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Company Specializing in Translation Services and Technology Climbs 25 Spots to 145th on Crain's Annual List


NEW YORK, NY, November 27, 2007 – TransPerfect Inc. today announced it was named for a second year in a row to Crain's New York Business' list of the “NY Area's Largest Privately Held Companies,” climbing 25 spots from last year's list to the 145th spot in the rankings.  

“As a company that was founded fifteen years ago in a dorm room with little more than a credit card and a dream, this is one of those moments when you take a step back and appreciate your progress,” said Phil Shawe, who co-founded the company with partner Liz Elting in 1992. Elting added, “We've been blessed with having some of the most dedicated and motivated professionals in the business services industry on our team. The success behind this recognition is something that our entire company can take a great deal of pride in having achieved.”

Companies based in New York City and Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester counties in New York and in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Union counties in New Jersey were eligible for the list. Last year, TransPerfect ranked #170 in the annual Crain's list. In 2007, moving up 25 spots, TransPerfect achieved a ranking of #145.

About TransPerfect

TransPerfect is a family of companies including TransPerfect Translations, TransPerfect Staffing, TransPerfect Document Management, TransPerfect Transcriptions, TransPerfect Deal Interactive, and Translations.com. TransPerfect is one of the world's leading providers of language services. With over 50 offices on 4 continents, TransPerfect provides a full range of services in over 100 languages to multinationals worldwide. These services include translation, interpretation, transcription, multilingual typesetting/graphic services, staffing solutions, website globalization, software localization, subtitling/voiceovers, multicultural marketing, document management, and litigation support. With a network of over 4,000 linguists and subject-area specialists worldwide, TransPerfect is the largest translation company to be fully ISO 9001:2000 certified. TransPerfect is headquartered in New York and has regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.