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2019 Regional Rankings of Top LSPs

LSPs that Grew the Most from 2017 to 2018

Thousands of language service providers around the globe work with hundreds of thousands of professional linguists to deliver translation, interpreting, and localization to organizations and individuals. This active and growing global industry accounts for US$46.52 billion in revenue.

Our recent comprehensive annual report on the state of the language services industry revealed the 100 largest suppliers worldwide, as well as the top language service providers in eight regions of the world. 

The eight tables below present the largest providers in each region for 2018. The two-letter country codes for HQ Country correspond to ISO 3166-1.

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Rank Company HQ 2018 Revenue in USD (millions) Number of FTEs Offices Status
1 Appen AU 272.40 521 9 Public
2 Pactera CN

100.00

2,350 33 Private
3 Honyaku Center JP 95.78 335 4 Public
4 President Translation Service TW 78.84 405 8 Private
5 Verztec SG 41.97 395 10 Private
6 CSOFT CN 38.87 400 11 Private
7 YAMAGATA Group JP 36.08 350 26 Private
8 Crestec JP 34.71 1,637 32 Public
9 Sunyu Transphere CN 29.54 650 7 Private
10 Rozetta JP 26.36 120 1 Public
11 Sichuan Lan-Bridge Communications CN 22.56 560 18 Private
12 EC Innovations CN 20.80 373 11 Private
13 Straker Translations NZ 16.96 122 10 Public
14 LanguageLoop AU 16.43 30 1 Government-owned
15 WordTech International CN 15.90 136 5 Private
16 Crimson Interactive  IN 15.19 401 5 Private
17 Chizai JP 13.45 82 2 Private
18 Angel Translation HK 12.56 207 37 Private
19 Human Science Co. JP 10.90 118 3 Private
20 Linguitronics TW 10.01 176 2 Private
21 MGS Language Services IL 9.75 60 1 Division/Subsidiary
22 HansemEUG KR 9.01 150 4 Private
23 Master Translation Services CN 6.70 90 6 Private
24 Tarjama AE 6.38 130 5 Private
25 Andovar SG 5.50 92 5 Private
26 E4NET KR 4.55 45 2 Private
27 Prolangs KR 4.53 40   Private
28 Beijing Foryou Data Technology CN 3.87 70 4 Private
29 LocaTran Translations CN 3.79 35 2 Private
30 Talking China CN 3.40 57 5 Private
31 ES Localization Services TR 3.13 44 2 Private
32 ezispeak AU 2.86 7 3 Private
33 Valuepoint Knowledgeworks IN 2.30 120 4 Private
34 iLen Technology CN 2.14 60 3 Private
35 HM Language Services HK 2.11 10 1 Division/Subsidiary

Note: a correction notice for Tradutec can be found here

Rank Company HQ 2018 Revenue in USD (millions) Number of FTEs Offices Status
1 Amplexor LU 180.24 2,014 40 Division/Subsidiary
2 STAR Group CH

180.01

1,020 55 Private
3 Acolad FR 138.19 820 24 Private
4 Ubiqus FR 86.88 600 9 Private
5 KERN DE 56.34 275 58 Private
6 Livewords NL 43.82 152 3 Private
7 Apostroph DE 27.27 110 8 Private
8 Janus Worldwide AT 23.60 346 12 Private
9 24translate DE 20.88 150 6 Private
10 NLG DE 18.70 120 5 Private
11 Transline DE 18.52 130 5 Private
12 itl Institut für Technische Literatur DE 14.17 105 7 Private
13 mt-g medical translation DE 14.09 78 2 Private
14 Diction CH 12.07 97 3 Private
15 Fasttranslator.com NL 10.66 57 5 Private
16 Tolingo DE 9.69 60 2 Private
17 Kaleidoscope AT 8.86 48 2 Private
18 Powerling FR 8.59 41 5 Private
19 LANDEXX DE 7.96 63 9 Private
20 Tetras DE 7.61 95 5 Private
21 Leinhäuser DE 7.40 52 1 Private
22 Stoquart BE 6.77 68 5 Private
23 text & form DE 6.16 29 2 Private
24 TALK Finance LU 5.72 43 2 Private
25

