KLS was founded in 2004 by Volodymyr Kryvenko, professional interpreter and translator.
Each year the company enlarged the geography and scope of its services. Now, KLS is a regular provider of language services to many Ukrainian and international companies.
In 2018, KLS obtained ISO 9001:2015 (requirements for the management of business processes) and ISO 17100:2015 (requirements for translation services) certificates and, in 2021, ISO 18857:2017 (post-editing of machine translation output) and 18841:2018 (requirements for interpreting services delivered, in particular, through online platforms, subtitling and voiceover translation) certificates.
KLS Translation Agency maintains long-lasting cooperation with the Council of Europe and with such customers as the USAID Energy Security Project (Implemented by Tetra Tech ES, Inc.), Pact. Inc, BMJ, International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC), USAID Governance and Local Accountability (HOVERLA) Activity, USAID Economic Resilience Activity (ERA), USAID Nove Pravosuddya Justice Sector Reform Program, East Europe Foundation, US Embassy in Kyiv, United Nations Population Fund, IREX (International Research & Exchanges Board), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, DAI Global (Ukraine — Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure Activity, Ukraine — Financial Sector Transformation (FST)), Chemonics International, National Democratic Institute, Black & Veatch Spec. Proj., FIIAPP, European Union Anti-Corruption Initiative, Centre for Civil Liberties, Right to Protection CF and others.
KLS Translation Agency has been providing translation/interpretation services and renting equipment for simultaneous interpretation (both offline and online) to many of its clients.
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