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English translation: production maintenance department

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Dutch term or phrase:afdeling techniek
English translation:production maintenance department
Entered by: Chris Hopley
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11:49 Jul 15, 2002
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering / production facililty
Dutch term or phrase: afdeling techniek
"De afdeling techniek neemt samen met de produktieleider de week, maand en jaaroverzichten per machine door".

The text is about fault reporting procedures at a production plant. How is this department generally known in the UK?
Chris Hopley
Netherlands
Local time: 19:31
production maintenance department
Explanation:
Without context, I would have suggested "technical section" or "technical department" but the context would imply the above.

Datastream Customer Profiles -- Philips
... workers. Philips allots over 30 of its workers in the production maintenance
department to respond to corrective work orders. With ...
www.datastream.net/success/profPhilips.asp - 29k - Cached - Similar pages

McKee Foods Corporation, makers of Little Debbie Snack Cakes and ...
... Training Program; Willingness to work through departmental barriers and establish
a partnership with the customers of the Production Maintenance Department; ...
www.mckeefoods.com/careers/gen_pro_sup.htm
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Dave Greatrix
United Kingdom
Local time: 18:31
Grading comment
Cheers, Dave! This is what I've gone with.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +3production maintenance department
Dave Greatrix


  

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production maintenance department


Explanation:
Without context, I would have suggested "technical section" or "technical department" but the context would imply the above.

Datastream Customer Profiles -- Philips
... workers. Philips allots over 30 of its workers in the production maintenance
department to respond to corrective work orders. With ...
www.datastream.net/success/profPhilips.asp - 29k - Cached - Similar pages

McKee Foods Corporation, makers of Little Debbie Snack Cakes and ...
... Training Program; Willingness to work through departmental barriers and establish
a partnership with the customers of the Production Maintenance Department; ...
www.mckeefoods.com/careers/gen_pro_sup.htm


Dave Greatrix
United Kingdom
Local time: 18:31
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1747
Grading comment
Cheers, Dave! This is what I've gone with.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Christopher Smith
4 mins
  -> Cheers Chris

agree  Adam Smith
5 mins
  -> Cheers medabs

agree  Shilpa Dawda
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