Translation & Localisation

Translation & Localisation

Serve international markets effectively with technical documents, such as user manuals or website copy that goes beyond basic translations: Localised to be perfectly aligned with the cultural and practical needs of consumers.

Serve international markets effectively with technical documents, such as user manuals or website copy that goes beyond basic translations: Localised to be perfectly aligned with the cultural and practical needs of consumers.

Impala provides translation and localisation services for European languages such as German, English, French and Spanish as well as the most common Asian languages (Chinese, Japanese, Korean) and Arabian languages.

We employ in-house translators (native speakers) to meet the highest translation and editing quality standards. Get in touch to get a quote for your user manual translation or localisation project. We service both large and small corporate clients.

Go To Market Faster And Trouble-Free  

Avoiding usability issues
Expertise
Expertise

Making manuals relevant and reducing product recall risks: Understanding how consumers with different cultural backgrounds use products is important when translating manuals into multiple languages.

For instance, in some countries, consumers may use blenders to make milkshakes and smoothies, whereas other blenders are used to prepare soup. Plastic components not designed to withstand high temperatures can then cause problems and lead to costly product recalls.

Minimising legal exposure
Global Footprint
Global Footprint

Displaying required safety and energy information: Understanding the regulatory frameworks of different countries can be a daunting task. Not adhering to the correct safety and energy requirements however can become costly in the event of a user accident.

At Impala, we constantly follow changes in regulatory frameworks to ensure that our clients’ manuals and packagings are legally compliant. We also work closely with testing labs and have informal connections with policy guiding committees and universities to learn about new developments early on.

Reducing printing costs
Client Impact
Client Impact
1200+

Omitting non-required content and labels: When it comes to health and safety, we are always on the side of caution, but we also understand that many of our clients print hundreds of thousands of manuals, and that non-critical safety warnings that are not legally required in a country result in unnecessary printing and translation costs.

In such cases we advise our clients on which warnings can be omitted to help reduce printing costs. Read our case study on how we helped a large European vacuum cleaner brand to save US$30,000 in user manual printing costs.

Go To Market Faster And Trouble-Free  

Experienced in-house team
Avoiding usability issues

Making manuals relevant and reducing product recall risks: Understanding how consumers with different cultural backgrounds use products is important when translating manuals into multiple languages.

For instance, in some countries, consumers may use blenders to make milkshakes and smoothies, whereas other blenders are used to prepare soup. Plastic components not designed to withstand high temperatures can then cause problems and lead to costly product recalls.

Industry expertise
Minimising legal exposure

Displaying required safety and energy information: Understanding the regulatory frameworks of different countries can be a daunting task. Not adhering to the correct safety and energy requirements however can become costly in the event of a user accident.

At Impala, we constantly follow changes in regulatory frameworks to ensure that our clients’ manuals and packagings are legally compliant. We also work closely with testing labs and have informal connections with policy guiding committees and universities to learn about new developments early on.

Fast turnaround
Reducing printing costs

Omitting non-required content and labels: When it comes to health and safety, we are always on the side of caution, but we also understand that many of our clients print hundreds of thousands of manuals, and that non-critical safety warnings that are not legally required in a country result in unnecessary printing and translation costs.

In such cases we advise our clients on which warnings can be omitted to help reduce printing costs. Read our case study on how we helped a large European vacuum cleaner brand to save US$30,000 in user manual printing costs.

Our Global Partners

Our Global Clients

Why Work With Us?

Why work with us?

Effective user guides are accurate, intuitive and compliant.

Experienced in-house team
Our team of professional translators is able to take on challenging, multi-language translation projects and to deliver consistent quality.
Industry expertise
We have worked with brands from many sectors, including audio, video, household appliances, and domestic appliances.
Fast turnaround
We are used to working with short timelines to help our clients reduce go-to-market time.

Ready to get ahead? Contact us.

Ready to get ahead? Contact us.

Want to discuss how we can help to make your user manuals compliant and user friendly? Get in touch today!

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