Member since Oct '08

Working languages:
Spanish to Czech
Czech to Spanish
English to Czech
Italian to Czech
Czech to English

Petra van Benten Knotova
Technical & Legal +34646299013

Local time: 07:17 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Czech Native in Czech
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Listed as a translator of the Czech Embassy in Spain (website Business&Economy section)
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization
Specializes in:
Law (general)Cosmetics, Beauty
Mechanics / Mech EngineeringTextiles / Clothing / Fashion
Furniture / Household AppliancesAutomotive / Cars & Trucks
Human ResourcesIT (Information Technology)
Tourism & TravelCertificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs

Glossaries IT glossary
Translation education Master's degree - Charles University, Prague and New Mexico State University, USA
Experience Years of experience: 22. Registered at Jan 2002. Became a member: Oct 2008. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Czech (Charles University, Prague)
Spanish to Czech (Charles University, Prague)
Czech to Spanish (University of Granada, Spain)
Czech to English (New Mexico State University, USA)
Italian to Czech (Centro G.Leopardi,Scuola di Lingua e Cult.Italiana)
Memberships Xarxa
Software Adobe Acrobat, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Events and training
Professional practices Petra van Benten Knotova endorses's Professional Guidelines.
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Screen new clients (risk management)
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
  • Buy or learn new work-related software





Robotic line (SHRobotic)
Automated vehicles (ASTI)
Vacuum solutions (Edwards, Atlas Copco)
Compressors (Howden ČKD)
Welding and plasma cutting (ESAB, Thermal Dynamics, Stoody, Soldimes, Serra)
Machining centres (Lau-nik, Lan-bi, Masted Assembly, Danobat)Presses (Marzola, Fagor)
Extrusion products (Alcoa)
Containers (Contenur, Faus, Pivnička)
Conveyor belts (Convey, Biele)
Cardboard box packaging line (Tavil)
Industrial vacuums and air movers (DeWalt)
Steam solutions (Spirax Sarco)
Surface treatment plants (Sidasa)
Construction systems (Jipka)
Machines: Hot-Melt fusion machine (Valco Melton),
slitting/winding (Bobst Group), paper (Lantier), warping (Johnson Controls), flexoprinting (Enviroxi)
Hoses (Espiroflex)
Electrical engineering (Microcomp, Lazpiur) 

ENERGY Solar/Wind (Siliken Group, Eclareon, Hilti) Waste technologies (Meri) Water technologies (Aqualia, Aquaclean) Energy micro-generation (Whispergen) Gas stations (Red Tortuga)

CUPRA, SEAT Ateca - e-courses for dealers
Car parts assembly lines (SHRobotic, Dura, Grupo Antolin, Biele)
Tools and presentations (CIE Automotive, SEAT)
Components (Magna, Viza, NGK, Tenneco-Monroe)
Service documentation (Volvo Trucks)
Motor oils (Eni)

E-LEARNING COURSES (FCC, Spirax Sarco, Seat)

Whirlpool, Solac, Fagor, JVC, Ufesa, Peli, Tres, Faladesa, Focco 

TOYS (Famosa, Educa Borrás, Sambro)

FURNITURE (Zown, MaxChief, Sp.Berner)

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS, fertilizers, biocides, insecticides, plant biostimulants, testing kits (Astar, Syngenta, Quimunsa, Vircell)


Banking (La Caixa), cPanel web hosting software
Telecommunications (Telefónica - E-shopping software modules, web site)
Software systems (Microsoft PLC portal)
PeopleSoft - Supply Chain and Asset Lifecycle Management modules,
NTR software, Cisco Systems software, Pandora FMS monitoring, Madrid Stock Exchange)
Hardware (Conceptronic)
Optical devices (Topcon)

IN-HOUSE Sr. Translator/Editor - META4, Madrid, Spain (1999-2001)
Software products, manuals & online help: Human Resource and Knowledge Management, Payroll & Accounting

Translation & quality assurance, editing and proofreading


EU initiatives:

