Slator LSPI

Stoquart in the Slator 2020 Language Service Provider Index

Despite the current challenges, there is still some positive information. Stoquart receives recognition in the Slator 2020 Language Service Provider Index

We, at Stoquart, are therefore proud to announce our inclusion in The Slator 2020 LSPI, a ranking and index of the world’s largest language service providers, translation agencies, localization providers, interpreting services providers, and language technology companies.

“Our team’s hard work, industry experience and passion for quality has been given due recognition by Slator. This is more important than ever given the difficult times we are going through – a testimony that we have a solid foundation for the future.” Dimitri Stoquart, CEO of Stoquart, said. Honors and recognition like these are a true testament to the value-driven work that our team is doing, helping our clients achieve their business goals and objectives, today and tomorrow.

We look forward to the end of the current crisis to further strengthen our presence in the language services industry, using this recognition as a benchmark and a basis to continue our work towards growth and performance. 

We would also like to thank all our clients who have helped us form meaningful partnerships, build credibility and maintain remarkable client experiences, whatever the circumstances.

At Stoquart, we all look forward to keeping up the good work.

A stronger, more international Board of Directors

2018 will definitely be marked by a spirit of change and renewal, as it is also seeing some movement within the company’s Board of Directors.

After 6 years of fine, loyal service, Frédéric Hambÿe has come to the end of his term as company director, although he won’t be far away of course.

His departure is now made up for by two new arrivals.

Credit where credit is due, Fabien Côté, co-owner and manager of Stoquart Americas in Laval in Canada, is joining the company’s Board of Directors in Belgium. He brings with him his North-American vision and rigor, his commercial know-how and his expertise as a business manager and flourishing entrepreneur.

Equally exciting is the arrival of Udo Leinhäuser as a new director, giving us a skilled linguist, a real creative talent and business leader, a linguistic consultant, specialising in translation industry tools, SEO and social networks and, out of necessity, a real expert in the German market, which is so important and so close to our other European offices.

The new Board of Directors is now made up of Claude Stoquart, Marc Heymann, Fabien Côté, Udo Leinhäuser and Dimitri Stoquart, Stoquart’s manager and founder.

ISO 9001 and 17100


iso9001-vincotteIso 17100In 2001, we were amongst the pioneers to apply the ISO 9001 standard in the translation sector. As a result, through multiple internal and external renewal and recertification audits over the following years, we have continually been able to improve ourselves and enhance our processes.

We always kept a watchful eye over the measures our sector struggled to implement through different initiatives and standards: DIN 2345, EN 15038 and finally, ISO 17100. As our own system evolved, we integrated the relevant aspects of these different developments.

Finally, in early 2018, in order to align ourselves with the sector, we sailed through our ISO 17100:2015 certification with an accredited body. So we already hold dual ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 certification and will be ISO 9001:2015 certified in May of this year.

Stoquart continues to expand

After opening our new Italian office last summer in Pontedera, near Pisa, Stoquart continues to grow as 2018 begins.

Already having a strong presence in Europe, with offices in Belgium, France, the Czech Republic and Italy, Stoquart could only continue to expand further afield. In a few weeks’ time, we will unveil our new Canadian base.

A large internal team in Quebec will thus bolster Stoquart’s quality workforce and our Canadian French services.

Now with offices on 2 continents, we intend to consolidate our position as a global leader in ISO-certified French translation and further expand the broad range of languages we offer with new combinations.

Further details will follow shortly.

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“Some of you may know Mario from his previous work managing a localization department,” Stoquart says. “His joining forces with us is a natural move, an extension of our shared experiences with common end-client projects for various MLVs.

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