• Jan
    12
    2017

    MondragonLingua, Vicomtech-IK4, and Euskal Irrati Telebista (Basque Radio & TV) make inroads in the automatic translation of the Basque language

    They have shared a corpus of over half a million phrases On the back of this development, the three organisations have generated the first bilingual news corpus in Basque and Spanish. This will be a key resource for the development of automatic translation systems between the two languages. The diversity of topics that make up the news corpus, as well as its actual volume, will lead to a significant improvement in the quality of the automatic translation of Basque. The corpus contains over two...
  • Nov
    22
    2016

    MondragonLingua takes part in a European Project in neuronal machine translation

    The members of the consortium involved in the project QTLeap (Quality Translation by Deep Language Engineering Approaches) held their six-monthly meeting of the Advisory Board of Potential Users that included MondragonLingua alongside other partners such as Computer Associates (USA), Ontotext (Bulgaria), Gridline (The Netherlands), OMQ (Germany) and text&form (Germany). The meeting reported on the advances the project has made and analysed prospective areas of cooperation. QTLeap is a resea...
  • Oct
    10
    2016

    MondragonLingua Translation&Communication showcases its latest developments at TecnoLing-2016

    In September this year, 2016, MondragonLingua took part in the first Exhibition of Technology and Language Applications (TecnoLing-2016) within the setting of the 22nd Congress of the Spanish Society for Natural Language Processing (SEPLN) and the 5th Spanish Conference of Computer Science (CEDI) held in Salamanca. TecnoLing-2016 was organised to present the latest advances and innovations in the language industry.    CEDI was attended by almost 1000 delegates. The exhibition involved  17 orga...
  • Dec
    02
    2015

    MondragonLingaua purchases the US company GLOBAL WORD Inc.

    This operation has been arranged within the framework of the Strategic Development Plan rolled out by MondragonLingua’s Translation & Communication Division. MondragonLingua is a cooperative that was set up in 1973, and belongs to the MONDRAGON Corporation. It operates in the Languages industry, both in the field of training and in the field of translation and communication. It has now completed the takeover of the US company Global Word Inc. MondragonLingua took its first steps in the US ...
  • Jul
    21
    2015

    The industrial cooperatives of MONDRAGON expanded their workforce by nearly 1,000 employees during 2014

    In 2014, MONDRAGON Corporation closed the year with positive results, which in turn generates confidence. It has managed to maintain its level of employment, with a total of 74,117 staff working at the cooperatives (0.1% higher than the previous year). In particular, the industrial cooperatives stood out as they managed to end the year with a further 957 jobs compared to the previous year (657 locally and 300 abroad). In addition, throughout the year solution management intensified for partners ...
  • May
    29
    2015

    MondragonLingua continues to expand by opening an office in Paris

    Viviane Dornbusch is appointed Sales Manager MondragonLingua’s Translation & Communication Division welcomes Viviane Dornbusch as its Sales Manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Viviane holds a degree in French Literature with Translation as a secondary subject from Montreal University, where she also earned a Master’s degree in Translation. She has pursued her professional career as a Senior Business Development Manager in a number of companies in the translation industr...
  • Apr
    23
    2015

    MondragonLingua Translation & Communication launches a new Machine Translation Service (TA)

    The translation and localisation engineering department of Mondragon Lingua, in collaboration with the Vicomtech-IK4 research centre, and coordinated by ISEA, has recently completed the development of a customizable Machine Translation (MT) engine which is able to generate multilingual content and with which MondragonLingua will optimise its translation service to its customers in terms of cost and efficiency. This development has been made possible through financial support provided for the PL...
  • Mar
    30
    2015

    Language industries in the Basque Country had a turnover of €280m in 2014

      •This figure means a 0.87% growth compared to the previous year, in a sector with a total of 5,159 employees in the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country, whose number of workers increased by 1.26% in the last year.  These figures were announced in San Sebastián during the Annual General Assembly of the Basque Association of Language Industries (LANGUNE), a pre- cluster body comprising more than 40 organisations.  - The Language Industries sector of the Autonomous Community of the B...
  • Nov
    21
    2014