Toptranslation

DE 5.43 40 3 Private
26 InPuzzle FR 5.24 51 2 Private
27 German Translation Network DE 4.72 43 5 Private
28 Rheinschrift Language Services DE 4.40 55 2 Private
29 TransMission Űbersetzungen DE 4.15 30 1 Private
30 Enssner Zeitgeist Translations DE 3.70 11 1 Private
31 Gemino DE 3.62 45 2 Private
32 Lexcelera FR 3.59 20 4 Private
33 Global textware NL 3.58 27 1 Private
34 Euro-Com International NL 3.19 30 2 Private
35 MEINRAD AT 3.18 22.5 2 Private
36 dhaxley Translations BE 3.10 17 2 Private
37 cApStAn BE 3.09 21 2 Division/Subsidiary
38 Mastervoice BE 3.06 4 1 Private
39 Allround Service DE 2.62 7.5 1 Private
40 Attached Language Intelligence NL 2.56 19 1 Private
 
Rank Company HQ 2018 Revenue in USD (millions) Number of FTEs Offices Status
1 SDL GB 431.67 4,100 59 Public
2 RWS Holdings GB

394.02

2,459 30 Public
3 translate plus GB 300.42 200 40 Subsidiary
4 Keywords Studios IE 296.23 5,500 50 Public
5 Hogarth Worldwide GB 260.00 4,000 28 Private
6 Semantix SE 113.95 328 11 Private
7 thebigword GB 99.18 484 13 Private
8 Languagewire DK 71.32 350 17 Private
9 Språkservice Sverige SE 48.42 150 2 Private
10 Transvoice Sweden SE 31.83 140 3 Private
11 LocalEyes IE 29.53 160 10 Private
12 ZOO Digital  GB 28.55 208 4 Public
13 Alpha CRC GB 24.30 485 20 Private
14 Nordisk Undertext SE 19.60 25 2 Private
15 Language Connect GB 14.87 75 3 Subsidiary
16 Lingsoft FI 14.71 80 3 Private
17 Lingo24 GB 14.35 167 6 Private
18 Sandberg Translation Partners GB 10.26 127 5 Private
19 Iota Localisation Services IE 9.72 20 2 Private
20 TranslateMedia GB 9.27 80 5 Private
21 Tilde LV 6.75 144 3 Private
22 Global Lingo GB 6.22 47 4 Private
23 World Translation DK 5.89 40 1 Private
24 Delingua Oy FI 5.69 20 1 Private
25 XTM GB 5.56 106 5 Private
26 Wolfestone GB 5.42 45 2 Private
27 Locaria GB 4.67 35 3 Private
28 AdHoc Translations DK 4.25 31 9 Private
29 ALM Translations GB 3.53 23 3 Private
30 Synergium SE 3.46 67 5 Private
 
Rank Company HQ 2018 Revenue in USD (millions) Number of FTEs Offices Status
1 LOGOS GROUP IT 54.50 217 10 Private
2 SeproTec ES

43.32

338 13 Private
3 OFILINGUA ES 9.70 200 2 Private
4 CPSL ES 9.16 55 4 Private
5 Linguaserve ES 8.22 62 2 Private
6 Montero Traducciones ES 6.44 49 1 Private
7 Iolar SI 5.02 44 5 Private
8 Mc LEHM ES 4.96 21 1 Private
9 Aglatech14 Spa IT 4.92

