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Morningside acquires Net-Translators
Morningside Translations, a provider of language services, has acquired life sciences specialist Net-Translators Ltd., and provides translation, localization and multilingual testing services in over 60 languages.
Morningside Translations www.morningtrans.com
Net-Translators Ltd. www.net-translators.com
Semantix rebrands
Semantix, a Nordic region language service provider, has carried out a major rebranding, including a new brand platform, visual identity and implementation of a digital customer experience.
Semantix www.semantix.com
t’works acquires text&form
t’works GmbH, a language and translation services provider, has acquired text&form GmbH, a translation, localization and SAP language consultancy services company. text&form will continue to operate independently under current management and maintain its brand.
t’works GmbH http://fdbx.de/tworks
text&form GmbH www.textform.com
SeproTec awarded service contracts
SeproTec Multilingual Solutions has been awarded three contracts: projects tendered by the European Asylum Support Office for the provision of interpreting and cultural mediation services; interpreting and cultural mediation services in Greece for reception and identification services; and translation and interpreting services for the Spanish police forces in 11 autonomous communities.
SeproTec Multilingual Solutions www.seprotec.com
Alpha Translation relocates
Alpha Translation Service GmbH, specializing in German marketing and technical translation services, has relocated its production center in Berlin, Germany.
Alpha Translation Service GmbH https://alphatranslation.com
Language Transactions
Michael Klinger has formed a new company, Language Transactions, intended to help owners of language businesses either buy or sell a business. The new business was created to handle the increased volume of inquiries from the language brokerage service formerly covered by Anzu Global.
Language Transactions https://languagetransactions.com/

People

Recent industry hires

  • Anzu Global LLC, a globalization staffing services company, has hired Sheena Makhecha as a new account manager for its West Coast staffing services.
Anzu Global LLC www.anzuglobal.com
  • Unbabel, provider of an AI-powered, human-refined customer service translation platform, has hired Alon Lavie as vice president of language technologies.
  • Team leader Sebastian Langner of mt-g medical translation GmbH & Co. KG, a provider of language services, has become head of development and technologies.

mt-g medical translation GmbH & Co. KG www.mt-g.com

Products and Services
Plunet BusinessManager 7.4
Plunet GmbH, a provider of business management software for translation services and agencies, has released Plunet BusinessManager 7.4. New features include intuitive workflow management, a direct integration with SDL Trados GroupShare and a new module for confidential projects.
Plunet GmbH www.plunet.com
Internationalization self-paced eLearning
i18N Inc., a provider of internationalization training, consulting and on-site development, has transformed its All About Internationalization workshop into a self-paced eLearning format for use with employee onboarding or to refresh the knowledge of seasoned developers.
i18N Inc. www.i18n.ca
AppTek enhances subtitling capabilities
AppTek, a speech recognition company, has enhanced its language technologies platform with neural machine translation. The AppTek model unifies neural network boundary predictions and handcrafted rules, so that subtitle segmentation performance, typically based solely on speaker pauses, can now be based on semantic units.
Fluent 1.0
Mozilla, makers of the Firefox open source web browser, has introduced Fluent 1.0, the public version of Fluent, a family of file format specifications, implementations and good practices used internally at Mozilla to localize the Firefox web browser into nearly 100 languages.
Mozilla www.mozilla.org
Clients and Partners
Wordbee partners with Translia
Wordbee, a provider of translation management solutions, has partnered with Translia, providers of a collaborative translation system, to enable the expansion of sales resources in China.