1131 Companies

Best Translation Services Companies

Searching for the best translation companies on the web for your business? Here is a list of professional translation services by GoodFirms’ research team with client reviews. The translation service providers make it easier for businesses to deal with foreign language speaking clients with efficient translations fit into the required type of documents with appropriate fonts and spacing. The documents get QA scanned by two to three translators for accurate output. The translation business is huge and getting bigger every year resulting in better choices for all types of businesses. In need of one? GoodFirms is here to assist you with a rundown of best translation companies below:     

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List of Companies for Top translation Services in 2020

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Jinyu Translation
Professional Chinese Translator Company
1 Review
0 Video Review
0 Portfolio
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Jinyu Translation is a professional service provider focusing on Chinese translation, interpretation, travel guide and Chinese courses and so on. With rich experiences in converting all languages, we always bring the best for our customers.

NA
10 - 49
China
K&J Translations
Connecting the World
1 Review
0 Video Review
0 Portfolio
0 Q&A

K&J Translations is a dynamic, international team of professional and dedicated project managers who work with more than 200 translators from all over the world! Our most crucial values are good organization of the projects, top quality of the translations and the satisfaction of our customers. Therefore, we communicate with our clients quickly, effectively and always try to meet their expectations.

NA
50 - 249
Germany,
Slovenia
Mars Translation
Professional Translation Services
3 Reviews
0 Video Review
0 Portfolio
0 Q&A

Mars Translation is an international leader in the translation marketplace that offers a transparent, intuitive and cost-effective online portal to customers who need documents, web content, and video content translated guaranteeing high-quality and speed.

Haider Butt
Haider Butt, International Business Development Manager at CCJK Technologies
$25 - $49/hr
50 - 249
United States,
China
Absolute Interpreting & Translations
Crossing The language Barrier
1 Review
0 Video Review
0 Portfolio
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Absolute Interpreting and Translations Ltd is a leading UK based International Translation and Interpreting Company providing world class translation, interpreting, transcription, language and cultural consultancy services nationally and internationally. The Company employs over 1,2500 professional and qualified interpreters, translators, language and cultural advisors, consecutive interpreters, simultaneous conference interpreters, court interpreters who are providing professional expert translation, interpretation, transcription and langua... read more

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UK Software Company Ltd.
< $25/hr
10 - 49
United Kingdom
Interpreters and Translators, Inc.
Language solutions delivered
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iTi is an award winning multicultural language solution provider for a variety of industries including: healthcare, manufacturing, aerospace, education, government, legal, marketing, and corporations. From document translation services to in person interpreter services, iTi’s team prides themselves on quick response time, flexible and custom solutions, personal service with a smile and a ‘can do’ attitude. You have multilingual communication problems. We have solutions.

NA
10 - 49
United States
From-To LTD
Certified Translation Agency with ISO 17100
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Key things you should know about us: 1. We have been translating since 1998 and the market holds no more secrets from us. This translates into a text prepared with passion and professionalism, and, of course, peace of mind. 2. Our certification to ISO 17100 means we fulfil very strict quality requirements. 3. We are experienced in performing short translations for individual customers as well as complex projects for large companies and corporations. 4. Our translators have completed thousands of projects for customers from 60 countr... read more

NA
2 - 9
United Kingdom,
Poland
ITU Translation Services
Translations you can trust
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Founded by the need to provide a better service at an affordable rate. ITU was established in 2017 to provide document translation services with quick responses, accuracy and affordability while providing quick business solutions in Language Services to businesses and individuals. We are strategically Headquartered in Miami, FL, but servicing the world. Our office is capable of translating in many languages with quick turnaround time.  With a large staff of translators, each translator specializes in their native langu... read more

< $25/hr
2 - 9
United States
GTS Translations
Professional Translation Services You Can Trust
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GTS Translations is an international translation company. We provide translation of documents, website content and software products in over 60 languages. Main languages are French, Italian, German, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese and Japanese. We are an ISO 9001:2008 certified translation company.

