FREDERICK, MD--(Marketwired - Jun 6, 2016) - Welocalize, global leader in innovative translation and localization solutions, has earned recognition as a Partner-Level Supplier in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-Level status is Deere & Company's highest supplier rating. 

Headquartered in Frederick, Maryland, US, Welocalize was selected for the honor in recognition of its dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality, as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. Welocalize employees accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies held on April 21, 2016 at the John Deere headquarters in Moline, Illinois.

Welocalize is a supplier of localization and translation services for a range of content types that support and grow the global distribution of John Deere products and services for many John Deere operations. Welocalize has a long-standing relationship with John Deere since 2005 and has built a multi-tiered global team of trained subject matter experts (SME) translators and reviewers.

"Receiving such a distinguished award from John Deere, one of our most long-standing and well-respected clients, is an honor for Welocalize," said Smith Yewell, CEO and co-founder of Welocalize. "Our global teams work diligently to deliver world-class language services, innovative solutions and unrivalled customer service to our valued clients."

Suppliers who participate in the Achieving Excellence program are evaluated annually in several key performance categories, including quality, cost management, delivery, technical support and wavelength, which is a measure of responsiveness. John Deere Supply Management created the program in 1991 to provide a supplier evaluation and feedback process that promotes continuous improvement.

"We look forward to continuing to grow and develop our strategic relationship with John Deere and value being recognized with this prestigious highest supplier classification that motivates the Welocalize teams to excel in the highest standards of service to help John Deere reach all their global business goals," continued Yewell.

Welocalize, Inc., founded in 1997, offers innovative language services to help global brands reach audiences around the world in more than 175 languages. We provide translation and localization services, talent management, language tools, automation and technology, quality and program management. Our range of managed language services include machine translation, digital marketing, validation and testing, interpretation, staffing and enterprise translation management technologies. We specialize in consumer, technology, manufacturing, learning, oil and gas, travel and hospitality, marketing and advertising, finance, legal and life sciences industry language solutions. With more than 800 full-time employees worldwide, Welocalize maintains offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Romania, Poland, Japan and China.

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