Leviton Launches French and Spanish Language Versions of Website Further supports company's expanded initiative of global connectivity
MELVILLE, N.Y., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leviton today launched French and Spanish language versions of www.leviton.com, expanding the company's global web presence. The French and Spanish translated versions of the website will automatically update to synchronize with the English language website. Customers can now access www.leviton.com in a language they're more comfortable with, gaining access to complete resources and best uses for various Leviton products.
"As Leviton expands our presence in the international marketplace, we recognized the increased number of French and Spanish speaking customers and understood the need to connect with them in the language they're most comfortable," said Daryoush Larizadeh, Leviton's Chief Operating Officer. "Leviton aims to continue growing our business on a global level, and through these types of initiatives, we've been able to provide customers in the residential, commercial and industrial building industries with complete solutions across the globe."
Leviton's drive for global connectivity has enabled the company to grow its business and connect with customers – from general contractors to weekend do-it-yourselfers – across global regions. Utilizing linguistic tools, Leviton now has the ability to translate Leviton.com into any language dependent on customer demand.
"The translation of Leviton.com is a process we've been undertaking for quite some time, ensuring that nearly every page on the website is translated properly into French and Spanish," explained David Keller, Leviton's Senior Director of e-Business. "Through the use of linguistics capabilities, Leviton has established a turnkey approach that automatically updates and maintains each version of the website once the U.S. version is updated."
Accessed via drop-down tab at the top of the homepage, the French and Spanish language websites are completely overhauled versions of Leviton.com, which was launched in English in January 2012. The website welcomes visitors with a clean interface layout and a rotating carousel of vibrant images that links directly to key pages on the site. The navigation menu allows for simple browsing by condensing the number of tabs, bucketing relevant information under each tab and providing visitors the option to search for specific products or by solution. The site also links visitors to all of Leviton's social media channels directly from the homepage.
Leviton is the smart choice, providing the most comprehensive range of solutions to meet the needs of today's residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Leveraging more than a century of experience, Leviton helps customers create sustainable, intelligent environments through its electrical wiring devices, network and data center connectivity solutions, and lighting energy management systems. From switches and receptacles, to daylight harvesting controls, networking systems, and equipment for charging electric vehicles, Leviton solutions help customers achieve savings in energy, time and cost, all while enhancing safety. For more information, visit www.leviton.com, http://www.facebook.com/leviton, http://twitter.com/leviton or http://www.youtube.com/Levitonmfg.