Cologne, June 9, 2021 – From the first quarter of 2021, Rheinschrift Language Services, an established German translation service provider, look set to experience another successful year. The second quarter also went well and the forecasts for this year are good. Although according to Slator approximately one quarter of all language service providers reported lower sales for 2020, Rheinschrift recorded growth of 2.4%.
At Rheinschrift quality continues to be given top priority. Compliance with international standards for language service providers is an integral part of the translations and linguistic projects undertaken at Rheinschrift.
ISO 17100 Recertification
In March 2021, Rheinschrift Language Services once again achieved ISO 17100 recertification. Since its inception, this global standard for language service providers has formed the basis for all of the projects handled by Rheinschrift. In addition, extensive preparations for ISO 18587 certification, the standard for processing machine translations (MT) have already been made. Rheinschrift is planning to achieve this certification by the end of Q2.
Excellent Rating on the Slator Language Service Provider Index 2021
Rheinschrift Language Services’ success is also reflected in this year’s Slator Language Service Provider Index (LSPI), with the company ranking 113th worldwide (based on sales and growth for 2020). Rheinschrift falls in the Boutique category, which covers language service providers with sales of between 1 million and 8 million dollars for 2020. Out of the 10 German Boutique companies listed, Rheinschrift ranks 4th.
Ursula Steigerwald: “We are immensely proud to have achieved such a good ranking on this international scale. This reaffirms to us that by continuously optimizing our processes, complying with leading certifications, and using the latest workflow management systems we are on the right track.”
Rheinschrift Language Services has been a well-established service provider in the industry for the past 26 years, and enjoys an international customer base with long-term business relationships. Exceptional project management, quality and service levels explain the healthy growth.
This successful company is managed by owner Ursula Steigerwald and specializes in translation and localization into German. Around 400 professionals undertake top quality translations for international customers in the B2B segment.