Monday, 19 March 2012

The world's top 35 language service providers

This information will primarily be of use to translators and other language professionals. The table below provides a list of the top 35 language service providers, and was prepared by Nataly Kelly and Robert G Stewart of Common Sense Advisory and appears in their report 'Language Services Market: 2010'. The data takes into account projections for the next five years.




Company
HQ Country
2009 Revenue in US$M
Employees
Offices
Status
1
HP ACG
FR
457.00
4180
26
Public
2
McNeil Technologies, Inc.
US
404.70
7750
21
Private
3
Lionbridge Technologies
US
389.25
4200
26
Public
4
Language Line Holdings
US
298.93
5000
10
Private
5
SDL
UK
269.18
1991
56
Public
6
TransPerfect / Translations.com
US
221.50
1055
57
Private
7
L-3 Linguist Operations & Technical Support
US
190.50
842
1
Public
8
Manpower, Inc.
US
125.00
410
12
Public
9
SOS International Ltd.
US
120.00
1200
6
Private
10
euroscript International S.A.
LU
117.99
1297
30
Private
11
RWS Holdings PLC
UK
85.80
476
12
Public
12
thebigword Group
UK
54.71
370
9
Private
13
CLS Communication AG
CH
51.91
600
19
Private
14
Logos Group
IT
50.38
115
7
Private
15
Welocalize, Inc.
US
50.30
367
9
Private
16
Honyaku Center Inc.
JP
45.70
206
7
Public
17
Moravia Worldwide
CZ
42.60
430
11
Private
18
AAC Global Corporation
FI
41.81
400
17
Public
19
Semantix AB
SE
41.37
166
12
Private
20
Skrivanek Group
CZ
34.30
400
53
Private
21
Cyracom International, Inc.
US
34.00
407
4
Private
22
hiSoft Technology International Ltd.
ZH
33.90
4500
16
Private
23
Crestec, Inc.
JP
33.55
357
13
Private
24
Jonckers Translation & Engineering s.a.
BE
32.91
225
12
Private
25
Merrill-Brink International
US
30.02
100
10
Private
26
KERN AG
DE
29.89
129
42
Private
27
CBG Konsult AB
SE
28.01
180
9
Private
28
VistaTEC Ltd.
IE
26.33
102
5
Private
29
SeproTec Multilingual Solutions
ES
23.46
350
16
Private
30
CSOFT
ZH
22.60
450
9
Private
31
Ishida Taiseisha Inc.
JP
22.36
165
30
Private
32
Language Services Associates
US
22.00
150
3
Private
33
Pacific Interpreters
US
21.90
220
4
Private
34
Telelingua International
BE
20.02
145
6
Private
35
Språkservice Sverige AB
SE
18.30
35
2
Private