Member since Jul '14

Working languages:
German to English

老馬識途 old horse knows the way

United Kingdom
Local time: 04:40 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: English Native in English
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Engineering (general)Engineering: Industrial
Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)Manufacturing
Science (general)Automotive / Cars & Trucks
ManagementElectronics / Elect Eng
Telecom(munications)Energy / Power Generation

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 36, Questions answered: 13, Questions asked: 5
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer
Experience Years of experience: 35. Registered at Feb 2005. Became a member: Jul 2014. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Indesign, Microsoft Word, CafeTran, SDL TRADOS, STAR Transit
CV/Resume CV available upon request
I started as an in-house translator in an engineering company in Essen in 1978 (leaving reference available). I have been a freelancer now for about 30 years. Most of my current work is with direct customers such as VDI, the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft and other institutes. I have translated probably more than 300 guidlines in all technical fields for the VDI, and a considerable number of scientific papers and technical reports for Fraunhofer IST and the WKI. For 15 years or so I have translated all papers and associated items for the VDI's Kunststoffe in Automobilbau conference. Each year I also translate the Fraunhofer IST yearbook.

I have also been a long-term collaborator with a number of leading translation agencies in Germany.

I lived in Essen for about 6 years from 1978 on, and in Munich for another 6 years in the 1990s.

I am also a writer and have my own small publishing company.

My private interests include horse riding, sailing / crewing in traditional tall ships, iyengar yoga, driving my old cars (a 1984 Mini and a 1992 Chevy Blazer 4x4 - the latter sadly recently deceased).
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German to English36
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Law (general)4
Mechanics / Mech Engineering4
Automotive / Cars & Trucks4
Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng4
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Profile last updated
Feb 17, 2019

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