    MondragonLingua visits EU institutions in Luxembourg

    These days, MondragonLingua is having a series of meetings with clients and representatives of EU institutions. The meetings are aimed at cementing relationships and showcasing the technological innovations being introduced in our translation services.   Some of the institutions being visited are the European Parliament, the European Court of Justice and the European Investment Bank.
  • Aug
    28
    2014

    Ebola outbreak in West Africa: Translators without Borders helping to save lives with CDC information in four local languages

    (DANBURY, CT USA ) – Translators without Borders (TWB), whose Consulting Committee has MondragonLingua as a member, reports that the organization has assisted the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to provide critical preventative information on the Ebola virus in local West African languages as well as French. The local language fact sheets are being used by the CDC to fight against the deadly outbreak affecting communities in Sierre Leone, Liberia and Guinea. The CDC fact sheets are specificall...
  • Jun
    02
    2014

    Mondragon exports learning model to America and Saudi Arabia

    Embarked on internationalisation, the University runs learning centres around the world Mondragon Educación Internacional (MEI) has strengthened its educational project with two universities in Latin America (Colombia and Mexico) and four higher occupational training centres in Saudi Arabia. This is how Mondragon Unibertsitatea exports its experience in the field of education, in an effort to solve ‘endemic problems’ in destination countries, like the gap between the higher-education programmes...
  • Jan
    17
    2014

    CHINA: DRAGON BUSINESS AWARD FOR MONDRAGON CORPORATION

    The Spanish Official Chamber of Commerce in China held its Award Ceremony in Beijing. The Chamber’s awards acknowledge the work done by companies and organisations to cement business relationships, encourage investment or promote business cooperation between Spain and China. In their 1st edition, the awards commemorate the 40-year history of Spanish-Chinese diplomatic relations. The Dragon Business Award, dedicated to the business projects carried out in China by Spanish big companies (more tha...
  • Jan
    13
    2014

    DANOBATGROUP, CLIENT OF MONDRAGONLINGUA, AWARDED THREE CONTRACTS IN THE RAILWAY SECTOR FOR €103M

    DANOBATGROUP, a leading cooperative in the national machine-tool industry that is part of MONDRAGON CORPORATION, has been awarded two contracts by global leaders in the mining sector. These two world-renowned companies are headquartered in Australia. The first contract is for a turnkey project for the repair and maintenance of coach wheelsets. The second is for a wheelset maintenance automated line. In both cases, the coaches run between the mining site and the port. In addition, DANOBATGROUP s...
  • Sep
    30
    2013

    MondragonLingua to take part in the INVEXPORT show

    The first show to focus on business internationalisation. On 2nd and 3rd October next, MondragonLingua is to have a premium stand at this edition of Invexport (http://www.invexport.es/es/) to present its language-teaching, translation and communications services. The show aims to become a reference for ideas, services and tools that help businesses with their internationalisation processes. MondragonLingua will be there to provide its 40 years' experience in implementing languages in corporat...
  • Jul
    01
    2013

    MondragonLingua provides interpreting services to death row survivor

    In the interview given by American death row survivor Ray Krone to the Basque public radio, the interpreting department at Mondragon Lingua had the honour to translate the account of his impressive story. Invited by Amnesty International, exonerated death row survivor Ray Krone and wife Cheryl Naill talked about their work and experience at the organisation Witness to Innocence. Mr Krone (b. York County, Pennsylvania, 1957), Director of Membership and Training for Witness to Innocence and co-f...
  • Apr
    09
    2013

    MONDRAGON Corporation, winner at the Boldness in Business awards organised by the Financial Time.

