St. Cloud, Minnesota, February 6th, 2009 – ( Translations International today announced the acquisition of Bethesda, Maryland based Advanced Communication and Translation Inc. (ACT). Translations International Inc., headquartered in St. Cloud, Minnesota, is a global language services provider specializing in the translation of technical materials. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The acquisition expands Translations International’s face-to-face interpreting capabilities -and strengthens its existing government contracting business unit with the addition of ACT’s GSA language services schedule.

Suraj Singh, Managing Director of Translations International Inc., stated, “The acquisition of Advanced Communication and Translation (ACT) is perfectly in line with our overall business growth strategy and strategic goals. ACT is a very profitable small business which over the last 14 years has developed a solid practice and reputation in the fields of translation and interpretation. Face-to-face interpretation has been a long time core business sector for ACT, but is a new area of business for TIINC , and the combined services will allow us to expand our language offerings to both current and future clients. We are very proud to welcome the ACT team to our company.”

Monique-Paule Tubb, former President of ACT, added: “I feel very good about having sold to Translations International, because we share the same corporate values. I know that my clients, consultants and staff will be in good hands and I can leave with peace of mind.”

ACT’s translation and interpretation services project managers will remain in place—continuing to serve ACT’s clients and ensuring a smooth transition and the exceptional level of service they have come to expect.

About Translations International Inc.
Translations International Inc. is a leader in the translation of business communications, ranging from marketing materials and web sites to legal contracts and manuals. With over 15 years of experience in the field of technical translation, Translations International is “The Center for Technical Translation“. Press Contact: Shaun Daggett, (703) 969-4896.