History

1-stopAsia is inspired by the world’s oldest and still-running independent company – Kongo Gumi, Co.Ltd., which lasted more than 1400 years. 1-StopAsia’s goal is to remain as the oldest and most respected translation company even after a few millennia.

History

Our company today

1-StopAsia is among the leading Language Service Providers for Asian language translation in the world. Since we started, we’ve been consistently expanding, currently spanning three continents and many offices. We are aware that our history is part of our company culture, and that it’s history that both humbles us and pushes us in new and exciting directions. With this in mind, we’ve gathered some of the most important milestones we’ve reached below.

Our company’s timeline

2018

1-StopThailand established (Bangkok, Thailand)

1-StopAsia: Ranked for the 4th time in Inc. Magazine’s “Fastest Growing Companies in America Top 5,000”. We’ve been ranked #2831

Included in TOP 30 of North America (20th) and TOP 100 in the world of largest Language Service Providers from Common Sense Advisory (92th)

ISO 9001/2015 and ISO 17100/2015 certification obtained

1-StopMedia

2017

1-StopMedia established
(Seoul, Korea)

2016

2016 - Ranked 3rd time in Inc. Magazine’s “Fastest Growing Companies in America Top 5,000”

1-StopBulgaria established
(Plovdiv, Bulgaria)

1-StopJapan established
(Tokyo, Japan)

1-StopAsia: Ranked for the 3rd time in Inc. Magazine’s “Fastest Growing Companies in America Top 5,000”

1-StopKorea

2015

1-StopKorea established
(Seoul, Korea)

 

2014

Company name changed from “1-Stop Translation” to “1-StopAsia”

INC 5000 for 2018

2012/2013

1-Stop Translation: Listed in Inc. Magazine’s “Fastest Growing Companies in America Top 5,000” for 2 consecutive years

UriChina

2011

Urichina.com – acquired
a Chinese language training company for Korean speakers

2004

1-Stop Translation: Contracts signed with various government agencies, industries, and translation companies, including

  • The State of California
    • Department of Rehabilitation
    • Department of Motor Vehicles
    • Department of Social Services
    • Orange County Registrar of Voters
  • UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund)
  • UN and UNDP (United Nations Development Programme)
  • WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization)

1-StopChina

2003

1-Stop Translation China established in Shenyang, China

1999 ATA conference

2001

Relocated to USA, registered 1-Stop Translation USA LLC on the 3rd of May.

The picture shows the booth of 1-Stop Translation USA LLC at ATA 2001

2000

25th of January – Registered K-21 inc. alongside 3 employees.

Selected as a translator for the website of the 2002 FIFA World Cup in Korea and Japan.

2001 Relocate to USA

1999

Don becomes a member of ATA

The company managed to earn $120,000

1998 - First Website

1998

$4000 earned,  www.1stoptr.com with  created alongside the 1-Stop Translation brand, first SDL Trados Studio license bought.

1997

First website created – www.donshin.com appearing 2nd in Yahoo searches for ‘English into Korean’

“The Sales from his first website reached $400 “

1995

The translation company “Yeonsanjae” was extablished in Seoul, Korea

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