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SDL History

25 Years of eliminating language as a barrier to going global

SDL Milestones

Over the past 25 years SDL has grown into one of the most recognized and respected language services, language and content management technology companies. With over 11 billion words translated by our translators, in 35 countries, and well over a trillion words processed by our machine translation tools, we continue to deliver understanding through language, content and technology in the digital age. Our expertise combined with the passion and skills of our people, allows us to help many of the world’s top brands communicate across borders, languages and cultures. 

We continue to humanize the digital world and eliminate language as a barrier while helping companies to go global. 

Then, now and in the future


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Take a look back through the years at the technological innovations and events that have taken SDL from its beginnings to where it is today.