San Diego-Based Interpreters Unlimited Receives Third-Consecutive Ranking on Inc. 5000 List

SAN DIEGO, CALIF., August 26, 2016—Interpreters Unlimited, a San Diego-based language services and medical transportation company, was recently included on Inc. Magazine’s 2016 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America. The exclusive ranking honors companies that demonstrate growth, leadership and ethical business practices. For a third-consecutive year, IU continues to bridge communication gaps nationwide with its professional interpreting and translating services.

With a 43 percent revenue growth over three years and $10 million in annual revenue, IU received its third-consecutive listing. When asked what makes the company so successful, Vice President, Shamus Sayed was not shy about commending his team. He said, “We are honored to be included among the nation’s most forward-thinking companies. I give credit to our whole team for their hard work and perseverance, not only in the day-to-day but for the long-term goals.  As we expand, our employees and contractors [interpreters, translators, and drivers] continue to make deadlines as the increase for appointments rises. Overall, I’m impressed with everyone across the board.”

Its nationwide network of 9,000 linguists and drivers ensure a 99% fill rate for each appointment request. More than 200 spoken languages and American Sign Language (ASL) are supported for its language services which include:

  • In-person Interpretation*
  • Telephone Interpretation
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Video Remote Interpretation*
  • Document Translation
  • Website Localization

*ASL is available as a language option.

Interpreters Unlimited continues to be a dominant force in the language services industry. In July, IU appeared on Common Sense Advisory’s regional and international listing of top language services providers as reported in its “Language Services Market: 2016” report.

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About IU

The IU Group of companies include: Interpreters Unlimited, Accessible Communication for the Deaf, Albors & Alnet and Arkansas Spanish Interpreters and Translators, and are headquartered in San Diego, California as a minority owned company.  IU Group is committed to providing equal opportunity in the work environment with its diverse team to aid in supplying linguistic and cultural interpretation services to clients. A combined 70 years in the industry and 9,000 contracted linguists demonstrates a surplus of leadership and best practices, which helped establish its respected role in the language services community. Its services include foreign language interpretation, American Sign Language interpretation, and document translation.

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