$25 - $49/hr
10 - 49
United States,
Canada
webbingstone
webbingstone
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1 Portfolio
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Webbing Stone is a digital marketing agency in Egypt, We believe that Strength and growth of any business come only through continuous effort and struggle. Our services cover a wide range of industries Middle East, Africa, Canada and USA. So what is Digital Marketing! Digital marketing covers all marketing campaigns using an electronic device or the internet. Businesses exploit digital platforms to communicate with current and potential clients, such as search engines, social media, email and other websites.

< $25/hr
10 - 49
Egypt,
United States
Linguidoor Translation Services
We help you to go global and expand your business
12 Reviews
0 Video Review
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0 Q&A

Linguidoor is one of the fastest-growing Language service provider based in Berlin, Germany. We provide all-rounded and one-stop multilingual Language solutions which includes document translation, Website & Software Localization, Subtitling, Voice-Over, Transcription, Content creation and many more. We help you by providing professional services to develop a strong client base in your foreign markets and penetrate markets like in Asia, Europe and North America.  

$25 - $49/hr
10 - 49
Germany
Speakt

11. Speakt

Discover Human Translation
2 Reviews
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Speakt is a fast-growing online translation provider based in the United Kingdom. We are able to provide high-quality professional human translations of over 35 languages and over 2000 language pairs. Over the years, we have successfully built a technology platform with an extremely user-friendly interface that has placed us among the leading language solution portal providers around the globe.

Evi Tzouvanidou
Evi Tzouvanidou, Administrative Officer at Diavalkaniko
$25 - $49/hr
2 - 9
United Kingdom,
Greece
Translation AZ
Connecting Languages & People
2 Reviews
0 Video Review
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0 Q&A

Founded in May, 2009 in Florida, United States, Translation AZ is a fast-growing translation agency with offices in both USA and Europe. We have the knowledge, technology and resources required to provide accurate translations for business or personal use. Translation AZ agency provides certified translation for many fields like: corporate translation, legal translation, technical translation, website translation, medical translation and so on. The translation services offered are reliable and proficient and before being deli... read more

Iustina Ionascu
Iustina Ionascu, Editor In Chief at Valahia News English
NA
Freelancer
United States
CHL Localization
Translating communications into opportunities
4 Reviews
0 Video Review
0 Portfolio
0 Q&A

CHL Localization is an E-learning Localization company, an ISO 9001:2015; DNV & UKAS certified company offers end to end Localization and associated services. Starting with Internationalization/I18N Consulting to Linguistic Staffing our capabilities include Localization, Content Development & Management, Translation Memory & Terminology Management, Translation, Voice Over, Transcription, Subtitling, Interpretation & DTP. 200+ employees across 7 offices in Asia Pacific region (Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Malaysi... read more

shiwangi Vinay
shiwangi Vinay, Social Media Executive at Crystal Hues Ltd.
$100 - $149/hr
50 - 249
India
Tomedes

14. Tomedes

Smart Human Translations
1 Review
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Tomedes was founded on the principles of delivering accurate translations at affordable prices to clients around the world. Since our inception in 2007, we have become a key player in the translation sector on multiple continents. We now have offices in Asia and the United States in order to meet demand for our translation services. We embrace modern technology in the translation industry, while still valuing the role of human translators – machine translation is not yet accurate enough to match our high standards. Our evolutionar... read more

Morgan Beames
Morgan Beames, Solicitor at Robert Downey Lawyers
< $25/hr
50 - 249
United States,
Israel
Fsnlink Communications
It is offering high quality translation services
1 Review
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Fsnlink Communications is a certified translation agency offering high quality translation services from and into more than 20 (local and international) languages. 

Fatima Ineh
Fatima Ineh, Administrative Secretary at UNIVERSITE BILINGUE LIBRE DU TOGO
< $25/hr
2 - 9
Nigeria
Certified Translator Panama
Universal Services
1 Review
0 Video Review
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Certified Translator Panama provides professional translation and interpreting services. Our certified translators and interpreters provide language solutions to organizations, government bodies and individuals in Panama. Where you need us, we will be there. Certified Translator Panama shall make every effort to keep all documents and personal customer information absolutely confidential.

