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Welocalize Merges with Avantix Global: Boston Office and Expansion in Beijing Added to the Welocalize Platform


Friday, 11 March, 2011

Welocalize, Inc., the on-demand translation leader, today announced its merger with Avantix Global. With its headquarters near Boston, Avantix Global is a specialized provider of translation services and translation technology. This merger adds great people, a Boston office, and expansion in Beijing to the Welocalize platform.


Welocalize CEO, Smith Yewell, commented, “I am excited about the future of the industry, and our merger with Avantix makes our future even brighter. Their experience and innovations will bolster our vision for our company's role in the industry. Welocalize is building an innovative, on-demand translation platform, and we are working with more and more of the best people in the industry.”


Avantix has a long history of providing superior translations and on-time deliveries. Key to their success has been an unsurpassed commitment to customer service and to putting clients’ needs first. 


Ethan Ding, Managing Partner in charge of Worldwide Operations at Avantix Global, stated about the merger, “We have partnered with Welocalize in the past on several large engagements. We like the company, and we’re familiar with the business model, objectives, teams, and processes - there is very good compatibility. We are thrilled about the technologies and the resources that Welocalize brings and the possibilities that come with the next level of growth.


Richard Maher, Avantix Global Sales and Technology Managing Partner, also remarked about this development: “I am proud of the Avantix team and the innovative technical solutions we have developed that enhance the globalization supply-chain. This merger marks a timely transition for Avantix Global to combine efforts toward a larger vision built for sustainable growth and success. The combined company will benefit from a greater network of expertise, a broader portfolio of services, and expanded presence in key international markets, particularly the on-demand translation space.”


The combined experiences of the two companies will further expand Welocalize’s ability to offer on-demand translation services to customers anywhere in the world.


About Welocalize: Welocalize offers integrated translation services and products to support the need for on-demand translation.  We provide globalization consulting, translation, localization, testing solutions, and enterprise translation management tools that are optimized to be able to deliver on-demand translation in over 100 languages. With over 450 employees worldwide, Welocalize maintains offices in the United States, Germany, UK, Ireland, Japan, and China. Please visit www.welocalize.com. 

Media contact: Shannon Smith

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