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Immigrants are very good for you, USA!

I am an immigrant to the United States and, like many immigrants today, I originally came on a temporary student visa, and was seduced by the beauty and vitality of this alluring land. I got married, became a citizen, and love both my new country as well as my country of origin, Mexico. My then wife was also an...

Desktop Publishing (DTP) Services in Translation: What They Are, Why They’re Important

Desktop Publishing (DTP) is an important component of both print and digital translation. DTP refers to the creation and layout of documents using a personal computer as opposed to a commercial design/printing setup. DTP uses specialized software to generate layouts and produce printed and digital materials. DTP first appeared in the early eighties. When the Apple LaserWriter printer and...

Serena Williams Joins Avantpage as Linguistic Quality Manager

Serena Williams has just signed on with Avantpage as our new Linguistic Quality Manager and we couldn’t be happier to welcome her. Serena is a wonderful addition to the Avantpage team, and she brings a wealth of linguistic expertise, instruction, research, and study to her position as Linguistic Quality Manager. With a Ph.D. in Linguistics and an M.A. in...

Avantpage Welcomes Edward Varela as Our New VP of Sales

With years of experience in the multilingual services and localization sectors, Edward Varela is a welcome addition to the Avantpage team. Edward has worked with numerous organizations to expand and enhance their cross-cultural communications and global marketing efforts. Edward has championed thousands of complex localization projects across multiple languages and cultures to international markets located in Asia, Europe, the...

Avantpage Gears Up For the 107th Annual 
CACEO Conference Held in Sonoma, CA!

Wine country is calling!  This July, Avantpage is off to beautiful Sonoma Valley to attend the CACEO Annual Conference, July 14th through the 17th.  This conference brings together an exciting group of speakers, presenters and policy experts focusing on new trends, hot topics, and current issues facing California counties as they approach the 2015 November elections. “I heard it...

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