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Happy New Year 2021

February 12, 2021 marks the start of the new calendar year across many countries in Asia. This upcoming year is designated as the Year of the Metal Ox. As the second animal of the Chinese zodiac, the ox represents hard work, positivity, and honesty. For us at CETRA, the ox symbolizes the dedication, perseverance, and […]

CETRA Renews GSA Contract

CETRA Language Solutions was recently awarded a renewal of its contract with the General Services Administration (GSA) to provide translation and interpretation services for government agencies. The contract renewal is for an initial five-year term with a potential for three additional five-year extensions for a total of 20 years. The GSA establishes contracts with vendors […]

CETRA Supports TWB and DAP

CETRA supported Translators Without Borders (TWB) and the Domestic Abuse Project (DAP) of Delaware County in Pennsylvania with donations at the end of last year. The sponsorships were part of CETRA’s ongoing Doing Good Initiative with a focus on programs that are important to our local and global communities. DAP was founded in 1976 as […]

CETRA Top Blogs 2020

Last year was a time of perseverance, embracing change and looking forward for many. At CETRA, it was no different. Our global offices continued to service clients worldwide, our staff adapted to working remotely, and we enhanced our telephonic and video remote interpretation services to better meet the needs of clients. Our top blogs 2020 […]

Data Security by Language Services Providers

Do you know how your language services provider (LSP) protects your data? Similar to other business-to-business service providers, LSPs must safeguard the data of both their clients and also the end users. COVID-19 is speeding up companies’ adoption of digital channels due to social distancing and other health guidelines for curbing the spread of the […]

CETRA CEO on Executive Leaders Radio

UPDATED 9/11/20 — NEW AIR TIME: Our CEO, Jiri Stejskal, will be a guest on Executive Leaders Radio on Sunday, 9/13/20 at 10:00 AM EST. The new time has been updated in the following, original post. Post 9/1/20 — Jiri Stejskal, CETRA’s CEO, will be a featured guest on a national broadcast of Executive Leaders […]

CETRA Receives 2020 Best Places to Work Award

Elkins Park, PA – CETRA Language Solutions (CETRA) was recently named as one of the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2020 Best Places to Work (subscription required). The honor was awarded to CETRA’s Elkins Park office in the small business category. The announcement was initially made in June by the editorial staff at the Philadelphia Business Journal […]

CSA Ranking 2020: CETRA Among Top US Providers

CETRA Language Solutions (CETRA) was ranked this year as the 29th top Language Service Provider (LSP) in North America in the annual review of the language services industry by the Common Sense Advisory (CSA). “We are proud and privileged to maintain our high ranking in the language services industry,” said Jiri Stejskal, President & CEO of […]

CETRA Welcomes New Staff Members

We are pleased to welcome four new members to the CETRA professional staff. All of the new staff will be located in our Elkins Park, PA global headquarters, and support our interpretation, translation and recruitment departments. The new staff include: Sara Joint Interpretation Scheduling Coordinator A native of the Czech Republic, Sara is multilingual and […]

CETRA is Recertified to the ISO Quality Standard

CETRA Language Solutions was recently recertified to the ISO 9001:2015 international quality management standard.  The review was performed in May by the Performance Review Institute (PRI).  While CETRA is audited annually for compliance with its ISO certification, PRI performs a full recertification every three years. The favorable recertification of its ISO quality management certification comes […]