SDL Translation Services

Need more content faster? Our high-quality, scalable and secure translation services satisfy every language requirement. 

Our 1,400+ in-house linguists are backed by 17,000+ vetted native-speaking translators and work from our in-country network of offices to ensure your content sounds like it was written in the target language—not just translated.

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Key benefits

Expand globally with a spectrum of translation solutions.
Better processes for better quality.
Continuity, security and value.
Scalability when you need it.
Best-fit solutions for your needs.
1,400+ in-house linguists.
  • Translation

  • Interpretation

  • Consulting & Insights

Find the right translation model that best fits your needs: 

  • Translation: Collaborate with our in-market translators and in-house linguistic reviewers for consistent and accurate messaging across content types. 
  • Specialized translation: Rely on subject matter experts who have knowledge beyond language, such as compliance within highly-regulated markets. 
  • Transcreation: Create premium, made-to-order brand communications with a recognizable global voice to build emotional connections and convey a specific experience for audiences in every language. 
  • Post-editing: Combine machine translation (MT) technology with human translator expertise to translate more content, faster, and stretch your budget further.

Create understanding between individuals and audiences who speak different languages so they can communicate effectively. Our trained interpreters listen in one language and communicate the content in another so that you can ensure ideas, advancements, policies and innovations are not lost in translation. 

Simultaneous or consecutive, remote and over the phone (OPI) interpretation brings people together for meetings, events, training, audits, webcasts and more.

Choosing the right translation process and model matters. Our team of in-market consultants can evaluate your current program and recommend optimizations to produce content that is culturally appropriate in all markets. 

Surpass your strategic goals with recommendations, implementation plans and training from strategic consultants on best practices, efficiencies and operational-level strategies. Monitor the pulse of your translation program with bespoke dashboards and reports to gain visibility into how your program is doing today and how it can be improved for tomorrow.

Why work with SDL?

Native linguistic experts

Benefit from our 1,400+ in-house linguists based in our network of offices across the top 30 global translation markets. Their expertise in unique language nuances ensures translated content will resonate with in-market audiences. 

Scale with our pool of 17,000+ in-country freelancers for peak volumes, fast deadlines, as well as additional subject matter expertise.

Native linguistic experts
Modern integrated technology
Better processes and quality
Security assured
Discover our tech-enabled language services supported by expert consultants.
“Watching our campaign unfold across multiple territories in multiple languages was amazing. The engagements we’ve had with prospects across the world have been made richer—and stronger—as a result of our ability to deliver communications in the local language and with the quality and professionalism provided by SDL when working in partnership with Look Touch & Feel Agency.”

Pete Mardell, CEO.