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Language Services Associates Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies in America for Second Consecutive Year
Company Ranks No. 2236 on the 2009 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 140%

Willow Grove, Pa. (August 19, 2009)Inc. magazine has ranked Language Services Associates (LSA) number 2236 on its third annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing privately held companies.  After a rapid growth rate of 140% over the past three years, LSA’s rank climbed significantly from 3527 in 2008 to 2236 in 2009.  The Inc. 5000 is the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy – America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs. Taken as a whole, these companies represent the backbone of the U.S. economy.

“We are honored and delighted to be recognized for the second straight year as one of the Inc. 5000 fastest-growing companies in America,” said Gene Schriver, Executive Vice President, Language Services Associates.  “We attribute our rapid growth and success to our talented team, who are dedicated to delivering to our customer’s professional Linguistic services through cutting-edge technology.  We look forward to continued success in this vital industry for years to come.”

The companies that made this prestigious list reported aggregate revenue of $214 billion and a median three-year growth rate of 126 percent.  Additionally, the Inc. 5000 are responsible for creating more than one million jobs since their founding.  Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region and other criteria, can be found on Inc.com.

About Inc. 5000
The Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2005 through 2008. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by the first week of 2005, and therefore able to show four full calendar years of sales. Additionally, they have to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2008.

About Language Services Associates
Since 1991, LSA has been helping people communicate with their non-English speaking population in a variety of settings and industry segments, including healthcare, government, utilities, insurance and financial services.  Founded by Laura K. T. Schriver, LSA is committed to providing innovative technology solutions, including over-the-phone (IBT) interpreting services with real-time reporting and Video Remote Interpretation (VRI) services.  With a network of more than 5,000 global Linguists, LSA offers translation and interpretation services in 230 languages.  The company delivers a full suite of premium language-based solutions, including Telephone Interpreting (TI), On-Site Interpreting, VRI, Translation and Localization, American Sign Language (ASL) and Intercultural Consulting.  For more information on LSA, please call 1-800-305-9673 or visit us on the Web at www.lsaweb.com.