The Language Exchange
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PO BOX 750
716 E. Fairhaven Ave.
Burlington, Washington 98233

Translations For Exporting

Export Washington – a service of the Washington State Department of Commerce Business Services Division, is the source for Washington State businesses that want to begin exporting or expand their existing export activities. Services related to translations for exporting will help grows your business!

Washington State is poised for export! Washington provides one of the world’s leading trade and logistics hubs, with major ports and an outstanding transportation infrastructure.

 The Language Exchange Inc. has the experience to help your business grow!

 Why Export?

  • Ninety-five percent of the world’s customers and the fastest-growing markets are outside U.S. borders.
  • Businesses that export grow faster, stay in business longer and see more sales growth.
  • Exporting helps your business ride out economic downturns and enjoy more financial stability.
  • Exporting creates jobs and drives economic growth.

Export Washington Voucher Program – Up to $5,000 for your exporting needs

The Washington State Department of Commerce’s Export Voucher program offers qualified companies new to exporting or expanding into new export markets up to $5,000 for export-related expenses (a minimum 25 percent cash match is required).

Qualifying export expenses:

The following types of programs and expenses are eligible for an Export Voucher:

  • Trade show and trade mission fees, registration, etc.
  • Travel, airfare (U.S. carrier only)
  • Interpreter fees (oral, live interpreting and escort interpreters)
  • Translation services (website, marketing materials, product labels, etc.)
  • Export training programs and services of the U.S. Foreign Commercial Service
  • International Certifications
  • And more… See the Export Voucher Program Guidelines for more information

A Skagit County local export Washington success story

Janicki Industries, founded and run by engineers, designs and builds high-precision tooling for aerospace, marine, wind energy and transportation industries. With the help of the Washington State Department of Commerce, Janicki Industries developed and executed on a successful export plan. “The Department of Commerce is very business friendly,” reported Lisa Janicki, chief financial officer. “They helped us identify our needs and answered our questions about exporting.”

The Language Exchange, Inc.  has also collaborated with other Washington companies who export, since 1986, with management of translation projects for product labels, exposition brochures, and product manuals (however technical they may be) trade show signage, flyers and cards, website localization and interpreting services.

 We provide culturally competent language services.

Clients include Paccar, Sound Ocean Metal Fabricators, Skagit Valley Gardens, Pentair, Dri-Eaz, ClearSnap, Medela, Golden Goddess, LaBelle, Inc., McNett Corporation, Caron International, TruckVault, Diversified Business Communication, Absorption Corp., Flora, Inc. Vita-K, Pixelan Software, Alaska Ocean Seafood, AgroLabs, Inc. IRIS USA Inc. and other wonderful companies.

Document Translation project management by The Language Exchange:

  • Contracts
  • Marketing, including brochures, signage, business cards, events
  • Manuals, labels, packing documentation, bills of lading
  • Website Documents including web pages, online forms, blog posts, kiosk forms, online surveys
  • Product Labels (Examples of our work: exported fortified vitamins to Brazil, exported tea to Canada, exported cosmetics to Canada, labels for breast pumps, labels for dog food, exported radiant heaters to southern Asia and many more!)
  • Promotional Video Subtitles

Website Localization by The Language Exchange contractors

  • Translate Your Website
  • Increase International Sales

Interpreters contracting with The Language Exchange for

  • Foreign visitors
  • Personnel Issues
  • Customer Service
  • Escort Interpreters
  • Telephone Interpreters, connecting within 6 seconds – any language