Member since Aug '02

Working languages:
English to Dutch
English to Flemish
French to Dutch
French to Flemish
Portuguese to Dutch

Also a University Teacher in Translation

Local time: 10:17 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Dutch Native in Dutch
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Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Training
Specializes in:
AgricultureGovernment / Politics
PatentsLaw: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright
Mechanics / Mech EngineeringAutomotive / Cars & Trucks
Cooking / CulinaryFood & Drink
Tourism & Travel

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 579, Questions answered: 254, Questions asked: 134
Translation education Master's degree - H.I.V.T
Experience Years of translation experience: 21. Registered at Oct 2001. Became a member: Aug 2002. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Dutch (University College Antwerp)
English to Flemish (University College Antwerp)
Portuguese to Dutch (University College Antwerp)
Portuguese to Flemish (University College Antwerp)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Catalyst, DejaVu, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume English (DOC)
Professional practices GertV endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.0).
About me
My main areas of expertise are:

* Technical Translations & Patents
- Translation of Patents E -> NL for a Belgian Translation Agency (5.000 to 20.000 words/month)
- Translation of Patents for the Procter & Gamble Co. E -> NL
- Translation of Technical manuals for various companies (Kimberly Clark, Tuthill, Nilfisk, Zetes, Dorma, Avery Dennison,...) (10.000 words/month)

* press releases and articles:
- financialbusiness: translations F/E -> NL for leading Belgian financial magazines Trends & Bizz
- architecture: translations F/E -> NL for the Belgian architecture magazine NIEUW/NEUF
- gastronomy: translations F -> NL for the Belgian magazines Ambiance and Creatieve Keuken
- leisure: 'tips for trips' articles in the Belgian magazine Ambiance, tourist brochures for the international Semindex book .
- medical: translations F -> NL for the Belgian magazine 'De Huisarts'

* Security & Safety Manuals. Recent Projects:
- Security Manual Deutsche Post Euro Express (E -> NL)
- Safety Data Sheets Kimberly Clark (E -> NL)
- Safety Regulations Air Liquide (E -> NL)

* Legal Texts. Recent Projects:
- Criminal Case File PT -> NL
- Various Appeals PT -> NL
Keywords: gastronomy, leisure, financial/business, safety & security, legal, medical, architecture, patents, technical

Profile last updated
Jan 3

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