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Technical Translation: Kingsbury

By MTM LinguaSoft on July 6th, 2015

Kingsbury, Inc. has been a leader in the design and manufacture of bearings for all types of rotating machinery, with hundreds of installations worldwide. With its long experience in technical translation, MTM LinguaSoft has successfully handled the translation of Kingsbury’s user manuals, operating manuals and installation instructions into a variety of languages. The translations require …Read More

Doing Business in the UAE, Qatar, and Oman

By MTM LinguaSoft on June 18th, 2015

Dubai skyline from the water

  Get to know the regional culture beneath the glitz and ultramodern feel of cities such as Dubai and other cities in the Gulf region. These cities feel like Western metropolises, but they are Arabian cities where the rhythms of daily life are dictated by culture, religion and the challenges of the climate. Because of …Read More

Tap Into the Growing Demand for Language Services

By MTM LinguaSoft on June 11th, 2015

graph of the growth of language revenue 2009-2015

  In 2010, we published a white paper called “The Growing Demand for Language Services.” In it we detailed how expanding international trade and multicultural advertising were driving a huge growth in the demand for translation, localization, and other language services. We argued that business services providers—like marketing and design agencies, website developers, and event …Read More

Social Media Around the World: It’s NOT All the Same

By MTM LinguaSoft on June 4th, 2015

Sphere from color application

The April issue of Intercom, the magazine of the Society for Technical Communication (STC), featured an article that makes some important points for those interested in social media marketing in other countries. The article, “Reconsidering Social Media for Global Context,” is by Kirk St. Amant, an STC fellow and professor of technical and professional communication …Read More

Large Volume Translation: Linguistic Data Consortium

By MTM LinguaSoft on June 1st, 2015

linguistic data consortium logo

In 2005, the Linguistic Data Consortium, a linguistic research institute housed at the University of Pennsylvania, was awarded a contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) of the U.S. Department of Defense to conduct research under its GALE (Global Autonomous Language Exploitation). LDC’s task was providing language data to support the development and …Read More

Localize Videos for Greater Impact

By MTM LinguaSoft on April 30th, 2015

  We are seeing an increased demand for localizing video, and that’s not surprising. Video is a powerful means of getting a message across. It is more engaging than text and allows visual demonstrations that can communicate better than mere words. In recent years the use of video in marketing and training has expanded exponentially. …Read More

MTM LinguaSoft President on Philly Tech Week Panel

By MTM LinguaSoft on April 10th, 2015

Myriam Siftar

“Local Presence, Global Reach” Thursday, April 23, 5-7pm Slice Communications Suite 340, The Bourse Building   Myriam Siftar will be one of the participants in a panel discussion entitled “Local Presence, Global Reach” organized by Slice Communications as part of Philly Tech Week 2015. Philly Tech Week is an annual celebration of technology and innovation …Read More

Japanese Translation: 3 Distinctions That Make a Big Difference

By MTM LinguaSoft on April 2nd, 2015

Closeup of a Japanese letter, being written in a traditional way with ink and brush.

  If there is any one major language that we at MTM LinguaSoft have found to be especially “stimulating” it has to be Japanese. Japanese customers, reviewers, translators—all may disagree on the quality of a translation from English to Japanese—even the translation of what seems like a simple phrase. Mediating these conflicting viewpoints can take …Read More

Tokyo Prepares for Summer Olympics with Menu Translator

By MTM LinguaSoft on March 31st, 2015

plte od sashimi with lemon and noodles

Bad English translations of foreign menus can provide hours of fun. Just google bad menu translations on Google Images for a guaranteed laugh. Menus can be difficult to translate in any case (see “International Cuisine: The Challenge of Translating Menus”). Moreover, many restaurant and eatery owners, without the money for professional translation, resort to machine …Read More

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MTM LinguaSoft President at SelectUSA Investment Summit

By MTM LinguaSoft on March 22nd, 2015

SelectUSA Investment Summit Washington, DC, March 23 and 24, 2015

Myriam Siftar will be attending the SelectUSA Investment Summit on March 23-24, 2015, in the Washington, DC area. Each year this summit brings together investors from all over the world, as well as economic development organizations from every corner of the United States, high-level government officials, and others working to facilitate investment in the United …Read More


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Living Beyond Breast Cancer

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Rabih Zbib
Raytheon BBN

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MTM LinguaSoft translated highly technical information into Czech for a bulk plastic bottle unscrambling system, including the user manual, machine status, diagnostics displays on the human machine interface screen (HMI), and equipment device labeling. MTM LinguaSoft handled all the translations, met tight deadlines, and most importantly exceeded our customer’s expectations.

