Lionbridge Acquires Clay Tablet Technologies

Lionbridge Technologies has acquired Toronto’s Clay Tablet Technologies.

The US firm, which specializes in translation and marketing services, not not disclose how much it paid for Clay Tablet, a provider of integration software that connects content management systems with translation processes and technologies.

Lionbridge says that, as a result of the acquisition, it will be ale to “provide a complete portfolio of services and technologies that enable clients to seamlessly create, manage, and optimize global digital customer experiences across every channel including Web, email, and social media platforms.”

“With the proliferation of web content and cloud architectures, content and communications require continuous updates across languages and channels,” explains Lionbridge’s CEO, Rory Cowan. “This global, real-time engagement requires both proven, global connectivity software and market-leading translation processes.”

“We will build on Clay Tablet’s market-leading connector and web content platform technologies to broaden our global digital marketing offerings across content systems and vertical markets,” he added.

Lionbridge was founded in 1996. In 2008 Clay Tablet was a Red Herring finalist.