Blog category - Industry

  • Engineering translation – why use Simplified Technical English?

    Engineering translation – why use Simplified Technical English?

    Simplified Technical English (STE) was developed in the early 1980s (as AECMA Simplified English) to help second-language speakers of English clearly and easily understand technical manuals written in English. Read more »

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    Communicating effectively in logistics and supply chain

    The logistics and supply chain sector has experienced extreme challenges during the Coronavirus pandemic. A survey conducted in March by the Institute for Supply Chain Management found that nearly 75 per cent of companies reported supply chain disruptions in one form or another due to Covid-19-related transportation restrictions.

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  • Building Services

    Building Services – Why effective communication in any language is paramount

    Tendering and bidding are an integral part of the building services industry’s efforts in securing building contracts and ensuring future profitability. Our translation experts explain why effective communication in any language is so important, but especially when targeting lucrative foreign contracts.

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  • How translation services can help your business secure international tenders

    How translation services can help your business secure international tenders

    The perpetual development of the technological world – and our increasing reliance upon it – has led to the lowering of many historical borders. As a consequence, countless business opportunities which would have once seemed logistically impractical are now commonplace.

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  • Patent Translation

    Protecting Your IP: Understanding Patent Translation

    Patent translation is the practice of protecting your intellectual property with regards to patents in languages other than your own, by translating a patent from language into another. Requiring more technical ability and an in-depth understanding of many areas of the target language, patent translation is a must for ensuring your product ideas are not copied on the international market.

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  • Simplified Technical English and how it can help you

    Simplified Technical English and how it can help you

    Clear communication is vital in every industry, from Medicine, Aviation and Engineering to Training and Education. When your goal is to send important messages, without running the risk of the recipient misunderstanding them, a good starting point is Simplified Technical English (STE).

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