Rebecca Janet
Rebecca Janet, English as a Second Language Teacher at The Oxford School
< $25/hr
2 - 9
Panama
ASTA-USA

17. ASTA-USA

America’s Most Recognized Provider Since 1987
1 Review
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With international clients spread all over the world, there was a definite necessity to have mission-critical and often hugely complex documents translated. Contracts. Sales manuals. Presentations. You name it. Having tried various translation companies, he found the results to be less than satisfactory. This got him thinking: “I need a totally accurate, fast and reliable translation service. I’ll build one.” ASTA-USA was born. Today, we’re based in Cheyenne, Wyoming, with our international operations offices ... read more

$25 - $49/hr
250 - 999
United States
Elite Legal Translation Services
Provides High Quality Services
1 Review
0 Video Review
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We value your time! We are well known for our observation of deadline with a wide open eye on quality. We will help you get your translation at the time you need it.

< $25/hr
2 - 9
United Arab Emirates
Neoplus Translation
Empowering word solutions
1 Review
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Established in the year 2012, Neoplus Translation is a venture with a specific criterion wherein we provide the translation services in the pharmaceutical sector to the clients as per their requirements. Unlike other companies, our company believes in providing stellar services with an entire plethora of languages like Russian, Spanish and French. The facility of In-house translators is available in abovementioned languages and we also have a dedicated team which has an expertise in languages like Portuguese, Arabic, German, Polish, Czech, V... read more

$50 - $99/hr
10 - 49
India
Author Assists
Get Published in International Journals
1 Review
0 Video Review
0 Portfolio
0 Q&A

Author Assists was founded in the year 2004 with the prime objective of providing quality editorial and English language editing services to authors and scholars. For more than 15 years, our team has been committed to transforming the publishing industry by offering advanced content solutions to support authors in their publication journey. With a client-centric approach, we develop customized and effective editorial and digitization solutions to connect authors, scholars, and internationally recognized universities with each other. ... read more

Kunal Swami
Kunal Swami, Manager - Sales & Marketing at DataPierce Consulting
NA
2 - 9
United States,
South Korea
PoliLingua
Translation and Localization
1 Review
0 Video Review
0 Portfolio
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PoliLingua delivers translation, localization and managed language solutions for clients large and small; in the corporate, government and private sectors. Our project management teams offer a professional and friendly service as well as an in-depth understanding of the project requirements and respects client's deadlines and budgets. 

M
maurizio caggiano
< $25/hr
10 - 49
France,
Germany
Barnes, Thompson & Brown
Legal Translation Solutions
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Barnes, Thompson & Brown is a specialist provider of legal translation services in Australia. The company is able to meet tight deadlines in over 150 languages and is a trusted partner of legal practitioners in Australia, the US, and Europe. Their panel consists of skilled legal translators with experience in many areas of law.

NA
50 - 249
Australia
Prestige Network
Any Time Any Where Any Language
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Since 1991 we've been providing translation services to organisations across the commmercial and public sectors with uniquely sucessful ability to reduce costs and intergrate seamlessly with existing business process. Our expert translators and interpreters are  backed up by specialist project management teams with vast experience in all industries.

$25 - $49/hr
10 - 49
United Kingdom
AGATO Translation
translation, translation Jordan, interpretation
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Abu Ghazaleh certified translation office AGATO offers high-quality translation offered by highly-trained and qualified native language translators. A well-recognized and highly trusted translation office in Amman Jordan for decades. Certified translation office in Amman Jordan by NAATI, TOLES, MSP, MST, embassies and directories in Amman Jordan.

NA
50 - 249
Jordan
NovimedGROUP
Professional Medical Translations
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Novimed Group is a medical research and linguistics organization that serves and supports the work of companies and researchers around the world. We partner with healthcare, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and life-science institutions to better their patient research.

$25 - $49/hr
10 - 49
United States
CCJK Technologies
Enable Global E-Business
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CCJK is one of the most dominant translation services provider for corporate and personal use. We strive to maintain reasonable pricing in over 80 language pairs. With over thousands of native and industry-specific linguistics worldwide we ensure to work round the clock and provide fastest turnaround.

NA
50 - 249
United States
Ulatus

27. Ulatus

Localize to Globalize
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Ulatus empowers companies to communicate with their audiences in global markets in their native language. We offer innovative, timely, and cost-effective language solutions to global corporations exploring business opportunities in regional markets. We're among the 1% of translation companies in the world to be ISO 17100:2015 certified. This certification is only accredited to translation companies adhering to the stringent requirements essential for the delivery of quality translation, every single time.

