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ESOMAR 2017: Emerging APAC Markets

The ESOMAR APAC 2017 conference was overflowing with innovative and experimental solutions to many of the challenges that the market research (MR) industry finds itself facing today as it expands into new markets and faces technological revolutions. A key focus of the conference was the emerging markets that are increasingly becoming major MR purchasers while […]

CETRA Awarded ISO 9001:2008 Recertification

CETRA Language Solutions is pleased to announce that it has been recertified under the ISO 9001:2008 international quality management standard.  CETRA is one of the few language service providers in the United States to hold this prestigious certification. The requirements for ISO 9001:2008 certification include having a Quality Management System (QMS) that consistently meets or […]

Finding Your Place on the Automation Frontier

How are the recent advances in artificial intelligence and neural machine translation affecting the language community around the world? This is a question that I addressed while participating in a keynote panel at the Translators and Interpreters Summit of the Delaware Valley Translators Association, which took place in Philadelphia on May 6, 2017. The discussion […]

CETRA Welcomes Laura Lee to APAC Office

CETRA is proud to announce the addition of its newest project manager, HyeSeung (Laura) Lee, to its Seoul, Korea office team. Laura is tri-lingual and brings a wealth of experience in the localization, nonprofit, and retail sectors to the company. Prior to CETRA, Laura was a project manager at a Seoul-based localization agency for three […]

CETRA Deploys New Resource Portal for Linguists

CETRA recently unveiled a new portal designed specifically for linguists in its Plunet business management system. The rollout of the Resource Portal comes at the same time that CETRA optimized its business management system by updating to the latest version of Plunet. The Resource Portal, which was rolled out in several waves over the course […]

Technology Takeaways from GALA 2017

CETRA was once again represented at the 9th annual conference of the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA), which took place in Amsterdam March 26-29, 2017. This was our eighth appearance at what has become the premier event of the language industry, launched in Cancun in 2009 and alternating locations between Europe and the US ever since. […]

CETRA Ireland Celebrates 5th Anniversary

CETRA, a leading global language services provider, is proud to celebrate the fifth anniversary of its Limerick, Ireland office.  CETRA Ireland Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of CETRA, Inc., has successfully launched the company’s website globalization and software localization services and expanded CETRA’s client base in the EMEA market. Since its founding in March 2012, […]

CETRA Language Solutions Celebrates 20th Anniversary

— CETRA Celebrates the Anniversary of Two Decades of Helping People Understand Each Other and the World Around Them — CETRA Language Solutions, a leading provider of translation, interpretation and other language services, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month. Over the past two decades, the company has transformed from a one-person startup into a top-100 global […]

CETRA 2016: Top Blogs; Year in Numbers

We laughed. We cried. We blogged. We drank lots of coffee. We complete our year-end wrap up with a look at our top blogs from last year and our 2016 by the numbers. Top Blogs of 2016: CETRA at Historic ASEAN Summit on Languages CETRA was invited to participate in a historic summit to assist with the creation of […]

Wabi Sabi: Beauty in Imperfection

Wabi Sabi is a concept of beauty in Japanese culture that developed through Buddhist influence from China over 700 years ago, and which still remains a deeply rooted aesthetic in modern culture and design. Difficult to Translate Notoriously difficult to translate, the concept of Wabi Sabi has two parts. The first part, Wabi, is often associated […]