Hello! This is AcmeCompany!

Swedish translation: Hej! Det här är Acme Company

15:59 Oct 8, 2011
English to Swedish translations [Non-PRO]
Advertising / Public Relations / Greeting
English term or phrase: Hello! This is AcmeCompany!
Dear colleagues,

I am preparing a little presentation for a Swedish company we might start working for (or so I hope). The presentation will take place in English, but in the introduction of my team I would like to include a quick greeting in Swedish.

Since I cannot claim that I speak a work of Swedish unfortunately, I thought I'd ask for your help here. How would you say this, for instance in the first slide of a presentation:

Hello! This is AcmeCompany!

Thank you very much for any suggestions!

Best,
Tomás
Tomás Cano Binder, BA, CT
Spain
Local time: 02:39
Swedish translation:Hej! Det här är Acme Company
Explanation:
This is a word-by-word translation. There are several alternatives. If you meet the Swedes in you own office, you could use the equivalent to Welcome! - which would be Välkomna (for two Swedes or more) / Välkommen (for one single Swede).
I hope you manage to put the diacritics over the a's, otherwise you'd better stick to English.

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Note added at 2 hrs (2011-10-08 18:16:10 GMT)
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If you are visiting them in their office, I figure you already say "Hello" when they open the door, or at some early instance, in any case sometime before opening the presentation. I would skip the "hello", I think. If you keep it, it looks like you want to treat the (new?) customer as an old friend. The "hello" would be more adequate in your own office, since you would be the dueño de la casa, free to do as you choose.
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larserik
Sweden
Local time: 02:39
Grading comment
Tusen tack!
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hello! this is acmecompany!
Hej! Det här är Acme Company


Explanation:
This is a word-by-word translation. There are several alternatives. If you meet the Swedes in you own office, you could use the equivalent to Welcome! - which would be Välkomna (for two Swedes or more) / Välkommen (for one single Swede).
I hope you manage to put the diacritics over the a's, otherwise you'd better stick to English.

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Note added at 2 hrs (2011-10-08 18:16:10 GMT)
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If you are visiting them in their office, I figure you already say "Hello" when they open the door, or at some early instance, in any case sometime before opening the presentation. I would skip the "hello", I think. If you keep it, it looks like you want to treat the (new?) customer as an old friend. The "hello" would be more adequate in your own office, since you would be the dueño de la casa, free to do as you choose.

larserik
Sweden
Local time: 02:39
Native speaker of: Swedish
Grading comment
Tusen tack!
Notes to answerer
Asker: Hi Lars-Erik! Thanks a lot! Actually I am visiting them in their office. Does this change your answer at all?

Asker: Oh my! I see that this is more complicated than I had expected. I should have known, for in Spanish things are also rather tricky if you want to hit the nail with these things. Indeed I have decided to keep the presentation in English. Thank you so much anyway!


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agree  Madeleine Bergström
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