NA
Freelancer
United States
Intetra800AfricanTranslators LTD
"We are Special"
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Founded in 2003, InteTra (Interpretation and Translation) 800 African Translators is registered as Intetra 800 African Languages Limited. It is one and the first of its kind and one of the world's most trusted translation and language services consultants. With office in Kenya, Intetra 800 African Translators provides translation and interpretation services in a wide range of specialized subject matter and related fields. We utilize advanced technologies, highly experienced, well-trained and qualified native Translators/Interpreters that co... read more

$25 - $49/hr
10000+
Kenya
24 Hour Translation
24 Hour Translation Services
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24 Hour Translation prides in being among the leading translation services provider. Our team consists of the skilled and certified professionals, having years of experience in serving clients with world-class solutions. Each translator in our team has successfully completed an extensive screening process so we can be sure that you are getting only the best value for your investments in our translation services.

NA
10 - 49
United States
Avo Translations
Expert Translation Agency Based in London
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The easy and fast way to get professional & high-quality translations of your documents, websites and more. Avo Translations is a London-based translation agency, and we work with a global team of native-speaking translators, offering translation services that are not only accurate but also authentic. For all type of translation services, get in touch with us now!

NA
Freelancer
United Kingdom
Intrawelt

31. Intrawelt

Translation Agency London
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As a dedicated translation agency, we tailor each national and international project specifically to our individual clients. Our process begins by selecting the best linguist for the job from our extensive database, home to a number of trusted suppliers specialising in a variety of sectors. With the added expertise of our project managers always at hand, our clients can be confident they’ll receive the very best translation service.

NA
10 - 49
United Kingdom
Vanan Translation
professional translation
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The translation is a firm resolution to get your message conveyed clearly to everyone across the globe. Thus, Vanan has served for almost 40300+ customers all across the globe, and it is still counting, At Vanan translation Services, we deliver with fast, accurate and affordable with the price starting from $17.5/page, where 86569 pages are translated within 59489 minutes into the target language. We are a member of the American Translation Association, and we offer services that adhere to ISO 9001:2015 Standard, and we stand unique by our L... read more

NA
50 - 249
United States
All Time Translate
24 Hours Translation Services
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Looking for translation provider who can translate files within 24 hours?, Well, we cover you with our reliable 24 hour translation. We translate all types of documents based on clients’ directives in fast turnaround time possible including 24 hours. We comply to this through our experienced team of translators who are knowledgeable and well-experienced in the translation process. We provide quick solutions to any translation hitches accurately. Our native linguists are 100% ready to accommodate urgent needs like 24hou... read more

NA
Freelancer
United States
Multilingual Connections
Your trusted global language solutions partner
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Since 2005, Multilingual Connections has been a trusted partner that helps clients connect with their global audience. We leverage our international team of professional linguists and the best industry technology to help you accomplish your business goals. We translate documents, websites and eLearning, transcribe audio and video, provide subtitles and voiceover to localize your video and offer phone interpretation services. We’re a woman-owned small business, and our certifications include WBENC, WBE, WOSB, EDWOSB and DBE. And of cour... read more

NA
10 - 49
United States
Transcription Service US
communication is not a barrier
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Transcription Service US is based on strong passion to deliver outstanding services to our customers. We bring a whole new level client satisfaction for every project. Our strength lies in our people who represent collaborative teamwork. Because of the sincere hope and honor that we receive from our valued clients, we are motivated to deliver the best quality services each day and strive harder to exceed their expectations.Our core features include incomparable professionalism, competitive rates, and optimum outcomes. We have a mission to be th... read more

NA
50 - 249
United States
Verbolabs

36. Verbolabs

Localize and Globalize
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Verbolabs is a Language service provider company in Bangalore. We provide services such as transcription, movie subtitling, content writing etc at reasonable rates. We make sure that every project whether big or small are completed before deadline. 

NA
2 - 9
India
Andiamo! Language Services Ltd
The Language Professionals
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Andiamo! was founded in 1988 and has been offering professional language services ever since.