    MONDRAGON Corporation has won the Drivers of Change category at the Boldness in Business awards, organised on an annual basis by the London-based daily newspaper the Financial Times(FT) and the Indian corporation Arcelor Mittal (AM). The awards ceremony was held, at the exclusive RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) building in London. Representatives from businesses worldwide were present, together with the Chief Executives of the FT and AM, Lionel Barber and Lakshmi Mittal respectivel...
  • Feb
    07
    2013

    MONDRAGON Corporation a finalist for the Boldness in Business Awards organised by the Financial Times and Arcelor Mittal

    In the Drivers of Change category. In competition with six other companies from all over the world selected by the jury of the prestigious awards organised by the Financial Times y Arcelor Mittal.The Corporation has recently been selected by the jury panel of the Boldness in Business Awards as one of the six candidate companies from all over the world in the “Drivers of change” category. A total of 260 companies from all over the world were put forward to compete for these awards, which are join...
  • Dec
    05
    2012

    Webinar: myths and truths about the corporate use of MACHINE TRANSLATION (mT)

    José Blanco CEO The localization department With long, relevant experience in the implementation of linguistic solutions oriented towards increasing productivity, Mr Blanco will talk about machine translation as a key tool to success.   Topics: What is machine translation (MT)? How can MT be used in companies? What language pairs can be used with? What is the difference between MT and Google Translate or similar systems? What is the final quality of projects carried out using MT?...
  • Oct
    29
    2012

    MondragonLingua, on the Board of Advisors of Translators Without Borders (TWB)

    Since both organisations have similar goals, just like in 2011 we gave financial support to TWB, this year we have accepted their invitation to be part of their Board of Advisors, serving their great cause with our knowledge and expertise. Translators Without Borders is a USA-based NGO founded in France in 1993 as Traducteurs Sans Frontières (TSF). Its mission is to increase access to knowledge through humanitarian translation donated by professional translators who volunteer their time to help...
  • Sep
    11
    2012

    MondragonLingua expands into the U.S. with the opening of a new subsidiary in Washington D.C., MondragonLingua USA, Inc.

    HAMISI AMANI-DOVE, a U.S. businessman with a protracted track record in the marketing of corporate communication projects will be the person responsible for its management. HAMISI AMANI-DOVE, a U.S. businessman with a protracted track record in the marketing of corporate communication projects will be the person responsible for its management. Following the acquisition of the Madrid-based translation company, COMUNICACIÓN MULTILINGÜE, in 2011, MondragonLingua continues developing the Strategic...
  • Mar
    27
    2012

    GALA’s international conference in Monaco pays tribute to María José Velasco Ulazia

    The International GALA Conference held in Monaco has paid tribute to María José Velasco Ulazia The International GALA Conference held in Monaco has paid tribute to María José Velasco Ulazia, Strategy and Development Manager of the MondragonLingua Translation Division. This tribute was in recognition of the part María José, along with other members, has played in GALA’s founding, promotion and development. GALA, the Globalization and Localization Association, is an international non-profit organ...
  • Jan
    31
    2012

    MondragonLingua, committed to humanitarian translation

    Joseba Bartolome: "Joseba Bartolome: "Their guiding principles directly complement our desire to transform society." The company is now a leading sponsor of Translators without Borders and the Rosetta Foundation MondragonLingua is now a leading sponsor of Translators without Borders (TWB) and the Rosetta Foundation.These two organizations play a key role in the quest to ensure more and more people are able to access the knowledge they need in a language they can understand. This partnership wi...
  • Dec
    27
    2011

    MondragonLingua, supporting women's basketball

    MondragonLingua, supporting women's basketball MondragonLingua remains firmly committed to promoting positive values in society, in this case against a backdrop of sport. Eskoriatza Saski Baloi Taldea has recently launched its women's basketball school, which is to receive MondragonLingua’s support and sponsorship. MondragonLingua is very proud to be able to do its bit for these kinds of initiatives and has been delighted with the expressions of thanks received from Eskoriatza Saski Baloi Taldea...