About RWS

Who we are

We are the world’s leading provider of technology-enabled language, content management and intellectual property services. We help our customers to connect with people globally by communicating business critical content at scale, and enabling the protection and realization of their ideas and innovations. 

We work with 90 of top 100 global brands, the top 10 pharmaceutical companies and 18 of the top 20 patent filers worldwide.

Take global content and ideas further

  • Language Technology and Services

  • Content Management

  • Intellectual Property Services

  • Technology Services


Our localization, translation and transcreation services – alongside our translation management technology, machine translation and translation productivity tools – help companies of any size reach global audiences. 

Our in-house translators are supported by the same advanced technology that we provide to our customers, ensuring consistent, high-quality experiences across multiple industries including heavily regulated sectors like life sciences, financial services and legal.

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Our Content Management technology helps companies to create, manage, translate and deliver high volumes of multilingual content to any digital device. 

The technology connects people, processes and information through the most complete portfolio of collaborative content management, knowledge management and headless delivery platforms.

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Our Intellectual Property (IP) Services support companies throughout the innovation lifecycle and the creation, protection, enforcement and monetization of their IP. We provide the industry’s highest-quality patent translations, a global patent filing experience, and a wide range of cutting-edge IP research services. 

Global teams of patent translators and linguistic experts, paralegals and administrators, patent analysts and researchers work with top patent filers, attorney firms and research organizations.

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Our Technology Services team helps our customers with their digital transformation projects. They are focused on delivering seamless customer experiences, business efficiency, actionable insights and transformative business results from investments. 

The team includes a highly qualified global group of subject matter experts, project managers, technical architects, UI/UX designers, developers and quality engineers.

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A company you can trust

Our unrivalled experience in language has been developed over more than 60 years – it’s part of our DNA. Combined with our market-leading translation and content management technology, we can take your content and ideas to a worldwide audience. We do this through our smart technology, deep expertise and our collective global intelligence. 

Our client base spans Europe, Asia Pacific, and North and South America across the technology, pharmaceutical, medical, financial services, legal, chemical, automotive, government and telecommunications sectors.

Experts across regulated industries

We have localization teams specialized in the translation needs of the life sciences, managed healthcare, financial service and legal industries − all of which have a high prevalence of content types that must comply with specific format, terminology and regulatory requirements. 

With our experience in their field and our secure, well-governed localization processes, we provide our regulated industries clients with peace of mind that their global content will always be accurate, consistent and compliant.

Lasting relationships

Our exceptional people have earned the trust of our customers by delivering on their promises. Customers value the relationships we have created. They are built on an unwavering commitment to always exceed expectations. 

No project is too big or too specialized. Our people can be trusted to support and deliver high volumes of critical and sensitive content, on time and within budget.

Enabling our people to be their best

Our 7000+ employees – located across five continents – are our greatest asset. Their expertise, behaviour and commitment defines our brand. 

We promote a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone is encouraged to excel, and offer the support, training and guidance they need to reach their full potential.

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