About us

Founded in Beijing in 1998, 21GCTT is a leading provider of translation and localization services. We strive to be the best - not necessarily the biggest – language services provider, by creating value through optimized project cycles, cost-effective linguistic and technological solutions, and faster time to market so that clients can focus on core competencies.

We are a global provider of Technical/IP Translation and Software/Website Localization Services based in Beijing, China, with 4 offices in Xi’an, Shanghai, Shenzhen and New York. As a professional language services provider, our mission is to help our customers accelerate profitable growth through cost effective, low risk translation and localization services that improve the speed, quality and responsiveness of their business globalization. We pride ourselves on "Making Asia Easy" for our customers, enabling them to capitalize on the cost, skill and business opportunities available within one of the world's largest and fastest growing markets.

We have been a selected and certified patent translation vendor for the European Commission, SIPO, as well as many world-known organizations and agencies, such as IEEE, Landon-IP, CPA Global, the IP Navigation Group, Ocean Tomo LLC, and over 20 multinational law firms, for over 6 years. For the European Commission, our annual patent translation volume is over 30 million words and we have done over 280 million words of patent translations in the past 7 years. These patents cover over 18 vertical fields including but not limited to high-tech manufacturing, electronics, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, insurance, aerospace, chemicals, consumer products, semiconductors, energy, game and entertainment, travel and hospitality, computer software and hardware, textile equipment, household appliances, food processing equipment, telecommunications and healthcare industry sectors. For the EU-China Policy Dialogues Support Facility, we have done almost all the English-Chinese translations for the IPPC BREFs and Reference Materials, which covers almost all the technological fields.

We have been providing legal and marketing translation services for clients including the European Commission, IEEE, the IP Navigation Group, Green Belting, Kerk Motion, Dassault Systemes, Lenovo, Vestas, National Semiconductor, Symantec, GE Healthcare, Mayer, Novartis, Higer Bus, Bosch, Ocean Tomo LLC, the State Intellectual Property Office of the P.R.C., and over 20 multinational law firms, for over 8 years.

21GCTT has extensive experience in localizing software and technology products for companies targeting global markets. Our team consists of native speakers proficient in over 36 languages, including Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Italian, Portuguese, Arabic, Dutch and English. Sticking to industry standards and best practices, we provide our services through a comprehensive Global Delivery Model that combines world-class, industry-certified Offshore Localization Center (OLC) based in Beijing, China with superlative onsite project management, architecture and business development capabilities to ensure high customer service and local accountability. With years of successful experience in managing and executing globally distributed projects, our teams combine linguistic, engineering and technical expertise to directly translate solutions across disparate client platforms and server technologies. Adhering to best-practice language and technology standards for enterprise globalization, 21GCTT has become a preferred vendor for globalization projects.

We have a culture of project management and process rigor that ensures predictability and efficiency, and deep domain knowledge in Translation and Localization for software and hardware companies as well as in the technical and patent industries, financial and legal services, insurance, telecommunications, hi-tech manufacturing, life science, consumer and healthcare industry sectors.