 in revenue in 2003, and $2 million in 2006.

Companies can apply for next year’s Inc. 500 and Inc. 5,000 by registering with IncBizNet, the new social network for private companies that will launch this fall on Inc.com

About Welocalize

Welocalize offers integrated globalization services for the fluid and rapid deployment of enterprise content and applications to international markets. In response to unique customer needs, we provide globalization consulting, translation, localization and testing solutions that manage risk, improve repeatability and ensure transfer of knowledge from project to project.

Our clients include Autodesk, Inc.; Canon; Cisco Systems; Computer Associates; IBM; Microsoft; Sun; Symantec and Xerox. 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.

About Inc.com

Inc.com, the Daily Resource for Entrepreneurs, delivers advice, tools, breaking news, and rich multi-media to help business owners and CEOs start, run, and grow their businesses more successfully. Information and advice covering virtually every business and management task, including marketing, sales, finding capital, managing people can be found at www.inc.com.