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.


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


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 established
(Seoul, Korea)


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 established
(Seoul, Korea)



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

INC 5000 for 2018


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



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


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-Stop Translation China established in Shenyang, China

1999 ATA conference


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


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


Don becomes a member of ATA

The company managed to earn $120,000

1998 - First Website


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


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

“The Sales from his first website reached $400″


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

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