Walter AG is one of the world’s leading metalworking companies. As provider of specialised machining solutions, Walter offers a wide range of precision tools for milling, turning, drilling and threading applications. With over 3500 employees worldwide, together with its numerous subsidiaries and sales partners, Walter AG serves customers in over 80 different countries.
Walter AG publishes a biannual catalogue of all its products in 15 languages including German and English. They need a reliable partner who can ensure accuracy of terminology and consistency in translation style and formatting.
Machine tools – technical
German into 14 languages
3 months every other year
1 dedicated project manager in Germany
1 project manager and 2 translators/revisers for each target language
2500 pages per language
The STAR solution
For the length of their partnership, STAR has put a dedicated team of translators at Walter’s disposal. Building on their specialist knowledge of machine tools, this team has become familiar with Walter terminology and style preferences. For each target language in the catalogue project, STAR has put in place a team of two qualified translators – one to translate and one to revise in compliance with ISO17100. Following translation, the customer uses WebCheck to check and approve translations, with any amends made seamlessly to both the end layout and the translation memory database.