TransPerfect Opens Office in Lyon
NEW YORK & LYON, July 21, 2010 – TransPerfect, the world’s largest privately held provider of translation services, today announced the opening of its second office in France, located in Lyon. With the addition of this location, TransPerfect expands its global footprint to 17 cities in Europe and 62 cities worldwide.
The metropolitan area of Lyon is France’s second-largest city, both by population and GDP. Renowned as the French capital for gastronomy, Lyon is also a major industrial center specializing in the chemical, pharmaceutical, biotech, and software industries. The Rhône-Alpes region, which includes Lyon and several other major French cities, is France’s top region for international companies.
Organizations headquartered in the Lyon area include Sanofi Pasteur, bioMérieux, Groupe Seb, Renault Trucks (world headquarters), Bayer CropScience, JTEKT, and Scotts International (European headquarters). As a major center for conventions and exhibitions, Lyon hosts internationally renowned events such as BioVision (The World Life Sciences Forum), the International Vaccine Convention, Pollutec (The International Trade Show on the Environment), SIRHA and others (Alderly).
This new office will enable TransPerfect to provide a local point of contact to existing clients and prospects in the Lyon and Rhône-Alpes region. According to TransPerfect CEO Liz Elting, “As one of Europe’s international business hubs, Lyon has a substantial need for high quality language services. We look forward to serving current and future clients in the area.”
Lyon Office Information
38, place des Pavillons
Tel : +33 (0)4 37 70 10 19
Fax : +33 (0)4 37 70 11 87
With revenue of over $220 million, TransPerfect is the largest privately held language services provider in the world. From offices in 62 cities on 4 continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in over 100 languages to multinationals worldwide. With a global network of over 4,000 linguists and subject-area specialists, TransPerfect is the largest translation company to be fully ISO 9001:2008 and EN 15038:2006 certified. TransPerfect is headquartered in New York and has regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong. For more information, please visit our website at www.transperfect.com.