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Language service provider for mechanical engineering: tailored technical translations

Innovative products are emerging in mechanical engineering and technical engineering. The “Made in Germany” brand is a mark of premium engineering and is in demand worldwide. Accordingly, statistics show that approx. 75% of German machines are exported abroad (see Statista, 2018).

The mechanical engineering branch of industry is one of the strongest in the German economy. The highest technical standards, maximum precision and centuries of experience are characteristic of this sector. Of course it also goes without saying that communication in these other countries, in other words professional translation for mechanical engineering, must also meet these requirements. Technical manuals, instructions for use, operating instructions and product specifications must be precise and comprehensible so that the products are convincing and are used appropriately.

oneword grew up as a language service provider for mechanical engineering: many of our clients communicate with us in multiple languages. Therefore, our professional and expert project management team and team of professional translators specialise in this industry and will happily assist you with your translation project.

Zitat Heino

“Accuracy and experience are the key elements in professional translation for mechanical engineering and technology.”

Heino Ehlers, oneword GmbH

Translations for mechanical engineering and production technology

With technical translations, the key is for the professional translator to be well versed in the technical complexities and familiar with the appropriate terminology. That is why, as a language service provider for mechanical engineering, we work exclusively with native-speaker industry experts. We recruit these via various qualifying measures, all compliant with ISO 17100, and, during this process, check that the professional translators have practical experience in the mechanical engineering sector, whether through appropriate studies or through relevant experience dealing with technical texts and documents. You are welcome to send us a list of terms and specialised terminology to be used. Some examples of translation subjects in the technology industry for mechanical engineering, production and engineering:

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Production engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Vehicle construction and technology
  • Materials engineering
  • Automation
  • Plastics technology
  • Construction
  • Electrical engineering
  • Plant engineering
Illig Maschinenbau GmbH

“We have enjoyed a friendly and extremely successful collaboration with oneword since 2014. We were impressed by their commitment and immediate willingness to explore new avenues in software translation with us from the outset. The consistently high translation quality, reliability and competence of all our contacts, even under tight deadlines, continues to amaze us.”

Dieter Hummel, Technical Documentation Product Manager, ILLIG Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG

High-quality ISO 17100-compliant professional translation

Our ISO 17100 certification is your guarantee of the highest quality professional translation. Among other things, the guidelines stipulate that your texts should only be translated by native speakers with experience in the industry and that they should then be revised by an independent reviser. Our three-stage quality assurance procedure means that, ultimately, you can be sure of getting a quality product.

Use of the latest technologies and supportive software solutions, both in project management and during the translation process, means we – as your language service provider for mechanical engineering – are able to provide you with an efficient service with satisfactory conditions.

oneword has established itself as a reliable partner for mechanical engineering translations for both suppliers and manufacturers

Our project managers will be happy to assist you with your technical translation project. We provide professional translation into and from over 80 languages. The most common translation projects are from German to English, German to French, German to Spanish, German to Dutch, German to Italian, German to Russian and German to Chinese. See here for our full range of languages. Do not hesitate to call us or send us an e-mail. We look forward to receiving your request.

Translations for mechanical engineering – we look forward to translating these and other texts for you:

  • Tender documents
  • User manuals
  • Operating and assembly instructions
  • Brochures and catalogues
  • Specialist books, specialist articles
  • Research reports
  • Manuals
  • Certificates of conformity
  • Specifications
  • Marketing texts
  • Bills of materials, spare parts lists
  • Technical documentation
  • Company reports
  • Patent specifications
  • Product descriptions
  • Website texts
Sarah Kern

Division Head

Sarah Gießler, oneword


For companies with proprietary content management or editing systems, for example Typo3 or SCHEMA, oneword offers direct connection to translation software such as RWS Trados and the Across Language Server. We are a certified SCHEMA partner and our expertise in this and other editing systems enables us to make your translation processes run smoothly. Easily expand your workflows to oneword with a seamless connection to your CMS or editing system. This ensures fast and effective processes. Contact us for details!

There are other clear benefits to collaborating with us:

  • Specialised teams of experts with many years of experience in the mechanical engineering and production technology sectors

  • Outstanding linguistic accuracy and translation expertise in marketing and technical documentation

  • Strict adherence to deadlines and close collaboration with customers

  • Fulfilment of rules and EU requirements and standards in technical documentation

  • Seamless integration of all translation workflows into product development
  • Web solutions for company-wide corporate language management
Phoenix Contact

“Once you’ve worked with oneword, you’ll see how good an experience it is. The whole team is so friendly, motivated and dependable. The translations are of an excellent standard. We also value oneword’s outstanding specialist knowledge of terminology and continual innovation.”

Steffen Schröder, Manager Translation Services, PHOENIX CONTACT GmbH & Co. KG

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