Captionmax Acquires National Captioning Canada to Grow Media Accessibility Services

Captionmax LLC (Captionmax) acquired Calgary, Alberta-based National Captioning Canada (NCC) on March 1, 2021. NCC will continue to operate with its market-leading captioning brand serving major Canadian broadcasters, government, profit and not-for-profit organizations. Together, the companies have already begun expanding service offerings in Canadain all areas of media accessibility and are currently hiring additional staff to support this expansion. The acquisition also provides for additional operational capacity and redundancies across geographies. All staff across both organizations will remain as part of the acquisition.

Captionmax LLC (Captionmax) acquired Calgary, Alberta-based National Captioning Canada (NCC) on March 1, 2021.

Captionmax began operating in 1993 by offering pre-recorded captioning services to the media and entertainment industry. Over the last 20+ years, the company has grown into one of the largest and most technologically complete accessibility companies across pre-recorded captioning, live captioning, audio description and media localization (multi-language subtitling and voice dubbing), serving multiple industry sectors. Captionmax believes the human element is a critical part of the work it produces. While technology has evolved, people remain a key factor in rendering their quality services. Captionmax employs over 190 people throughout the U.S. and Canada.

NCC was the pioneer in live closed captioning in Canada and is the largest provider of real-time captioning services based in Canada. It has proudly served Canadian broadcasters since the late 1980's and boasts the largest roster of the most skilled live captioners in the country.