French translation: OEM(original equipement manufacturer - fabricant d'equipement d'origine )
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07:40 Sep 5, 2001
English to French translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering
Explanation: There seems to be no equivalent term in French. OEM gets many hits in a French only search engine such as voila. Best to keep OEM and add an explanation in brackets, either the English or a translation such as fabricant d'origine.
Oh yes and by the way a BOM is a list of all the components that go in the box, for example, PC, mouse, keyboard, software CDs, release notes, User's Guide etc.
Here's some of the text from one hit on Voila.fr:
...a été livré. Chaque produit Microsoft OEM est fourni avec un Certificat Original avec un nouveau PC possèdent une licence OEM , cette licence est particulière car indépendamment de l’ordinateur. Une licence OEM rend le logiciel indissociable ...
mckinnc Local time: 22:39 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in pair: 371