European Institute for Innovation and Technology - EIT FOOD manual for startups
EU Dual Education UpenAuto project - profiles of future engineers
EU/Cenfim study - Digital transformation in the wood furniture industry
European Parliament tender - Amendments to a Regulation proposal 

International adoptions - documentation (2011 - to date)
Assessment reports - eligibility of CaixaBank Board members
GDPR, Spanish Supreme Court sentences
Claims (divorce, mortgage, extradition, arrest warrants), Police reports
Employment agreements
Contracts and certificates (SEPE, trade, civil, property registry)
Tender-related correspondence

Certificates & diplomas
(USA, Spain, Argentina, Dominican Rep., Colombia, Paraguay, Venezuela, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast, Czech Rep.)

Meta4 inhouse position - HR software & manuals

Job positions/ HR training manuals (Barceló Hotels)
Codes of conduct, sustainability policy (Colfax, Lhoist, Spirax Sarco, Via Outlets, Ecco)
HR software (PeopleSoft, Cikautxo)
Databases (Infoempleo), company policies (Univar, Applus+),
Occupational risks (Mango), training manuals (Telefónica)
Internal communication guidelines / announcements / instructions (Grupo Antolin, Edwards, Aldi)

Catalogues (Zara - Grupo Inditex)
MANGO - web site, HR standards, marketing texts
Clothes & accessories collections
Updates for Desigual, Bershka, Next, Stradivarius, Jocavi
Shoes - Chiruca, Ecco

Germaine de Capuccini - complete documentation: product descriptions, marketing, presentations
Lactovit - TV spot, marketing questionnaires
ISDIN, Procare Health - product descriptions
Physiorelax products
Beauty products - Skin Science, Casmara, Suavinex, Yodeyma Paris,
Armonia Cosmética natural, Laboratorios Atache, Naturalium Beauty Emotions
Foreo facial cleansing brushes

SolBooking - Murcia website
Texts for two large Spanish airlines
Astana Expo materials
Timeshare contracts
Texts for Gran Hotel Bali, Iberostar Saidia, Barceló
Europe Senior Tourism (official Spanish Govt. site)
Promotur - Turismo Canarias - web site
Texts for IFEMA
Petchey Leisure travel magazine
Brochures and other tourism-related texts 

Blog website
Valencian agricultural products - Natural Sweeties website
Spanish wine-making
Food packaging & drink labels
(Telepizza, Cuétara, Cola Cao, Hornimans, Carbonell olive oil, fish products Isabel, Aguinaga, meat products)
Menu cards (Budweiser Budvar restaurant, Moto GP Brno)


Magazine Somos FCC
Edwards’ (Atlas Copco) internal magazine Connected
Czech Business & Trade magazine (Ministry of Industry and Trade)
Export Guarantee and Insurance Corporation's (EGAP) web site
Insurance agreements
Marketing and training materials (Heinz-Glass)

New organ for St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague - contract
Subtitling - Spanish film El Verdugo (The Executioner) by L. G. Berlanga
Spanish film-making (Universidad Complutense, Madrid)
Czech music (Czech Center, Madrid)

Business meetings (Spanish Chamber of Commerce, Prague)
Import/Export - oil & food products, Alicante
Real estate - Jávea, Spain

TOURIST SERVICES - Valencia Region; Prague official tourist guide
Incentive Travel


- MA in Spanish, New Mexico State University, USA
- MA in Translation Studies, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep.
Minors in Education
- Erasmus (Tempus) Scholarship - Translation Dept., University of Granada, Spain
- Centro G. Leopardi (Scuola di Lingua e Cultura Italiana), Valencia - Italian language courses
- Boswell Institute (University of Utrecht, the Netherlands) - Dutch language courses
- Universidad Europea CEES, Madrid, Spain: Investment & Translation Markets seminars

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Total pts earned: 69
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Top languages (PRO)
Spanish to Czech57
Czech to Spanish12
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Mechanics / Mech Engineering19
Law (general)11
Food & Drink8
Engineering (general)8
Government / Politics4
Metallurgy / Casting4
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