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Medialocate Achieves EN 15038:2006 Certification

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Leading Language Service Provider Recognized for Best Practices in Translation & Localization Industry with EN 15038:2006 Certification


Pacific Grove, Calif. – (May 8, 2013) – Medialocate USA, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded the EN 15038:2006 certification from TÜV SÜD America Inc., a worldwide certification body for quality management systems.

The designation “EN” stands for European Norm, a European certification specifically designed for the translation industry and is, therefore, particularly meaningful to both translation service providers and the clients they serve.

TÜV SÜD America’s certification describes the scope of Medialocate’s Quality Management System as including the:

  • Provision of Multilingual Services,
  • Offering Documentation, Software, Website, and Multimedia Localization for the
  • Technical, Medical, Marketing, Government, Education, Retail, Entertainment and Financial (Business) Sectors

“…a small and elite group of translation providers to have achieved… this EN15038:2006 Certification.”

The announcement was made by Stephan Lins, Medialocate’s chief executive officer: “We are among a small and elite group of translation service providers to have achieved multiple ISO certifications as well as achieving this EN15038:2006 Certification.”

According to TÜV SÜD America, the standard encompasses the core translation process including commissioning, translation, proofreading, review, project management, quality control, traceability, and delivery. It helps describe and define the entire service and offers a set of procedures and best practices involved in all aspects of the translation process.

“By achieving this important industry certification, Medialocate is saying to our customers that they can be confident we continually improve upon the services we provide them,” said Lins.

Founded in 1988, Medialocate serves the language needs of such global leaders as, Seagate, Sony, Adobe, Biomet, Dow Corning, Textron, McGraw Hill, and ADP.

About Medialocate USA, Inc.

Medialocate, with over 25 years of intelligent growth and continuity in the localization business, has an impeccable staff retention record and an enviable list of client case studies. Virtually all of its project managers have earned MA degrees in Translation, Interpretation, or Localization Project Management from the prestigious Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS), a combination of graduate schools in Monterey, California focused on language and cross-cultural business communication. This gives Medialocate clients a distinct advantage as the company’s staff understands not only customer language needs, but their business needs as well. Clients say “this makes a world of difference!”  To contact Medialocate about your organization’s translation needs, call 1-800-776-0857.


Contact Information:

Stephan Lins, CEO
Medialocate USA, Inc.
1200 Piedmont Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950 USA
Phone: 1-800-776-0857

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