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TRANSLATIONS.COM AND ARCHITEXT MERGE

Boston-based ArchiText will become a division of Translations.com and continue to be led by founder Hans Fenstermacher, a 25-year veteran of the localization industry and founding Chairman of the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA). In addition to remaining President of the ArchiText Division, Fenstermacher will join the senior management team of Translations.com.

Merger Matches Industry Experience, Know-How, and Resources

"Hans Fenstermacher is one of the most highly respected figures in the localization industry, and we are delighted to welcome him and the entire ArchiText staff to our team. Translations.com and ArchiText have historically been two of the more client-focused and innovative players in the localization arena, and this union will allow us to deliver a better value proposition and broader scope of services to all our clients," said Phil Shawe, President and CEO of Translations.com.

"As a lifelong veteran of this industry, I've had the opportunity to get to know many localization service providers. In Translations.com, we are extremely fortunate to have found a merger-partner that shares our core values of quality, client-orientation, and relentless innovation," Fenstermacher added.

Deal Includes IP Related To ABREVE® Global Content Solutions

ArchiText and Translations.com plan to develop and leverage ABREVE®, ArchiText's patent-pending process and technology which enables multinational clients to control cost by effectively reducing the amount of authored content they create and translate. ABREVE® clients benefit from improved and global-ready English content, which leads to a dramatic reduction in localization expenditures. "In addition to offering a global footprint to drive ABREVE® sales, this merger will allow for expanded investment to further enhance our ABREVE® offering," Fenstermacher stated.

About ArchiText

Founded in 1994, ArchiText Inc. offers translation, localization, and globalization services to Global 2000 companies. With offices in Massachusetts and California, ArchiText offers a full range of linguistic and language-technology solutions, as well as full source-content development services. ArchiText is the pioneer of ABREVE®, a patent-pending content globalization methodology that raises content usability, streamlines content deployment, and saves companies significant costs as part of an end-to-end localization solution.

For more information about ArchiText, please visit, www.architext-usa.com.

About Translations.com

Translations.com is known worldwide for the quality of its software and website localization, as well as its enterprise language solutions for clients in virtually every major industry. Translations.com's business services meet the strategic needs of organizations seeking to communicate and conduct business in international markets. The company has an established global presence on three continents and continues to pioneer new techniques and technologies for the rapid development of multilingual business solutions.

Translations.com is part of the TransPerfect global group of companies. For more information, please visit www.translations.com, or email the company at info@translations.com.

About TransPerfect

TransPerfect is one of the world's leading providers of language and business services. A global group of companies, TransPerfect comprises TransPerfect Translations, TransPerfect Staffing Solutions, TransPerfect Document Management, Crimson Life Sciences, TransPerfect Transcriptions, TransPerfect Diversity & Inclusion Consulting, TransPerfect Deposition Services, and Translations.com.

With 37 offices on 3 continents, TransPerfect provides a full range of business solutions in over 100 languages to multinationals worldwide. These services include translation, interpretation, transcription, multilingual typesetting/graphic services, staffing solutions, website globalization, software localization, subtitling/voice-overs, multicultural marketing, document management, diversity consulting, and litigation support. TransPerfect is ISO 9001:2000 certified. The company is headquartered in New York; production centers are located in New York, London, and Hong Kong.

For more information visit TransPerfect's website at www.transperfect.com or e-mail the company at info@transperfect.com.