Orion Assessment Services first again in language standards certification
Orion Assessment Services has officially become the first audit organization to certify a translation firm to the recently published ASTM F3130-2018 standard. This milestone means that Global Language Translations and Consulting, Inc. (GLTaC) is the first and only language translation firm certified to the ASTM standard.
“The new standard is the only standard that audits the stability, reliability, financial and operational health of an LSC.,” commented Ms. Hei King, President of GLTaC. “I am proud of every member of the GLTaC team dedicated to always doing things better and more efficiently with client satisfaction as our top priority. Our ability to meet the requirements of ASTM F3130-18 reflects the investment we make in security, technology, and regulatory compliance. In receiving this certification, we demonstrate our commitment to running a professional, ethical and dependable company.”
“Once again, I’m excited to offer another standard for our language industry clients,” said David Huebel, President of Orion Assessment Services. “This standard is different from language services standards we offer such as ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 in that it not only requires that organization has the appropriate quality management principles and infrastructure in place, but also requires the organization to demonstrate a continuous and stable financial and operating history.” Working with Global Language Translations and Consulting, Inc. (GLTaC) has been a great experience. Their leadership, preparation, and commitment made this a straightforward process.”
About Orion Assessment Services:
Orion Assessment Services is North America’s only independent accredited certification body that specializes in the language sector by certifying all the key translation and language service standards. In addition to certifying language service providers to the ASTM F3130-2018 standard, Orion certifies to the ISO 17100 Translation Standard, CGSB 131.10 Canadian Translation Standard, ISO 9001 – Quality Management Systems, ISO 18587 Machine Translation standard, and ISO 13611 and NSGCIS – Community Interpreting. Orion’s diversified scope of experience allows them to certify translation firms to multiple standards at once, saving money and time while raising the professional profile of the certified firm.
About Global Language Translations and Consulting, Inc.:
Founded in 1996, GLTaC provides technical translation services to an impressive client list in a variety of industries including chemicals, environment, health and safety (EHS), pharmaceuticals, legal/regulatory, medical devices, mechanical engineering, automotive, and the military. We handle large projects of deep technical complexity as well as less intricate requests—all with the same high level of accuracy, reliability, and dedication to exceeding your expectations.
As the leading language service company (LSC) to the environment, health, and safety (EHS) industry, GLTaC’s translations appear in over one million safety data sheets each year. Additionally, we translate a wide range of regulations to support chemical classification and hazard communication worldwide.
For further information:
David Huebel, President, Orion Assessment Services
647-497-7617 ext. 2002