About SDL

4,500+ enterprise customers.
1.4bn words annually translated by language services.
1,400+ in-house linguists.
300bn machine translated words annually
90 of the world's top 100 brands

Who we are

SDL is the intelligent language and content company. 

We work with over 4,500 enterprise customers—including 90 of the world’s top brands—to help them to create, translate and deliver content globally, with our unique combination of language services, language technologies and content technologies.

We combine global expertise and leading technologies into business solutions

  • Language Services

  • Language Technologies

  • Content Technologies

We are one of the world’s largest Language Service Providers and we strive to be the best. We do this by bringing together experts, processes and technologies to help you get to market faster with high quality localized content. 

We bring cultural nuance to your content for emotive connections, and deep expertise when you require accuracy and precision. We design solutions to support all your content types, ensuring always the best fit for your needs—whether fast turnaround, incredible volumes, regulatory compliance or engaging marketing content.

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For years, SDL has been at the forefront of language technology and we power large parts of the industry. Our language technologies automate all parts of the translation supply chain, enabling improved productivity and quality for enterprises, Language Service Providers and translators. 

The digital content explosion requires digital solutions to scale your translation processes, deliver you insights and leverage the latest in artificial intelligence for smart workflows, machine translation and content intelligence. We thrive on bringing our customers the very latest innovations to bring about the digital transformation of the localization industry.

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SDL’s Content Technologies are built for high performance and enable customers to manage structured and unstructured content for dynamic delivery across all devices, touchpoints and languages.

Knowledge management is one of the most significant challenges for any business in this digital age. We are helping some of the world’s largest companies and organizations improve information governance, increase productivity and improve content findability, to meet the demands of even the most complex environments. 

Now you can ensure that all stakeholders have the right information, in the right context at the right time to avoid lack of engagement, errors and time wasted. 

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An organization you can trust

By bringing together our secure services and technologies, we can offer differentiated solutions to meet the toughest global content challenges of customers across premium sectors. 

We operate across a wide range of sectors including those with high-value content needs within regulatory environments, or those requiring highly specialist or revenue-generating content. These sectors include Financial Services, Life Sciences, Legal, Aerospace and Defence, and Marketing Solutions.

We enable our people to be their best

Located in 63 offices around the world, our 4,300 employees are a diverse talent pool and our most valuable resource. 

We invest in our people across leadership training, recognition and employee experience while promoting a culture which is diverse, inclusive, open and socially-responsible. By enabling our colleagues with the tools they need, they can take full advantage of opportunities to grow within our global business and build progressive careers at SDL.

SDL offices around
the globe

We have global reach with 4,300+ employees in 63 offices, across 39 countries. Find an office near you.

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