Translation Source Partners with Resource Development Company for Unlimited Global Reach of Training Initiatives

July 1, 2013

Translation Source partners with learning solutions provider, Resource Development Company, accelerating expansion of global technical and safety training initiatives.

26-JUNE- 2013: HOUSTON, TX. Translation Source, a leading provider of language localization solutions announces a partnership with Resource Development Company, LLC (RDC) to provide in-country translation and localization of RDC training content.

With over 10 years supporting more than 100 languages and in-country translators within the oil and gas industry, Translation Source is uniquely positioned to accelerate expansion of RDC training across the globe.  RDC strives to help their clients in oil and gas, chemical, and pharmaceutical companies implement training solutions across the entire organization.  Most companies in the process industries have global reach and a need to standardize across the organization, reaching into several regions and languages.  By joining forces, Translation Source and RDC are making high-quality knowledge transfer accessible to companies anywhere — regardless of what language they speak locally.

 “Our partnership allows companies to leverage RDC’s first-class training so that knowledge transfer can occur anywhere in the world, seamlessly and efficiently,” confirmed Camilo Munoz, CEO of Translation Source. “Our objective is to adapt the content not only in terms of language but also in terms of relevance to any local environment around the world.”

 “RDC clients who are already using our training content and clients who need to implement new global training initiatives will receive a significant benefit from this strategic agreement,” said Jeff Pickard, Chief Technology Officer at RDC. “We chose to partner with Translation Source because of their reputation for excellence and more than a decade of experience leveraging in-country translators with extensive knowledge, not only of linguistics, but also as subject matter experts with major clients in the oil and gas industry.  This partnership will provide our users with the opportunity to easily and cost-effectively expand their training initiatives across the globe.”

Companies endeavoring to train their global workforce online, or to integrate best practices across the organization globally, create an increased demand for content localization in many languages.  Instructional designers and trainers will agree, for training content to be effective and achieve the desired outcome, content needs to be culturally appropriate and translated for localized understanding. Translation for online training extends beyond simple word-for-word translation to include cultural usage and adaptation, technical information, and voiceovers.  By using in-country translators experienced in the subject matter as well as the language, clients are ensured consistent content world-wide, produced cost-effectively without the need for the client to provide the language and subject expertise.

About Translation Source

Translation Source is a comprehensive language service provider with established vertical practices in both corporate training and the oil and gas industry. Commitment to these focus areas enables the firm to accelerate its clients’ international eLearning and oil and gas initiatives by leveraging the use of existing content translated into other languages to generate new revenue.  The company offers a full range of technical translation, eLearning development, cultural adaptation, subtitling, voiceover, and international training services based upon client needs.  Translation Source breaks through language barriers using the latest technologies, proven proprietary processes and professional human resources that improve time to market, adoption rates, and return on investment. The company manages solutions in all languages for more than 400 clients across the globe.   Please visit

About RDC

Resource Development Company (RDC) is a global leader in developing innovative learning solutions.  RDC’s learning and compliance solutions are used in more than 40 countries at over 500 sites. For more than 50 years, they have specialized in providing learning solutions to the oil and gas, refining, chemical, petrochemical, and pharmaceutical industries. Extensive industry knowledge and advanced web technology allow RDC to deliver unparalleled learning management, performance support, and compliance information management solutions. For more information about RDC, please visit

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