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Omega Design Corporation

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It is a pleasure working with MTM LinguaSoft. We are very pleased with the translation results as well as delivery times. Thank you.

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IDT Biologika

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The project manager was very responsive and had excellent communication skills. We accomplished a lot in just a few weeks. I highly recommend using MTM LinguaSoft for your language needs in the healthcare setting.

Deborah Davis
Philadelphia International Medicine

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My team supports several countries in a global department and whenever we need documents (job descriptions, policies, or presentations), we turn to MTM LinguaSoft and they always supply us with a solid, understandable product.

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Sanofi US

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MTM LinguaSoft translated documentation for our medical devices into 7 languages. They provided fast, efficient, and most important, accurate translation of highly technical information to allow us to comply with European Union and county-specific legal requirements. As we continue our global expansion, we will continue to rely on MTM LinguaSoft’s expertise and support

Corey Perine
Maxx Medical

They willingly worked with us as we made tweaks and adjustments.

We awarded our website translation project to MTM LinguaSoft because of the quality of their quotation, even though a competitor offered a lower price. Our decision was justified: the translation process went well. Their review of the finished pages were a great help in finding any outstanding issues. We would not hesitate to recommend MTM LinguaSoft for translation services, and will use them again for future projects.

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We have been working with the team at MTM LinguaSoft since 2006. They go beyond faithful translation from French to English; they are dedicated to understanding the spirit of what we aim to convey in the world of coaching and change management. We play with acronyms in both languages that they are able to adapt and respect. They are great professionals.

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MTM Linguasoft is an absolute pleasure to work with, and I am so glad I discovered them as a resource. The Curtis Institute of Music  performs concerts around the world, and we often need translations for a variety of materials including programs, biographies, press releases, and media coverage. MTM Linguasoft has handled each project flawlessly, whether the language in question is German, Spanish, Finnish, Swedish, or Mandarin. I know I can rely on them for any type of project, and they will be able to meet my needs no matter how complex. They are extremely fast, efficient, capable and a great partner in our international touring efforts.

Jennifer Kallend
Curtis Institute of Music

Revenues are up over 30% for the localized software.

Working with MTM LinguaSoft for localization was a seamless project. The MTM team provided not only translations but also valuable insight in SEO for the translated websites. Their advice and professionalism on the project created a ‘win’ for us. Revenues are up over 30% for the localized software.

Bhana Grover
Connectify, Inc.

Professional, friendly, timely, and cost effective. I highly recommend them!

MTM LinguaSoft does a great job for us. They translate a variety of marketing and business materials for our clients in a variety of languages. They are professional, friendly, timely, and cost effective. I highly recommend them!

Michelle Price Taglialatela
Tag Strategies

They show extraordinary care in catering to our specific needs.

The quality of the work is consistently among the best. MTM LinguaSoft shows extraordinary care in catering to our specific needs and expertly addressing nuanced issues. They are quick to understand requirements, are very responsive to feedback, communicate openly throughout the course of a project, meet deadlines reliably – all at a competitive price. Moreover, the team is highly professional and a pleasure to work with.

Stephanie M. Strassel
Linguistic Data Consortium

My clients complimented the translations as both accurate and nuanced.

MTM LinguaSoft provided us with high quality translations of market research surveys, and my clients complimented the translations for being both accurate and nuanced. They even worked with my programmers to simplify the print-to-program process and ensure the final programmed document accurately reflected their translation. When my clients are pleased, it reflects well on me and makes me a very satisfied client of MTM LinguaSoft.

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Reach Research

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World Trade Center Delaware

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