TransPerfect Opens Office in ZÃ¼rich
NEW YORK & ZÜRICH, April 7, 2010 – TransPerfect, the world’s largest privately held provider of translation services, today announced that its second office in Switzerland has officially opened and is located in Zürich. With the addition of this location, TransPerfect expands its global footprint to 16 cities in Europe and to 58 cities worldwide.
Switzerland has traditionally been a major hub for international trade. It was ranked the world’s #1 most competitive economy in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report 2008-2009. Zürich is the commercial center of Switzerland and is the country’s largest city. Major global companies with European operations headquartered in Switzerland include Nestlé, UBS, Roche Group, Novartis, Adecco, and Tyco International.
The new office will enable TransPerfect to provide a local point of contact to existing clients in the Greater Zürich Area, as well as in nearby cities such as Luzern and Basel. According to TransPerfect Co-CEO Liz Elting, “When we make the decision to open a new office, our primary motivation is serving the needs of our clients. Over the past five years, our Geneva location has seen a significant overall increase in demand from Swiss companies, which made Zürich an obvious choice for expansion.”
Zürich Office Information:
Phone: +41 (0) 44 200 37 70
Fax: +41 (0) 44 732 66 88
With revenue of over $200 million, TransPerfect is the largest privately held language services provider in the world. From 58 offices 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.
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