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Access Translation Services specializes in providing companies with top-quality translations of documents on any subject. We offer accuracy, efficiency, punctuality, confidentiality, and competitive rates.

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Proven expertise for over a quarter of a century


To ensure that your materials are effective in a foreign language, you’ll want to make certain that they are accurate, and that the tone, special nuances, and graphic identity are maintained in the translated versions. To avoid those pitfalls and any cultural gaps or linguistic misunderstandings, we follow specific procedures.We provide translations into any language, by subject-qualified professional industrial translator-editor teams working into their native languages.

We deliver expertise

Selection of the translator(s)/editor team

Our translators translate only into their native languages, giving our work a fluid, local flavor. The translator is not just a language communicator, but also a cultural communicator as well. The translator/editor team will be familiar with your subject matter, whether it’s advertising copy, medical, computers and software, marketing, law, finance or any other subject. By tapping into our global network of native language degreed professionals, we can handle complicated projects in multiple languages.

Selection of the Translator

The following are some of the criteria we employ when selecting a subject-specific translator:

  • Native speaker of the target language.
  • Degreed professional.
  • A minimum of seven years experience in the subject being translated. As a rule, an engineering manual will be translated or reviewed by an engineer; medical documents will be translated or reviewed by a physician, etc.
  • We test them with a series of small projects: those projects are reviewed and graded, and only those translators with highest marks are entrusted with more projects. Gradually the ones who survive are given projects that are bigger in size and complexity. It is a long process where quality, timeliness and ability to work well with a group are being measured. See our quality form.

What Industries Need English to Arabic Translation?

We provide English to Arabic translation services to clients from the following industries and more:

  • Academics
  • Energy and Gas
  • Finance and Banking
  • Legal
  • Marketing
  • Advertising
  • Transportation
  • Engineering

  • Tourism
  • Medical and Healthcare
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Business
  • Technical Writings

The translator/editor team selected will go through the multi-step process of agreeing on the following:

  • Acronyms – How to deal with them, e.g. the first occurrence should include an explanation between brackets.
  • Bulleted and numbered lists – Agree on the standard to be used for capitalization of the initial letter and ending each item with a period or another punctuation mark.
  • Capitalization – When and where to use capitals.
  • Numerals/Measurements – How to write numbers and measurements and which conversions to include.
  • Captions – Style to be used for image captions or callouts.
  • Americanisms – Avoid the use of Anglicisms or Americanisms.
  • Spelling – Take into consideration if the target language is spoken in different variants in different countries: agree to a standard to be used with client, e.g. Latin American Spanish or Castilian (Iberian) Spanish
  • Punctuation – Apply the punctuation rules of the target language, e.g. how many spaces after a period, etc.

Terminology Management

Terminology management consists of identifying, extracting, storing, re-ordering, and updating significant terms with their translations. In most cases the client will provide Access Translation Services with a language style guide and terminology glossary.

If no glossary is provided, a glossary of terms is developed specific to your company and your field to ensure linguistic consistency throughout the target language. We ask the client for approval of the terminology list before proceeding.

Adaptations

It is often necessary to modify the source text that contains “country-specific” statements which require adjustments for the target language. Some examples are:

  • “1-800” phone numbers for the United States.
  • Local support or contact information.
  • AM/PM time specifications.
  • Country- and culture-specific icons and symbols.
  • Metric or other conversions.

Style

In technical translation, it is advisable to use active voice and active verbs. We should try to avoid following the word order of the source language too closely.

We avoid the jargon, slang, and humor of documents originating in the United States, always keeping in mind the target audience and adjusting the style to suit local conventions.

Cultural Appropriateness

We identify and avoid culture-specific mistakes before your bottom line suffers. We are your partner, capable of managing every aspect of the technical communication process while preserving the distinct flavor of your company or product. The translation should read as if it were written originally in the target language, complying with local customs and regulations.

Editor

This key linguist is a degreed professional and a subject-qualified veteran who makes certain that the final product has both linguistic and technical accuracy, assuring that the final product conforms to the translator’s work and is “faithful” to your original version.

Our Prices

Our prices are fully quoted in advance, usually on a job-by-job or project basis, and there are no hidden charges or other surprises. Our price quotation includes precise estimates of delivery times.

Turnaround Time

As your partner, we recognize the value of quick turnaround time. Before we begin a project, we carefully assess your needs and confirm your timetable. We will establish a target date and meet or beat the deadline.

Clients We Serve

What Our Clients Are Saying

“Your team not only met deadlines for hundreds of pages of translation, but often sent us material early. … your rates are extremely competitive, the quality of your work is excellent and your cooperative efforts and reliability superlative.”
Cooperative efforts and reliability superlative . . ., Jon L
“Access Translation Services has been extremely helpful in guiding us through these translations and has always given us exceptional service. I must be honest and admit that we have put some very tight time constraints on our translations, but they always manage to get the job done …”
Extremely helpful ... exceptional service ... . . . , Gwen E .
“Access Translation Services did an outstanding job. They provided a superior service at a reasonable price, and we would have no hesitation in recommending their services.”
A superior service at a reasonable price . . . , Doug M.
“When I receive an estimate of four to five days for translating an instruction manual into two foreign languages, I am very pleased, of course. When the job is actually completed in only three days, I am amazed. Here’s to you. Keep up the good work.”
Here's to you. Keep up the good work . . . , Brent M.
“As our two countries increase their knowledge and understanding of each other, it will be no doubt be due in large part to many “citizen diplomats” like yourself who contributed to the exchange.”
'citizen diplomats' like yourself ..., Mary B.
“Your personal attention to our needs has been invaluable to us. You have been very prompt in delivering translations before the required date, and the accuracy of the text is always very dependable.”
Your personal attention to our needs has been invaluable ..., James G.
“The challenge of this project is to translate a rather technical document into language … which may be easily understood by the average reader. ACCESS has helped us to meet that challenge. The work was handled in a professional and timely manner, with the highest degree of accuracy and customer satisfaction experienced in the three years we have engaged in this annual project.”
Heartfelt appreciation for all you have done ..., Nan B.
“We selected ACCESS for its translation services based on the outstanding reputation. We found them to be professional, efficient and courteous.”
...We selected ACCESS ... based on its outstanding . . ., Ben E.
“Your accuracy and efficiency were superb. You were friendly, professional and punctual, and it was a pleasure to work with you.”
... accuracy and efficiency ... superb ..., Frances G.
“ACCESS was not only excellent in their technical analysis but in their willingness to be of assistance to explain the various nuances that differentiate English from Italian. I would recommend ACCESS to anyone seeking translation services. I am sure that their thoroughness and promptness will be extended to all for whom they are retained …”
...thoroughness and promptness ..., Robert V.
“Thanks to your expertise and services, we have been able to supply our clients with accurate translations on time and within budget. Thank you again for your high-quality service, hard work and dedication.”
... high-quality service, hard work and dedication... , Diane D.

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Access Translation Services

1453 Woodgate Way, Tallahassee, FL 32308 USA

Phone: (850) 385-5374

Web: www.accesstranslation.com

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