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27.01.2009

PROMT Joins Premier Language Services and Technology Association

San Francisco, California, (January 27, 2009) – PROMT, a leading provider of automated translation solutions, announced today its membership in the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA), an international non-profit association that encourages local communication as an indispensable component to global strategy.

GALA member companies are experts in language services and technologies. They deploy sophisticated and proven tools and processes to help global enterprises understand in-country business practices, linguistic issues and technology needs.

“We are pleased to welcome PROMT into our association of active member companies,” said Kim Harris, GALA Board Chair and Co-owner and Managing Director. “We strive to provide our members with networking, educational and promotional opportunities that help them grow their businesses and meet their independent company objectives.”

Founded in 2002 by 15 companies, GALA grew to more than 240 members in its first five years and currently includes more than 280 companies.

“PROMT is thrilled to join the Globalization and Localization Association.” – says Olga Beregovaya, CEO of PROMT Americas. “The hallmark of PROMT products is high translation quality, engine intuitiveness and ease of use. We look forward to actively participating in GALA activities and events and sharing our rich experience and deep knowledge in the automated translation technology and linguistic tools development. We believe that language technology in general and automated translation in particular is becoming a key factor in the development of global economy . GALA presents a unique opportunity for PROMT to build strategic partnerships with the localization and globalization companies and foster the spirit of cooperation within the community.”

About GALA

GALA is an international non-profit association that promotes translation services, language technology and language management solutions. The member companies worldwide include translation companies, localization service providers, globalization consultants, internationalization specialists and technology developers. GALA companies share a commitment to quality, service, and innovation in helping clients reach global markets. For more information about GALA visit www.gala-global.org

About PROMT

Founded in 1991, PROMT is a leading provider of automated translation software. Built on a foundation of innovative and proven technologies, PROMT develops award-winning machine translation systems, Translation Memory databases, terminology management tools and electronic dictionaries. The company offers automatic translation systems and dictionaries for eight European languages - English, German, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, Russian and Lithuanian and provides a total of 25 translation directions for over 100 specialized domains. The company offers translation solutions for web sites, corporate intranets, PCs and handheld devices under the trademark @promt and PROMT®. PROMT customers include Cisco, Xerox, Lucent Technologies, Siemens AG, NASA, DHL, SAP and many others. PROMT’s global Internet services, including www.online-translator.com, process about 75 million online translation requests every month. At the moment PROMT’s development team is working on adding a statistical validation module to its core rule-based engine. Visit www.PROMT.com for more information.

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