NA
2 - 9
United Kingdom
ASSIST-NY

38. ASSIST-NY

ASSIST-NY
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Assist NY Translation Agency is a New York translation company serving New York City companies and individuals in their translation needs. We have the experience, technology and resources to translate any type of material intended for global and domestic markets.

NA
10 - 49
United States
Universal Translation Services
WE SOLVE ANY COMMUNICATION PROBLEM
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Universal Translation Services is a leading US translation company which provides full linguistic solutions for businesses and individuals alike at low rates. For businesses we provide document translation services and translation of software, apps and entire websites. For individuals looking to immigrate to the US we provide certified translation for all personal documents required by USCIS. Your birth certificate translation or the translation of your diploma will be delivered in 24 hours at only $20 per page. We are ATA certified and you can... read more

NA
2 - 9
United States
Education Translation Service
Online Education Translation Service
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  Education Translation is a tricky job. This not only involves translating reams and reams of paper but also translating them with utmost accuracy. With more and more trans- border education coming into the fray, Education translation services has been witnessing humungous rise in popularity that is not diminishing any time soon.

< $25/hr
50 - 249
United States
Alchemy Translation
Professional Translation services
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Alchemy Translation is committed to provide the most efficient and customer-focused services. We not only offer translation services but also provide linguistic solutions We have a team of native translators for translation, interpretation and localization services. The team consists of members who have proven expertise in the field of Translation, Interpretation, localization and education

$25 - $49/hr
2 - 9
India
Earth Lingua
We make the world speak your language
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  This is the largest city of Gujarat, India. It is the seventh largest city and earth largest metro city of India. It is ranked as third fastest growing city in the world. There are 3 main languages spoken in this city Guajarati, Hindi and English. Ahmedabad is well-equipped with alternate means of transportation, and gives easy and quick access to the latest technology and highly qualified linguistic professionals. Our distinguished linguistic firms of Ahmedabad have been serving efficiently and in a timely manner to thousands of disc... read more

$50 - $99/hr
10 - 49
India
FocusLingua
It's all about languages
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Focuslingua is one of India’s leading multilingual services providers and has been providing class-leading language translation services, interpreting services and other language services to clients across India and overseas from its Ahmedabad office since 2010. With wide range of language services, we offer complete language solutions which is handy indeed for many industries and mandatory in many cases as well. Our vision is to be one of the most successful and reliable translation agency and best language solutions provider in India... read more

$50 - $99/hr
10 - 49
India
PAL Translation
Your Language Companion
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An experienced team with a great vision has made us the biggest and the fastest growing translation agency in western India. We take pride in client retention. Majority of our business comes from our existing clients, who come back to us for our quality, pricing and services. We have worked with global companies such as Vodafone, which hired us to translate their mobile text message services in nine different languages. India's oldest children magazine, Chandamama, has partnered us to translate their books in 13 different ... read more

$50 - $99/hr
10 - 49
India
Shakti Enterprise
Break the Language barrier with Power of Clarity
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Based in India, shakti enterprise is a multilingual translation agency providing professional translation services in all the major Indian and foreign languages. With over 25 years of functioning, we add a wealth of experience in terms of translation expertise, technology and management, to your projects. Our long-standing commitment to quality, service, on-time delivery and fair pricing policy has made as one of the most trusted translation agency around.

< $25/hr
50 - 249
India
i Translation Zone
Translate anything anytime.
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iConic Translation World Pvt Ltd(Formerly i Translation Zone) is a leading professional document translation company offers high quality translation services in all major languages. iConic Translation World can handle all kind of legal, Medical, Technical, Software & Educational documents and provide high quality translation in English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Italian, Korean, Portuguese,Finnish, Indonesian, Turkish, Russian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Oriya, Punjabi, Assamese, Nepali, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, ... read more

$50 - $99/hr
10 - 49
India
Sandal Translation Services Ltd
Translation Services
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Sandal Translation Services (STS) is committed to provide quality translation and interpretation services in Calgary for businesses and individuals. We work with a global network of best professionals to provide language solutions.

