technical translation

December 14, 2020

Why do you need a translation style guide?

Why do you need a translation style guide? How can you ensure your brand image remains consistent when translating content for the global marketplace? Many businesses use style guides to create English language content, but they may not realize the importance of developing one for their […] (Read more...)

December 7, 2020

Case Study: Technical translation for operating manuals and HMI strings

Executive Summary Our client, a global provider of packaging solutions, received overseas orders for machines used for bottling pharmaceuticals. The machine labels, strings for the human-machine interface, and operating manual all required translation into multiple languages. The Challenge The content was highly specialized.  Finding technical […] (Read more...)

November 23, 2020

Translation for CAD drawings: process and procedures

Translation for CAD drawings: process and procedures Our clients in architecture, engineering, industrial design, and manufacturing often need translation for CAD drawings.  For these projects, teamwork and communication between the translation project manager and the client is essential. What files do we need? For almost […] (Read more...)

November 23, 2020

Translation for technical terms: how to build a multilingual glossary

Translation for technical terms: how to build a multilingual glossary When a client comes to us with a specialized translation job, we recommend translation for technical terms followed by creation of a multilingual glossary to guide the translation process. Most industries have their own specialized […] (Read more...)

October 2, 2020

What is back translation?

What is back translation? Occasionally, a language services client needs an additional validation step called a “back translation.” Back translation is the translation of a target document back to the original source language. The process guards against potentially lethal mistakes in specialized, technical and medical materials. Who […] (Read more...)