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Association of Finnish Translation Companies

Founded in 1983, SKTOL is an organisation of knowledge-driven companies which operate in the translation business in Finland. SKTOL promotes the interests of member companies, users of translation services, translators and the sector at large.

SKTOL is a founding member of the EUATC, the European umbrella organisation for the sector.

  • Yhdistymistä suunnitellaan Liiton 17.11.2016 Turussa pidetty syyskokous hyväksyi vuodelle 2017 historiallisen toimintasuunnitelman, joka tähtää tiiviimpään yhteistyöhön ja mahdollisesti yhdistymiseen Kites ry:n kanssa.
  • Liiton hallitus uudistuu SKTOL:n syyskokous valitsi 17.11. hallituksen vuodelle 2017 ja mukaan saatiin tuoreita voimia ja ideoita eli Semantixin Kalle Toivonen, Lingsoftin Ilona Eloranta ja Pauhun Linda Ahlblad.
  • Translating Europe Workshop Helsingissä TRANSLATING EUROPE: KIELITYÖ 2020 - Komission edustusto Suomessa, KAJ ja SKTOL järjestävät Translating Europe Workshopin Helsingissä 15. marraskuuta.

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A company that has operated full time in the translation sector for at least two years and whose turnover is at the level required by the Association can apply for membership of SKTOL. The company must accept SKTOL's mission, by-laws and ethical guidelines, and commit itself to observing them.

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What's in it for us?

SKTOL provides its members with up-to-date information on international developments and events in the sector, as well as training and discussion on various topics. Members also have the opportunity to influence initiatives affecting the sector, and competitive bidding rounds.

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SKTOL members come in all sizes, from small experts in a given language pair or special field, to large providers of multilingual communication services. The common denominators of SKTOL members include quality, a professional approach and the ambition to develop the quality of translation services and the operating prerequisites in the industry.

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