CETRA Acquires International Language Solutions

Philadelphia, PA, March 7, 2012 – CETRA Language Solutions today announced the acquisition of International Language Solutions in Alexandria, VA.

According to CETRA’s President and CEO, Dr. Jiri Stejskal, “International Language Solutions had the characteristics we look for in expanding our interpretation services for hospitals and local government institutions”.

International Language Solutions, LLC will become part of the CETRA global enterprise which also includes CETRA Federal Services in Washington, DC. It will continue to operate with its current staff and in cooperation with the CETRA, Inc. executive team.

About International Language Solutions, LLC


International Language Solutions was formed in 2008 in a split from International Language Services, which was founded in 1994. The company specializes in providing interpretation services to local authorities and hospitals in over 100 languages. For more information, visit www.ilssolutions.com.


CETRA offers an enhanced translation and interpretation services experience to the market research, legal, and life science industries, using its global network of professional linguists. Clients can rely on the delivery of high-quality, on-time cross-cultural communications with professional, friendly, responsive service that gives them peace of mind.

The company was founded in 1997 by Dr. Jiri Stejskal, President and CEO, who currently serves as vice-president of the International Federation of Translators (FIT). CETRA actively participates in the development of language quality standards as a member of the US delegation to the ISO Technical Committee 37 and a member of the ASTM F43 Committee. CETRA is ISO 9001:2008–and ISO 13485:2003–certified. For more information please visit www.cetra.com.

Contact Angela Wende at 215-635-7090 or angela@cetra.com.