Pricing in Translation

In the big world of the liberal professions, pricing varies widely among the various fields and services. In Quebec, the 46 professional orders—whose mission is first and foremost to protect the public—have over 385,000 members, including architects, lawyers, chemists, chartered professional accountants, human resources counsellors, criminologists, dentists, engineers, doctors, notaries, pharmacists, psychologists, social workers and…

THE INDUSTRIALIZATION OF TRANSLATION

The race for the title of the planet’s largest language services provider is in full swing. A case in point: Lionbridge’s recent acquisition of CLS Communication (owned by Lexi-Tech). However, the mergers of such industry giants also speak to how industrialized the translation market is becoming, a process that has been underway for some time…