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How to keep your costs in check when translating technical documents

How to keep your costs in check when translating technical documents

Over 50% of the projects we manage at MTT are translations of technical documents. For example we regularly handle

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We’re sorry but we can’t translate that: here’s why

We’re sorry but we can’t translate that: here’s why

As a long-standing translation agency with over 35 years’ experience, you’d expect us to be able to handle anything you could send our way. Most of the time we do and we provide a great serv… Continue Reading »

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How to prepare a technical manual for translation

How to prepare a technical manual for translation

If you’re writing a technical manual or other technical document from scratch, which you will then need to have produced in a different language, there are several things you can do to help make… Continue Reading »

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Marketing translations for technical products – it’s what we’re good at

Marketing translations for technical products – it’s what we’re good at

Selling your highly technical products overseas can be tricky – you’ve got a cutting-edge, hi-tech product which needs to make the right impact with a specialist audience. How do you make su… Continue Reading »

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Safe chemical storage ensured by translations from MTT

Safe chemical storage ensured by translations from MTT

DENIOS originated in Germany and has grown into a global market leader over the past few decades.

At the UK Office in Newport, Shropshire with a 37,225sq ft production plant, a wide range of larg… Continue Reading »

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What’s it take to be a good technical translator?

What’s it take to be a good technical translator?

Just because you have ten fingers, it doesn’t make you a concert pianist. Similarly, just because you speak a language it doesn’t necessarily follow that you’ll be a good technical transla… Continue Reading »

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How do I get a technical document translated – where should I start?

How do I get a technical document translated – where should I start?

Technical translations need to be clearly understood and they must be accurate. The potential for accidents, injury or damage if technical documents are not translated correctly is enormous.

Know… Continue Reading »

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How do I get a technical drawing or diagram translated?

How do I get a technical drawing or diagram translated?

Technical drawings or diagrams often form part of a technical manual and can occasionally be problematic to translate.

You may only have a pdf of the original drawing or even just a hardcopy … Continue Reading »

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Translating critical documents in the public eye

Translating critical documents in the public eye

Translation became the focus of one news story this June as the British government met embarrassment over its translation of Theresa May’s Brexit Plan. The British government sought to do a fa… Continue Reading »

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Going on holiday - why should you learn some of the local language?

Going on holiday - why should you learn some of the local language?

A recent survey of over 2000 people by the British Council found that 40% were embarrassed by their language skills but 65% said that learning a few words and phrases before going abroad was imp… Continue Reading »

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