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English to Italian
Spanish to Italian
Italian to English

Francesco Volpe

Local time: 05:04 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Italian Native in Italian
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
IT (Information Technology)Manufacturing
Telecom(munications)Automation & Robotics
Computers (general)Computers: Hardware
Computers: Systems, NetworksElectronics / Elect Eng
Engineering: IndustrialTourism & Travel

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 614, Questions answered: 277, Questions asked: 42
Translation education Master's degree - University of Pisa
Experience Years of translation experience: 31. Registered at Feb 2001. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Italian (Associazione Italiana Traduttori e Interpreti)
Memberships AITI
Software Adobe Acrobat 5.0, Adobe Illustrator 10, Framemaker, Interleaf, Norton Antivirus 2000, Norton Personal Firewall 2002, Office 2000, Powerpoint, SDLX, STAR Transit
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Industrial Automation (Programmable Controllers, Process & Motion Control, Engineering & Drive System Solutions, Sensors, Switches, etc) - Electronics - Computer - Hardware - Software - Networking - New Technologies - Marketing - Telecommunications - Linguistics - Sport - Tourism

I have been working in the translation industry since 1987, covering multiples roles, such as owner of a company, project manager, translator, reviewer, localization specialist.

In my career I have translated a wide range of technical manuals, user's manuals, marketing and commercial documents (brochures, catalogues, company newsletters, etc.), press releases, product guides, presentations, web sites, etc., working both for direct clients and translation companies worldwide.

I specialize in the industrial automation (motion & process control, sensors, PLC programming, operator interfaces, industrial computers, I/O products, motor management, drives, etc.) computer hardware/software, electronics, networking, test equipment, social studies, marketing and sports fields.

I have a Degree in Foreign Languages from the University of Palermo (Italy) and I specialized in Applied Linguistics at the University of Pisa, Italy.

I have started my career as a translator working for the University of Palermo and translating English and Spanish literature-related articles for the Istituto di Letteratura Anglo-Americana.

In 1988 I started my own business and created a translation agency. I established working relationships with private companies and public institutions, both in Italy and abroad, and with other Italian translation companies.

In 1997, I decided to accept an offer to work abroad for The Corporate Word (later Language Management International and then Berlitz GlobalNet), and moved to Pittsburgh, USA, as in-house technical translator and Italian linguist.

From 1998 to 1999 I have been working as in-house technical translator for Allen-Bradley in Cleveland, USA, and in 1999 I joined Rockwell Automation, a world leader industrial automation company, as Localization Specialist. In 2009 I have been appointed Translation Manager EMEA, which is my current position.

I have been a member AITI Italian Translators and Interpreters Association (AITI), and also served as member of regional commettee of Tuscany.
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 709
PRO-level pts: 614

Top languages (PRO)
English to Italian498
Italian to English113
Spanish to Italian3
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Electronics / Elect Eng49
Automotive / Cars & Trucks31
IT (Information Technology)19
Mechanics / Mech Engineering18
Automation & Robotics11
Energy / Power Generation8
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May 30, 2014

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