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CETRA Passes Annual ISO Quality Standards Audit

CETRA Language Solutions passed an annual audit of its ISO 9001:2015 international quality management standard certification earlier this month.  The audit was performed by the Performance Review Institute.  CETRA is one of the few language service providers in the United States to hold this prestigious certification. CETRA updated its certification from ISO 9001:2008 to the […]

The Nitty Gritty

The new mascot for the Philadelphia Flyers, Gritty, has taken over the National Hockey League, major news outlets and office coffee talk (meet Gritty).  With our global headquarters in the Philadelphia metro-area, we thought it was time to jump on the Gritty bandwagon. One of the things that is endearing (is that the word?) about […]

CETRA Recertified to ISO 9001:2015

CETRA Language Solutions is proud to announce that it has been recertified by the Performance Review Institute to the ISO 9001:2015 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 9001:20015 certification include having a Quality Management System […]

ISO Standards and Risk Management for an LSP

If you’re like most small- to medium-sized businesses, risk management is probably low on your list of priorities. However, in the new ISO 9001:2015 standard, risk is a major feature. To some extent, we always think about risk, but we don’t necessarily do it in a formal way. I know that crossing the street with […]

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 […]

The Hidden Costs of Free Online Translation

It is quite difficult to resist the draw of “free” or “instant” services. Any company searching for translation services would be attracted to these offers from a variety of online providers, but these online tools often sacrifice quality. Here are two examples illustrating issues these tools can create. In July 2013, NW News Network, a […]