< $25/hr
2 - 9
Canada
Worldwide Express Ltd
Don't just translate it, Express it!
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Canada's first online translation service provider specializing in fast paced, high quality document translation services. Our no frills online translation company allows us to keep prices low and quality high; making you the central focus

< $25/hr
10 - 49
Canada
Translation Agency Of Alberta
Translation and Localization
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Translation Agency of Alberta is a Canadian language service provider with physical offices in Calgary and Edmonton. You can order online or in person (no appointment required).

< $25/hr
2 - 9
Canada
Versatile Translation Services Inc
Translation and Localization
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Versatile Translation Services Inc. is a translation agency based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Our company is owned and operated by certified translators. We have first-hand experience with in-depth aspects of translation business, and this translates into efficient and effective service to our clients.

< $25/hr
2 - 9
Canada
Buyer’s Guide
What Is Translation?

Translation refers to the transference of written text from one language to another. The sole aim of this process is to communicate the original tone and intent of the note, taking into consideration the cultural, regional, and socio-political differences between source and target languages. The source language is the original language in which the document is written, whereas the target language indicates the resultant language in which the material needs to be translated.

What is the Difference Between Translation and Interpretation Services?
  • As discussed earlier, translation deals with the conversion of written documents such as brochures, signs, books, websites, etc. On the contrary, interpretation deals with the interpretation of spoken words from the source language to the target language. 
  • A translator is paid either per word, per hour, or on per-page basis, while an interpreter charges by the hour or by the day.
  • Generally, translation projects are not required to deliver instantaneously; hence the translators get time to use added accessories such as dictionaries, grammar tools, etc. However, an interpreter needs to be extremely attentive as they need to listen and interpret simultaneously in unison with the original speech.
What Are the Different Types of Translation Services?

Due to globalization, the need for translating texts into multiple languages has increased drastically. There are mainly five types of translation services required by different industries. They are:

1. Legal Translation:

Legal translation focuses on different types of legal documents like summons and warrants, registration certificates, corporate statutes, and remittance drafts, court proceedings, etc. The best translation company recognizes the numerous underlying contexts of the reports along with the intended socio-cultural aspects and the politico-legal aspects. This is essential to make the document legible by the recipient party.  Hiring expert legal translation services providers can help the client create an error-free and reliable legal text. Translators must know the industry-specific jargon, as simply replacing a word with another or even a word for word translation can completely change the meaning and the tone of the document. Moreover, since these texts are considered as binding in the eyes of the law, a simple error or mistranslation can render the entire translation untrustworthy and useless.

2. Medical Translation:

Medical Translation deals with scripts associated with the healthcare territory. For instance, medicine labels, instructions, clinical paperwork, research papers, patient records, and reports, etc. Medical document translation is essential for medical practitioners to efficiently deliver the necessary treatment to the patients communicating another language. It also plays a vital role while reviewing medical histories of the ailing to provide them an accurate and safe medical service. Professional translation services help build a bridge between the doctors and their patients by interpreting the result charts as well as any undertaking that the sufferer might have to sign. Medical translation services also come handy when someone traveling to another country falls ill since the hospital can translate documents explaining the patient’s discomfort and promptly start the treatment. Besides, certified translation solutions can help prevent life-threatening mistakes in allotting medication dosages and prescriptions. Hence, it is imperative that the translation services providers are experienced and thorough in the process as well as possess the knowledge of the medical terminology.

3. Technical Translation:

Technical translation refers to the translation of product manuals, user guides, instruction materials, help texts, training booklets, etc. for the manufacturing, engineering or development fields. While dealing with technical content, translation service companies must possess a good understanding of the subject matter as it requires the interpretation of technical terms. Moreover, technical translation is complicated and requires the utmost attention since a minute error may result in manufacturing defects or system shutdowns. Hence, the translator must know the specialized terminologies related to the field in both the source and the target languages. While selecting a professional translation company, businesses must analyze their proficiency in their particular industry as well as make them understand the company's goals, their tone, and the overall industry guidelines. 