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Private
10 Treeloc ES 4.85 41 1 Private
11 iDISC ES 4.53 45 5 Private
12 Omnia IT 4.25 31 3 Private
13 ORCO GR 3.7 35 1 Private
14 ARKADIA TRANSLATIONS IT 3.31 19 2 Private
15 PSG Translations IT 2.63 22 2 Private
16 Traducta PT 2.55 23 2 Private
17 Ciklopea HR 2.23 26 3 Private
18 Word Works ES 2.12 15 1 Private
19 OneDocument ES 1.81 11 0 Private
20 Vertere IT 1.80 8 2 Private
Rank Company HQ 2018 Revenue in USD (millions) Number of FTEs Offices Status
1 Skrivanek CZ 24.92 325 45 Private
2 AWATERA RU 21.57 320 6 Private
3 Argos Multilingual PL 21.00 120 2 Private
4 EGO Translating Company RU 12.09 280 5 Private
5 Summa Linguae PL 11.94 136 7 Public
6 TransLink RU 8.21 180 8 Private
7 TLS RU 7.58 190 10 Private
8 Neotech RU 6.93 181 4 Private
9 altalingua RO 5.00 35 2 Private
10 ZELENKA Czech Republic CZ 4.42 38 1 Private
11 LIDEX PL 4.40 71 4 Private
12 Aspena CZ 4.33 55 5 Private
13 Prof Lingva RU 4.00 47 5 Private
14 Logrus Bohemia CZ 3.25 85 4 Private
15 Studio Gambit PL 3.12 64 1 Private
16 ProfPerevod RU 2.98 45 4 Private
17 Literra RU 2.72 62 4 Private
18 GET IT PL 2.67 35 1 Private
19 KONTEKST PL 2.61 44 1 Private
20 Techinput RU 2.59 42 4 Private
21 Translata SK 2.56 30 1 Private
22 Allcorrect Group RU 2.50 56 1 Private
23 exe SK 2.46 23 3 Division/ Subsidiary
24 AKM Translations RU 2.24 40 6 Private
25 Russian Translation Company RU 2.22 38 1 Private
Rank Company HQ 2018 Revenue in USD (millions) Number of FTEs Offices Status
1 TransPerfect US 705.76 4,342 99 Private
2 Lionbridge US 647.00 6,550 46 Private
3 LanguageLine Solutions US 480.00 10,500 364 Division/ Subsidiary
4 Welocalize US 227.00 1,500 18 Private
5 Translation Bureau CA 153.23 1,154 10 Government-owned
6 CyraCom US 147.00 2,514 11 Private
7 United Language Group US 90.00 490 8 Private
8 Stratus Video US 56.37 800 2 Private
9 Morningside Translations US 48.71 170 7 Private
10 Certified Languages International US 41.39 171 2 Private
11 Akorbi US 39.30 550 10 Private
12 Versacom CA 19.30 239 1 Private
13 TRSB CA 18.42 208 1 Private
14 Interpreters Unlimited US 15.78 51 5 Private
15 Interpreting Services International US 15.40 53 3 Private
16 MasterWord Services US 13.72 95 0 Private
17 Propio Language Services US 12.50 34 1 Private
18 Geneva Worldwide US 12.01 38 1 Private
19 e2f US 10.30 260 8 Private
20 MediaLocate US 10.20 43 4 Private
21 Dynamic Language Center US 10.16 51 1 Private
22 Ingenuiti US 9.87 115 6 Private
23 American Sign Language Services US 9.26 78 3 Private
24 The Language Banc US 8.70 590 3 Private
25 American Language Services US 8.25 29 15 Private
26 1-Stop Asia US 7.66 257 14 Private
27 The Language Group US 7.50 26 1 Private
28 ITC Global Translations US 7.20 50 3 Private
29 Continental Interpreting Services US 5.74 18 1 Private
30 Logrus IT US 5.70 130 6 Private
 
Rank Company HQ 2018 Revenue in USD (millions) Number of FTEs Offices Status
1 Translation Back Office AR 4.30 88 4 Private
2 Bilingual LS PE 3.47 145 2 Private
3 Korn Translations BR 2.49 52 1 Private
4 RoundTable Studio UY 2.44 43 2 Private
5 Terra Translations AR 2.23 44 2 Private
6 Directum Translations MX 2.17 41 2 Private
7 GoGlobal AR 1.95 18 1 Private
8 Win & Winnow AR 1.92 23 4 Private
9 Precisa Traducciones MX 1.82 35 3 Private
10 Baquero Translation AR 1.34 9 1 Private
 
Rank Company HQ 2018 Revenue in USD (millions) Number of FTEs Offices Status
1 Arabize EG 1.65 92 2 Private
2 eLocalize for Technology EG 1.38 104 2 Private
3 Folio Group ZA 1.08 10 1 Private

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