Translation companies help bring the world together. From something as simple as a translated street sign to something as complex as international trade documents, our mission at Translation Services International is to help our clients get their products noticed in the global marketplace. The concept of expanding beyond our borders goes hand in hand with American democracy.
Throughout our country’s history, we’ve been in positions defending democracy worldwide. When citizens have the opportunity to open their own small businesses, or when companies can expand overseas, it’s a result of two key factors: cooperation amongst foreign nations, and breaking down the language barrier.
As the founder of TSI, and also a proud US Veteran, it’s rewarding to see that many of our great global military and political achievements has resulted in increased commerce, trade and expanded markets. It’s these opportunities that have afforded so many of us, TSI included, to thrive as an international business. It was through my time in the Navy that I had an opportunity to serve beyond our 50 states. This allowed me to experience other cultures and learn their languages, ultimately inspiring me to open Translation Services International 29 years ago.
We are happy to announce our official certification from the National Veteran-Owned Business Association. We see this distinction, awarded by the 501(c)(3) non-profit group NaVOBA, as an honor and also a challenge - a challenge to continue delivering unsurpassed translation services to our clients across the globe. We are also eager to expand our portfolio to offer top notch services to NaVOBA allies - over 50 American-based corporations who support veteran owned companies like TSI.
Benefits of Hiring Veteran Owned Companies
The benefits of being a NaVOBA certified business do not stop with TSI. Numerous industries rely heavily on government contracted work. When it comes to certain state or federal contracts, sometimes there are requirements for the business to hire a certain percentage of veteran certified vendors. By working with TSI as your translation vendor, we can help your company reach this quota so that you retain, or simply qualify for these lucrative contracts.
If your company is interested in learning about how we can help your business expand abroad, do not hesitate to reach out. We proudly accept work from all industries and translate into all prominent business languages.
Francis Semmens is the founder of TSI and author of all blog posts with a focus on translation for clients and translators alike.