4. Financial Translation:

In simpler words, financial translations manage documents related to the finances, economy, and banking, etc. such as bank records and audits, account statements,  ledger books, bonds, equities, etc. Since different countries have separate guidelines relating to formatting, numbering, and financial lingo, businesses must opt for a solution that provides universal translation services. Partner up with a professional translator who possesses the knowledge of the economic vocabulary and phrases as well as signs corporate non-disclosure agreements (NDA) to warrant the confidentiality of your documents. The translation company should be up-to-day with the newest financial instruments and innovative concepts established in the market daily. Moreover, it is imperative to pay attention to the fluctuating currency values and exchange rates.

5. Literary Translation:

Literary translation involves the translation of literary texts such as poems, prose, drama, novels, etc. It is a more complex form of translation as it deals with the expressions and emotions of the writer as well as the characters portrayed in the article. The translator needs to express the correct tone of the text, whether it is happiness, sadness, humor, etc. Moreover, they need to correctly depict the figures of speeches intended, such as alliteration, hyperbole, simile, etc. It is also essential to stay true to the literary style of the author. They need to portray the number of connotations associated with each phrase and maintain the nuance of the text.

Which Are the Most Crucial Problems Faced During Translation?

The following are the top challenges in translation faced by language specialists:

1. Idioms and Phrases:

Translating idioms and phrases from one language to another can be extremely complicated since it needs to be compliant with the target language. Idioms and phrases often mean an entirely different thing even in the source language. Therefore, translating it for word to word can result in a baffling statement. For instance, the idiom "raining cats and dogs" explains that it is raining heavily. Translating this phrase accurately to another language will not depict the exact expression.

2. Compound Words:

Compound words refer to a combination of multiple words that has an entirely different meaning. Translating a compound word by individually interpreting each segment can result in an incorrect definition. For example, consider the word "throwback," which means "to have characteristics of a former time." It comprises the terms throw and back, if individually translated, do not indicate the same thing.

3. Accuracy:

Different languages have different accuracy levels. This means that one language can have one word to describe a particular thing, whereas the other language can have many terms to describe that specific object. For instance, the people of the Inuit region of Canada have 20 different words to describe "snow." Hence to correctly denote the essence of a text, translators must adopt the accurate wordings.

4. Names and Titles:

There is an ongoing debate amongst translation providers on whether to translate the names and titles or not.  It depends on the way each country/language identifies the term. Consider Canada, which has both English and French-speaking communities. There the English name of the states is not translated in French and instead are just pronounced that way. Whereas, ‘Ivory Coast’, a country in West Africa is called ‘Cote d'Ivoire’ in French. To tackle this issue, the certified translation services constantly refresh their understanding of the source and target language to deliver an optimal result.

5. Cultural Relevance:

Cultural issues arise from the difference in cultural values, such as names of food, festival, etc. To eliminate this problem, translation companies need to localize their solutions. To cite an instance, the majority of the world follows the DD/MM/YYYY pattern to write the date. Meanwhile, the USA employs the MM/DD/YYYY pattern. This can cause confusion while dealing with deadlines and time-restricted projects.

How to Resolve Frequent Translation Complications?

The translators must keep in mind the following points to avoid the above-mentioned translation mistakes:

1. Avoid Translating Word for Word:

Translation projects demand that the translated document reflects the contextual meaning of the original text in an accurate sense. However, translators must avoid literal translations. Word to word translation may produce more gibberish than fulfilling the actual purpose. Since every single language possesses its unique syntax style, verb placement, sentence construction, etc. word to word translation can confuse. For example, translating the phrase "Handwashing Recommended" word for word in French gives "Il se conseille de se laver les mains," which means "It is advised to wash their hands." Whereas, it should have been "Il se conseille de lavage à la main." Another instance is that in the German language, the word motherland does not exist, and instead, fatherland represents the actual feeling.

2. Watch Out For Incorrect Tone:

Every text holds a specific technique of documentation. However, if the translators are unfamiliar with the authentic style, the translated document could be extremely faulty. To cite an instance, UK-based HSBC Holdings' previous tagline was "Assume Nothing." However, when interpreted, it became "Do Nothing" in many countries, contradicting the campaigns' goal completely. Moreover, the tone of a legal document entirely differs from a medical transcript or even an advertisement. It is therefore vital to comprehend the nuances of different languages to do justice to the text. Certain words may depict contradictory meanings like the English word "strike," which means to hit as well as to miss. Translation companies must communicate with their clients to understand what message they wish to deliver to their audience. This brings us to the next critical translation mistake.

