Technical Translation

Your technical translations must accurately convey complex and often safety critical information in your required languages

Technical translations are essential in today’s global marketplace in order to create technical documentation in different languages for your international markets. Whether you produce manuals, datasheets or material specifications, technical documentation is representative of your brand and often safety critical, so your technical translations must accurately convey complex information in your required languages, whilst also being delivered in a timely manner to reduce your time to market.

Technical translation is where quality matters most. Our ISO 9001:2015 certification means we are rigorous and accountable in our quality management, and with the latest technology and unparalleled technical resources to hand, we guarantee superb technical translations and terminological integrity on each and every project. With over 35 years’ experience working with companies from different sectors to create professionally translated technical documentation, we have a wealth of experience to share with you to help you develop your business globally.

Why choose The Translation People?


Consistency of terminology is vital in technical documents, so this must be diligently respected in technical translation. Bespoke style guides and detailed glossaries, managed by a dedicated expert Account Manager, ensure consistently polished texts which use your preferred terminology and will be clearly understood by your target market.

Linguist insight

The only way to ensure an excellent technical translation, is to use a highly-skilled and experienced translator. We use translators who boast professional backgrounds in technical industries and our extensive network of trusted linguists includes former engineers, plant managers and automotive marketers. This industry insight promises accuracy and an acute awareness of sector challenges. Using the best linguists is more cost-effective, as they are able to quickly comprehend and translate complex industry-specific concepts.

Desktop Publishing

Our extensive publishing resources ensure that we can deliver projects in the format that you need, and quicker than ever before. Our in-house Desktop Publishing team can effortlessly process all popular formats found in the technical arena, including FrameMaker, InDesign, AutoCAD, graphics, and drawings, and can create technical illustrations to enhance your content.


We implement technology to guarantee precision. Our industry-leading technologies allow us to streamline the technical translation process by integrating tailored term bases into our Translation Memory, freezing out coding to ensure it remains intact in XML files, and seamlessly connecting your reviewers to our translations via a secure client portal.

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Technical Translation Examples

User manuals
Instructions for use and installation
Technical reports

Compliance guidance
Material specifications
Machinery installation guides
Health and safety documents

Product catalogues

Sales training
Instructional videos
Safety documentation

Our Recent Projects

We’re a trusted translation provider for many leading global brands as well as smaller businesses.

  • Translation of 30,000 words into 16 languages for patients on how to improve health, fitness and reduce obesity.
  • Translation of User Manuals and Engineer's Notes into 14 languages for an engineering company.
  • Translation & subtitling of internal communications in 5 languages for a client in the food & drink sector.
  • Software Translations for an online payment system into over 50 languages.

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