Locaria awarded Company of the Year by the ATC

Thursday September 26, 2019 - Posted by:

23 September 2019

Locaria Management Team Gunilla Huddleston and Laura Cantora with ATC officials

Locaria has won one of the coveted Language Industry Awards 2019, hosted by the Association of Translation Companies at its annual Summit, held this year at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich. Locaria was presented its award at a glittering ceremony on board the iconic Cutty Sark, in the presence of language industry professionals from across the UK and Europe, representing leading translation companies, large and small.

Locaria’s entry stood out among a remarkable variation and high standards of the entries, reflecting the professionalism and commitment to excellence across the industry generally.

The judges were particularly impressed with Locaria’s entry. They said, “Locaria won because of their holistic approach to developments, with significant improvements in operations, efficiency, HR and client services over the past 12 months. Combined with their niche service offering, this resulted in impressive growth that enabled the company to start a philanthropic programme to give back to the wider community, which the judging panel particularly highlighted as noteworthy.”.

The Association of Translation Companies (ATC) has been representing the interests of translation companies for more than 40 years. As the language industry’s leading professional body, ATC prides itself on a forward-thinking stance dedicated to maintaining the highest possible industry standards while supporting its members to thrive and grow in the competitive global economy. 

Commenting on their win, Lindsay Hong, Chief Operating Officer, Locaria said: “It is a great privilege to win the Company of the Year Award. Locaria is an exciting and progressive place to work and it is wonderful for this to be recognised by our peers in the language services sector. The team worked extremely hard and this award is testament to their dedication, commitment to our customers, and our achievements together.”.

The ATC’s CEO, Raisa McNabb stated: “It’s a special feeling to come together to celebrate excellence in our industry. Language service companies are full of skilled, capable and competent people, and we don’t sing their praises enough. The winners and finalists of this year’s Language Industry Awards deserve to be recognised for their outstanding achievements. Very many congratulations to you all!”

ENDS

ATC contact: Raisa McNab, CEO Association of Translation Companies, please contact Jason Simms 01787 221027/07753 433007 or pr@atc.org.uk

Locaria contact: Gunilla Huddleston, Marketing Director 020 3948 6800

The Association of Translation Companies

Representing the interests of translation companies for more than 40 years

As the language sector’s leading professional body, ATC prides itself on a forward-thinking stance dedicated to maintaining the highest possible industry standards while supporting its members to thrive and grow in the competitive global economy. 

From its beginnings as a small group of leading British translation companies in 1976, the ATC has grown to a membership of more than 150, expanding its horizons to become a worldwide association at the vanguard of the industry. The Association’s activities are guided by its council and elected officers and its stated objectives.

ATC is also a founding member of the European Union of Association of Translation Companies – a pan European grouping of translation company associations.

One of the oldest translation associations in the world, ATC has been involved in significant changes in the sector and continues to provide leading advice and support including working with legislators about matters affecting the industry.

It has been at the forefront of the development of the worldwide ISO standard, for the provision of language services, and actively promotes ISO standard adoption throughout the profession.

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