RR Donnelley will acquire MultiCorpora, a translation technology company

RR Donnelley MultiCorporaR. R. Donnelley & Sons Company announced on Feb. 27 that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Canadian-based MultiCorpora, an international provider of translation technology solutions.

The acquisition will expand the capabilities of RR Donnelley’s Language Solutions group, supporting clients’ multi-lingual communications.

MultiCorpora develops and enables translation technology to deliver state-of-the-art solutions for the language industry featuring their flagship software product MultiTrans Prism. A number of international governments and organizations, Fortune 500 companies and language service providers benefit from MultiCorpora’s translation technology expertise.

“Our translation offering has developed and broadened considerably in recent years to meet the emerging language needs of our customers,” stated Dan Knotts, RR Donnelley’s chief operating officer. “The integration of MultiCorpora’s technology platform and sales operations into our portfolio will enhance the offering we bring to our customers, particularly in the areas of multi-lingual Web content solutions and transcreation.”

Christophe Djaouani, vice president and managing director of RR Donnelley Language Solutions, commented, “As more and more of our clients work to consolidate their multilingual assets, our language solutions will play a key role in bringing them greater efficiency as well as improving the overall quality of their content.”