Across Systems GmbH

Across Systems GmbH is the manufacturer of the Across Language Server, a market-leading software platform for all corporate language resources and translation processes. Located in the Karlsruhe technology belt, the company headquarters in Karlsbad manages the activities of Across around the globe.

Within the scope of its product development and market activities, Across cooperates with international educational institutions and associations and is coached by three advisory boards: the Corporate Advisory Board, the LSP Advisory Board, and the Translators’ Advisory Board. The advisory board members represent renowned technology companies and language service providers who also use an Across Language Server for their translation management. The members of the Translators‘ Advisory Board are freelance translators with extended knowledge in various CAT tools.

Advisory board

At a Glance

  • Manufacturer of the Across Language Server, a market-leading software platform for corporate resources and translation processes
  • About 80 employees worldwide
  • Founded in 2004



Niko Henschen
Chief Executive Officer

Niko Henschen has headed the company from the outset. He obtained his degree in industrial engineering from the University of Karlsruhe. Before joining Across Systems, he served as director of a specialized IT distribution company.
Always focusing on the economic success and further business development of Across Systems, he has created a corporate culture in which enthusiasm and shared visions are firmly rooted. In a motivating work environment, every employee at Across contributes to the achievement of the joint goals with joy and commitment.


"If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view." (Henry Ford)

Across combines people with diverse qualifications, experiences, and opinions to a strong team. The individual strengths of every team member contribute to the overall success, regardless of the capacity in which the person serves – as a highly qualified IT expert, a programmer, an administrative employee, or an experienced translator. Across offers suitable challenges for professional newcomers and seasoned industry experts alike.

Your opportunity for the future at Across Systems

Corporate Guidelines

  • The core competence of Across is the development of software.
  • The products of Across are state-of-the-art technology. They are distinguished by high process orientation, open interfaces, and comprehensive functionality.
  • Our actions are centered around our customers.
  • The declared goal is for our products to reflect the processes of our customers, not for our customers to adapt their processes to our products.
  • We are aware that the products of Across are mission-critical for our customers.
  • Across products are distinguished by stability and reliability, and our services are characterized by competence and speed.
  • The sales prices of Across are fair, allowing our customers a quick return on investment and allowing Across to engage in long-term, sustainable further development of its technologies.
  • Across is an independent technology provider. We do not offer language services, nor do we have any corporate ties with language service providers.
  • We derive our application competence from our intensive exchange of technical information with our customers and partners.
  • Our corporate policy has a long-term international orientation.
  • Across offers its employees attractive jobs and strives for long-term employment relationships.
  • Managers and employees of Across feel equally committed to these guidelines.