background is textile machinery - specialize in technical and legal translations, that includes mechanical engineering, operating instructions, patents, legal documentations, such as employment contracts, law-suits, marriage and divorce certificates, immigration documentation, also financial reports and financial statements. Over the last 8 years I began translations for the automotive industry as well.
I started as in-house translator in Germany in 1970, was transferred to the US in 1974, and do freelance work since 1983. I am a native German speaker and have done translations for companies, such as Siemens, Bosch, BMW, I work with immigration lawyers to get all the certificates, etc. translated, and I have most of the local businesses (from textile to sewing notions to automotive) as my clients.
My price for translation from German to English is 10 cents/word, and for translation from English to German is 12 cents/word