3. Maintain Effective Communication:

Both the translation service provider and the client need to build an open communication channel to obtain the desired result. The client end needs to be transparent regarding their requirements, targeted market/audience, as well as industry guidelines (if any). Meanwhile, the translation service companies need to outline their translation procedure, expertise, experience, along with specific tools employed by them. The recipient must also provide information regarding the tone of the company, corporate identity, etc. Lack of communication can lead to complications like inaccurate layout, no attention to detail, improper checks, etc. These errors can also cause difficulty for prospects to understand and interact with the business, limiting customer engagement, or even impacting loyalty.

What Are the Benefits of Hiring a Translation Service Provider?

Getting assistance from certified translation services can bring in several benefits in a business:

1. Access to Experienced Translators

By subcontracting the translation requirements, the translation partner ensures that a qualified native translator manages the process. Companies can pick the right language translator from the vast pool of available candidates. These candidates possess experience in the relevant field and can maintain the authenticity of the work while optimizing the entire interpretation process.

2. Meeting Deadlines

A professional language translation company is dedicated to decreasing the turnaround time of the translation process. By building a steady communication channel, the professional translators can timely receive critical recommendations and feedback. These experts can promptly resolve any errors and work on the suggestions to deliver an accurate translation of the document within the pre-decided time period.

3. Cost-Effective

Correcting translation errors in the later stage can be extremely costly and time-consuming. However, with the assistance of online translation service providers, service seekers can gain the freedom to analyze and shortlist the right candidate within their budget. Moreover, they can reap the benefits of the professional tools and software used by the translation services company and attain high-quality translation solutions.

4. Aids Business Expansion

When planning on expanding brands and products in different countries, companies must localize their solutions to reach their targeted audience better. This can be achieved by hiring the best translation company that can convert websites, product manuals, advertisements, etc. in the regional language. Dedicated translation solutions can also handle the intricacies of the source and target language and can aptly handle cultural and local influences.

5. Manage Extensive Workload

Businesses may require to translate large volumes of documents from one language to multiple languages. Language translation companies can manage these massive workloads efficiently since they have teams of experts working with them. These experts can help streamline business translation solutions.

What Questions Should You Ask Before Partnering With a Translation Service Company?

Organizations seeking translation solutions must ask the following questions before finalizing the deal with a language translation company.

How Do You Decide Upon the Cost of Translation Projects?

Different translation companies have distinct payment structures. The charges are calculated per-word or per-document. The translation service provider may charge for the project on the basis of either source word or target word. Translating texts from one language to another can cause a change in the number of words, resulting in fluctuation of the final cost. It is advisable to decide on the payment terms in advance to avoid any confusion or conflicts in the future. 

Do You Offer Proofreading Services?

Proofreading is an essential part of translation solutions. This ensures that the final document is error-free and maintains the tone of the original paper. Having a thorough proofreading service helps eliminate any flaws that were previously missed. Certain translation services providers offer proofreading services at an added price. Be advised to inquire about the cumulative cost of the entire solution.

Do You Have Any Certification?

While sorting for the best translation company, it is imperative to ensure that the service provider follows a high level of quality control. There are a few certifications that can testify the excellence of the company, such as ISO 13485:2016, ISO 9001:2015, and ISO 17100:2015 certifications.

GoodFirms Research Process:

The numerous advantages of incorporating translation solutions have inspired organizations to hire the best translation company or top online freelance translators who can efficiently and accurately convey unique business ideas and proposals for global clients. Therefore, it is vital to explore and assess the above list and find the ideal translation services company for the success of your translation project.

The companies that received a rank in the above list underwent investigation based on GoodFirms' exclusive research methodology that considers various qualitative and quantitative determinants. These featured professional translation companies have been identified based on their portfolio, market penetration, experience, domain expertise, as well as support service. The other valuable parameter considered by the expert research team is the reviews and recommendations offered by the prior clients highlighting the high-points of the service provider. After a thorough analysis, our critics found that the above-mentioned translation companies provide unmatched solutions to clients worldwide.

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