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The Largest Language Service Providers: 2019

50-Question Survey | Proprietary Methodology | 150+ Datapoints | 193 Ranked Companies | 7 In-Depth Reports 

The global market for outsourced language services and technology will reach US$49.6 billion in 2019, according to CSA Research’s 15th annual independent study. Based on verified and validated 2018 revenues, the following providers are the largest 100 LSPs in the world.
 

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The Top 100 Language Service Providers: 2019

Note:  A correction notice can be found for TRADUTEC here

 

Rank Company HQ 2018 Revenue in USD (millions) Number of FTEs Offices
1 TransPerfect US $705.76 4,342 99
2 Lionbridge US $647.00 6,550 46
3 LanguageLine Solutions US $480.00 10,500 364
4 SDL GB $431.67 4,100 59
5 RWS Holdings GB $394.02 2,459 30
6 translate plus GB $300.42 200 40
7 Keywords Studios IE $296.23 5,500 50
8 Appen AU $272.40 521 9
9 Hogarth Worldwide GB $260.00 4,000 28
10 Welocalize US $227.00 1,500 18
11 Amplexor LU $180.24 2,014 40
12 STAR Group CH $180.01 1,020 55
13 Translation Bureau CA $153.23 1,154 10
14 CyraCom US $147.00 2,514 11
15 Acolad FR $138.19 820 25
16 Semantix SE $113.95 328 11
17 Pactera CN $100.00 2,350 33
18 thebigword GB $99.18 484 13
19 Honyaku Center JP $95.78 335 4
20 United Language Group US $90.00 490 8
21 Ubiqus FR $86.88 600 9
22 President Translation Service TW $78.84 405 8
23 Languagewire DK $71.32 350 17
24 Stratus Video US $56.37 800 2
25 KERN  DE $56.34 275 58
26 LOGOS GROUP IT $54.50 217 10
27 Morningside Translations US $48.71 170 7
28 Språkservice Sverige SE $48.42 150 2
29 Livewords NL $43.82 152 3
30 SeproTec ES $43.32 338 13
31 Verztec SG $41.97 395 10
32 Certified Languages International US $41.39 171 2
33 Akorbi US $39.30 550 10
34 CSOFT CN $38.87 400 11
35 YAMAGATA Group JP $36.08 350 26
36 Crestec JP $34.71 1,637 32
37 Transvoice Sweden SE $31.83 140 3
38 Sunyu Transphere CN $29.54 650 7
39 LocalEyes IE $29.53 160 10
40 ZOO Digital GB $28.55 208 4
41 Apostroph Group DE $27.27 110 8
42 Rozetta JP $26.36 120 1
43 Skrivanek CZ $24.92 325 45
44 Alpha CRC GB $24.30 485 20
45 Janus Worldwide AT $23.60 346 12
46 Sichuan Lan-Bridge Communications CN $22.56 560 18
47 AWATERA RU $21.57 320 6
48 Argos Multilingual PL $21.00 120 2
49 24translate DE $20.88 150 6
50 EC Innovations CN $20.80 373 11
51 Nordisk Undertext SE $19.60 25 2
52 Versacom CA $19.30 239 1
53 NLG DE $18.70 120 5
54 Transline DE $18.52 130 5
55 TRSB CA $18.42 208 1
56 Straker Translations NZ $16.96 122 10
57 LanguageLoop AU $16.43 30 1
58 WordTech International CN $15.90 136 5
59 Interpreters Unlimited US $15.78 51 5
60 Interpreting Services International US $15.40 53 3
61 Crimson Interactive  IN $15.19 401 5
62 Language Connect GB $14.87 75 3
63 Lingsoft FI $14.71 80 3
64 Lingo24 GB $14.35 167 6
65 itl Institut für Technische Literatur DE $14.17 105 7
66 mt-g medical translation DE $14.09 78 2
67 MasterWord Services US $13.72 95 6
68 Chizai JP $13.45 82 2
69 Angel Translation HK $12.56 207 37
70 Propio Language Services US $12.50 34 1
71 EGO Translating Company RU $12.09 280 5
72 Diction  CH $12.07 97 3
73 Geneva Worldwide US $12.01 38 1
74 Summa Linguae PL $11.94 136 7
75 Human Science Co. JP $10.90 118 3
76 Fasttranslator.com NL $10.66 57 5
77 e2f US $10.30 260 8
78 Sandberg Translation Partners GB $10.26 127 5
79 MediaLocate US $10.20 43 4
80 Dynamic Language Center US $10.16 51 1
81 Linguitronics TW $10.01 176 2
82 Ingenuiti US $9.87 115 6
83 MGS Language Services IL $9.75 60 1
84 Iota Localisation Services IE $9.72 20 2
85 OFILINGUA ES $9.70 200 2
86 Tolingo DE $9.69 60 2
87 TranslateMedia GB $9.27 80 5
88 American Sign Language Services US $9.26 78 3
89 CPSL ES $9.16 55 4
90 HansemEUG KR $9.01 150 4
91 Kaleidoscope AT $8.86 48 2
92 The Language Banc US $8.70 590 3
93 Powerling FR $8.59 41 5
94 American Language Services US $8.25 29 15
95 Linguaserve ES $8.22 62 2
96 TransLink RU $8.21 180 8
97 LANDEXX DE $7.96 63 9
98 1-Stop Asia US $7.66 257 14
99 Tetras DE $7.61 95 5
100 TLS RU $7.58 190 10