Technical translation services

Does your business need accurate and efficient translation in the manufacturing, software, engineering, energy, oil & gas, food and beverage, and technology industries?

If so, you need a team, like ours, with technical translation services to accurately transform your documentation into more than 120 languages. We aim for budget optimization and fast turnaround while maintaining the flexibility to work with multiple formats and platforms.

In technical translation, machine translation and post-editing services are key. These services align with the principles of fast product release and budget optimization. Combining machine translation and human post-editing keeps businesses competitive in global markets.

Enhancing your product content with efficient technical translation

Conquering the language divide puts you at a great advantage in the current fast-paced global marketplace. To confidently breach barriers, your product content must be universally comprehensible and as efficient as possible for your customers, collaborators, installers, suppliers, and end-users around the world. 

Multi-platform multilingual documentation

Good video transcription is essential for making your audiovisual content accessible and engaging to a wider audience. We can take and transform content from your video files into text, which is especially useful when you need subtitles but have no written script to use as a source text.

Faster product releases

Extensive technical documents are typically costly and time-sensitive. To stay efficient, we use a powerful combination of cutting-edge automation and language technologies. This ensures your products reach the market quickly while maintaining quality.

Format compatibility

We offer desktop publishing (DTP) solutions to seamlessly adapt your content to almost any technical writing tool or format. This includes but isn’t limited to, CAD, InDesign, Visio, and MadCap Flare.

Budget optimization

We use a translation memory system to avoid redundant translations, keeping your costs reasonable and optimizing our translation process.

Your technical documents translated: niches included

When it comes to technical translation, we don’t shy away from working with less-visited niches. At the same time, we ensure to keep experts of all types aboard to offer technical translation services across a wide variety of document types. This includes:

+ Instruction Manuals
+ Operation Manuals
+ User Guides
+ Online Help
+ Product Guides

+ Bid Proposals
+ White Papers
+ Patents
+ Specifications
+ Data Sheets

+ Publications
+ Contract Agreements
+ Assembly Instructions
+ Technical Product Catalogs
+ Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

Easy content access with version control

Every translation version is stored and backed up in our translation memory. This makes it easy to access previous iterations, recycle previously used content, and save costs whenever updates are required.

Computer-assisted translation (CAT), machine translation post-editing (MTPE), and translation memory (TM) work in tandem for an optimized technical translations process. Combining intelligent tools that compare text with prior content, translation drafts from complex algorithms, and archived content that’s easily accessible facilitate fast turnaround and high-quality results.

Specialized language: accuracy and precision

Any difficulties for readers to interpret translations properly puts your customers’ safety and well-being at risk, along with your bottom line. Our team is capable and ready to handle specialized language across multiple industries to maintain accuracy and precision.

Optimized terminology management

Success in technical writing and translation puts glossary maintenance at the top of the list of priorities. Our team identifies, classifies, defines, and manages terminology in a consistent and efficient way in multiple languages. This ensures that your message is consistent across multiple translations.

Field expertise at its peak

We regularly work with a pool of 500 translators with qualifications in more than 60 languages across sectors like manufacturing, engineering, software, and beyond. It’s with this vast selection that we put together the best technical translation team for your projects, making sure you get the experts you need.

Why choose Smartwords?

Seamless process

An end-to-end localization service means you don’t have to turn to alternatives at any step of the process. We work with the tools and file formats you prefer, making us a one-stop shop for all your translation needs.

Industry specialization

Whatever industry you’re in, you’ll find reliable experts on our team who can work on your content. From legal and business, to energy and tourism, we have you covered.

Attention to details

Minor mishaps in translation can lay waste to an intended message and even damage a brand’s reputation. Our translation services involve an intense and meticulous process, preventing mistakes and elevating your content simultaneously.


In order to scale your content to a wider audience, you need experts in multiple fields with the capacity to translate into any language. With our team, you get both, and much more. We build a straightforward and scalable process, with plenty of room for communication throughout.


Markets across various industries can shift unexpectedly. Ambiguities and spontaneous market changes make expedient but prudent translation output a major advantage for any business. Our team produces quality work in a timely fashion.

Personalized approach

Managing multiple clients requires an agency to be quick on its feet and able to rapidly adjust to a client’s needs and requests. We do just that and ensure that clients always receive exactly what they expect.

Gain a competitive edge with Smartwords’ reliable and efficient technical translation services