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MTT Winter Newsletter

MTT Winter Newsletter

Our Winter Newsletter is now available for you to download.

There's details of our Christmas opening hours, staff profiles, information about our Mince Pie Morning we are holding on 7th December and news on what we've been up to over 2018.

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How do I translate notations in images?

How do I translate notations in images?

Notations or labels in images are often not editable within a document. It can be awkward to try and find a way to translate them neatly.

In an ideal world, an image would have key numbers insert… Continue Reading »

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When you need it fast: Top tips on how to get a speedy translation of a technical manual

When you need it fast: Top tips on how to get a speedy translation of a technical manual

Here are our top tips on how to get a fast translation when your deadline is tight.

  1. First of all pick up the phone and call 0844 856 1086 to let us know you have an urgent project.
  2. Send over a cop… 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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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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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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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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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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5 top tips to help you ensure a quality technical manual translation

5 top tips to help you ensure a quality technical manual translation

Translating a technical manual is a specialist job, needing a clear understanding of the functions and features of the equipment being described. It’s not a job that any translator can take on, … Continue Reading »

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Interpreters for business meetings

Interpreters for business meetings

Interpreters cost money – so why should you have one?

When you’re looking at an overseas project, perhaps for the first time, you’ll want to keep a tight rein on expenses which can quickly sp… Continue Reading »

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