Engineering translation services


  • ISO:9001 quality certified
  • Excellent customer service
  • Industry experts

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Specialist translation for engineering companies in London and the UK

If you’re in an engineering or manufacturing field, precision is key in any translation. That’s why we only work with technical engineering translation specialists who have deep industry knowledge and experience in your specific field. This means they’ll use the same terminology and jargon as you do. Because they use it in an academic or professional setting themselves.

You can call us in to translate everything from your most complex machine diagrams or technical documentation to your marketing materials – localising for almost any market or language.

In every case, we’ll prioritise selecting a linguist who is a native speaker of your target language. Paired with our strict quality control processes, this ensures you get absolute accuracy, every time.

Why choose Asian Absolute?

  • Award-winning project management team
  • Native-speaking technical translation specialists in your target language
  • Expertise in more than 120 languages
  • Member of the Association of Translation Companies and all other top industry bodies
  • ISO:9001 quality management standard-certified


Asian Absolute helped in the challenging task of building a world-class translation service. They provide top quality, personal service.

Financial Times

I was extremely impressed by Asian Absolute’s hard work to complete the project to our high standards and within a very tight timeframe.

Global Witness

Many thanks for your help and also for providing an interpreter for the week, she was absolutely fantastic and a real life-saver!

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Get technical translation by actual engineers

As a technical engineer, you know that precision and accuracy are key. When it comes to translating technical documents, only a professional with the same skills and training as you can provide the level of detail and clarity you require.

At Asian Absolute, we only work with translators who have Masters’s degree-level qualifications and/or five years of experience in your specific engineering field: 

  • Aerospace
  • Agricultural
  • Architectural
  • Audio
  • Automotive
  • Biochemical
  • Biological
  • Ceramic
  • Chemical
  • Civil
  • Construction
  • Control
  • Cryogenics
  • Engineering technology
  • Environmental
  • Hydraulics
  • Industrial
  • Materials
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics
  • Metallurgical
  • Mining
  • Naval
  • Network
  • Nuclear
  • Ocean
  • Ontology
  • Optical
  • Petroleum
  • Structural
  • Textile
  • Traffic
  • Transport

This way, we can ensure that your technical translation is handled by someone who understands the material inside and out.

Match your brand guidelines and style

Technical translation is critical for ensuring accuracy, but it’s also important to make sure that your brand’s voice is retained when localizing materials for another region. Inconsistency and inaccuracies can be costly, so we use translation memories and technical glossaries to guarantee consistency across projects.

The kinds of engineering translation we handle

We translate any and all types of documents, no matter the subject or genre, including:

  • Brochures
  • Design and drawing specifications
  • Operating manuals
  • Process instructions
  • Product sheets
  • Software interface
  • Software manuals
  • Technical presentations
  • Technical specifications
  • Tenders
  • Test reports

Localising your website, apps, patents and video content

In addition to documents, we also have extensive experience translating websites, apps, and software for companies in similar industries.

Some of the most popular engineering translation work we do for our UK clients also includes:

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Feel free to call us today and tell us about your project so we can better help you. You’ll be able to get a quick, no-obligation quote without any pressure. We’re more than happy to answer any questions you may have too.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is engineering translation?

Engineering translation is translating technical documents related to engineering fields from one language to another. It requires language proficiency and a deep understanding of the specific engineering discipline.

Why do I need engineering translation services?

If your business operates globally or works on an international engineering project, you must ensure your technical documents are accurately translated. Misinterpretations or errors could lead to severe issues, such as safety risks or project delays.

What types of documents can be translated?

Engineering translation services can handle a variety of documents, including technical specifications, user manuals, patents, product descriptions, safety manuals, and more.

What languages can you translate to/from?

We can translate various languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, and many more. Our translation capabilities cover a wide range of linguistic needs.

How much does engineering translation cost?

The cost varies depending on factors like the complexity of the document, the language pair, and the turnaround time required.

How long does it take to translate my documents?

The length and complexity of the document will determine the options available. For urgent projects, we provide express services to meet your needs efficiently.

How do you ensure the quality and accuracy of translations?

We use qualified translators who are not only language experts but also have a background in engineering. We also use a multi-step translation, editing, and proofreading process to ensure accuracy.

Can you handle industry-specific terminology?

Our translators possess specialised knowledge in diverse engineering disciplines and are well-versed in industry-specific terminology.

Will my documents be kept confidential?

We have strict confidentiality policies in place to protect your sensitive information.

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