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The ATC Language Industry Awards celebrate the operational excellence of ATC member companies and the language industry professionals who support them.
We’re proud to present the winners of the 2021 Awards!

Company of the Year

Atlas Translations

Atlas translations

Judges’ notes: “In its thirtieth year, Atlas Translations achieved an impressive 48% growth, adding new services such as remote interpreting and Covid Passport translation to their portfolio. The company is very strongly involved in pro-bono activity, and clearly care about a good work-life balance for their employees.”

Commendations – Comtec Translations and Intonation

New Member of the Year

Essence Translations

Judges’ notes: “A fantastic 2021 for Essence Translations with 30% growth. Over the pandemic, a new life sciences unit has brought new business, backed by the implementation of a rigorous quality assurance process. Essence Translations has also raised their profile in the industry through active participation in industry events and volunteering for Translated in Argentina.”

Commendation – Korn Translations


Project Manager of the Year

Misha Hruby, Locaria

Judges’ notes: “Misha works across different project types from translation to copywriting and pay-per-click to social media localisation. She has mentored junior team members, trained new joiners and run demos for clients and linguists, and become more involved in challenging, high-volume clients in the last year. Misha is a great asset supporting the needs of Locaria’s own team as well as her clients’.”

Commendation – Federico Bones, Essence Translations


Project Management Team of the Year

Comtec Translations

Judges’ notes: “It has been a phenomenal year for Comtec’s PM team, with five new PMs joining the growing team, and an overall 100% satisfaction at the annual client survey. A highlight of the year was the production of 600 signed videos for deaf children during lockdown in six weeks.”

Commendation – Intonation


Innovator of the Year

Alexis Lopez-Gonzalez, Empower Translate

Judges’ notes: “Alexis deserves full marks for driving Empower Translate forward across technical, operational and innovative levels. The initiatives and results Alexis has achieved are what propels this industry forward: automate what can be automated, focus on servicing the customer, and free up time and resources that can be used elsewhere.”

Commendation – Vitaly Boitelet, Locaria


Translator of the Year

Julie Reymond, Locaria

Judges’ notes: “Julie has the skillset a modern translator needs. As Locaria’s French Language Lead, she has built a reputation of unparalleled quality among key clients and colleagues, managing high workloads with flexibility, and displaying her exceptional interpersonal skills to create a fantastic team atmosphere.”

Commendation – Ping Chai, Comtec Translations


Eichner Distinguished Service Award – not awarded in 2021

Sales Person of the Year – not awarded in 2021

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