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08:08 Jun 21, 2005
German to English translations [PRO] Marketing - Furniture / Household Appliances
German term or phrase:Manufakturfertigung
The customer is a master craftsman who makes kitchen furniture and uses the following phrase:-
das Wertschema für Qualität, Balance und Manufakturfertigung.
I`m considering \"factory production\" but I don`t like it because his products are made by hand. Any ideas out there ? Thanks in advance
The big question: is the furniture handmade or does the man run a factory? I guess he wants to stress "hand-made" quality.
What's wrong with "manufacture"? That word allows nearly as many
interpretations as the German "Manufakturfertigung".
08:16 Jun 21, 2005
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28 mins confidence: peer agreement (net): +2
Explanation: maybe this gets the message across
Hermann Local time: 03:24 Native speaker of: English, German PRO pts in category: 16
Production craftsmanship Thanks to all
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Explanation: True, bespoke is usually used in connection with made to measure clothing - but it need not be restricted to clothing. In a wider sense it can mean `personal´ or `specific´.
Frosty Local time: 04:24 Works in field Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 12