Park IP Translations Achieves Quality Management Certification ISO 9001:2015
Frederick, Maryland – July 28, 2016 – Welocalize, global leader in translation and localization solutions, has successfully achieved certification to the new quality management system standard ISO 9001:2015 for global operations across North America, Asia and Europe. ISO 9001:2015 is an evolutionary revision of ISO 9001:2008 quality certification. Park IP Translations, a Welocalize company, has successfully passed the audit for ISO 9001:2015 and is now fully certified to the new quality management system standard.
Following successful independent operations audits in North America, China, United Kingdom and Italy, Welocalize was granted the new global certification. There are few language service providers in the industry to achieve this noteworthy certification based on the new standard.
“We are honored to achieve compliance to the new ISO 9001 quality certification standards, as this is an incredible achievement and one that will directly benefit our clients with predictable, consistent high quality in every engagement they have with Welocalize,” said Paul McManus, chief services officer and CCO of Europe and Asia at Welocalize. ”Quality is one of Welocalize’s foundational pillars and ISO 9001:2015 reflects our corporate values and leadership approach through our commitment to uphold the highest standards of quality and transparency.”
In addition to Welocalize offices in North America, Italy, China, United Kingdom and Ireland, additional Welocalize operations in the company’s brand portfolio are now ISO 9001:2015 certified.
Park IP Translations, based in New York has achieved ISO 9001:2015. Park IP Translations, a Welocalize company, provides translation, litigation and filing solutions for patent and legal professionals. Park IP is focused in highly regulated industry sectors and quality is integral to compliance and client satisfaction.
Agostini Associati, a Welocalize company and leader in financial translations and language services is based in Milan, Italy is now ISO 9001:2015 certified. They were the first Italian company in the translation industry to have achieved UNI EN ISO 9001 certification in 1998.
“Achieving ISO 9001:2015 across multiple locations is part of a global initiative to harmonize all Welocalize company sites under one global quality management system, as quality is at the forefront of everything we do at Welocalize, from sales engagement and project management through to employee training and communication,” said Liz Thomas, senior director of quality and training at Welocalize. “I am delighted that Park IP Translations, Agostini Associati and Welocalize operations located in Beijing, Jinan, Dublin and Chester have all achieved this quality certification, as this exemplifies Welocalize’s global leadership in the language service industry.”
ISO 9001 is the world’s most widely recognized standard for quality management systems. The latest revision, ISO 9001:2015, was published on September 23, 2015. The ISO standard helps organizations consistently meet the needs of customers and other key stakeholders in the delivery and of products and services. For more information on ISO 9001:2015 visit http://www.iso.org/iso/news.htm?refid=Ref2002.
Park IP Translations, a Welocalize company, provides translation, litigation and filing solutions for patent and legal professionals. We protect our clients’ most valued assets and global brands in nearly every jurisdiction in the world. We provide complete translation services in more than 175 languages and filing-ready documentation into more than 60 countries. We are a leader in patent prosecution and validation, litigation, E-Discovery translation and document review, patent translation and foreign filing services. Our value-added services include general legal and corporate document translation, interpretation and on-site language services. Park IP delivers the highest quality translations as a result of our ISO 9001:2008 certification. www.parkip.com
Welocalize, Inc., founded in 1997, offers innovative language services to help global brands reach audiences around the world in more than 175 languages. We provide translation and localization services, talent management, language tools, automation and technology, quality and program management. Our range of managed language services include machine translation, digital marketing, validation and testing, interpretation, staffing and enterprise translation management technologies. We specialize in consumer, technology, manufacturing, learning, oil and gas, travel and hospitality, marketing and advertising, finance, legal and life sciences industry language solutions. With more than 800 full-time employees worldwide, Welocalize maintains offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Romania, Poland, Japan and China. www.welocalize.com