Technical Translation Services

Technical translation is the process of making content created by technical writers available to a worldwide audience. Often a legal requirement when selling your products internationally, technical translation capability should be built into your technical content creation process.

From product manuals to user guides, every technical translation is carried out by an experienced professional native translator with a background in technical applications.

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Technical Translation Services

Translate any technical document with K International. Working with every major file format (and some minor ones too) we take your original documents, translate them into the language of your choosing, format them and return in the original format.

InDesign Documents

Translating your posters, books, digital magazines, eBooks, interactive PDFs into any language used today. Helping you to deliver international immersive experiences in any format, from EPUB and PDF to HTML.

Framemaker Documents

Creating large international complex documentation within a structured authoring environment we translate Adobe FrameMaker documents to and from 250 languages. Harness the power of the global XML/DITA workspace.

Adobe Illustrator

Translating Illustrator files by working directly into the platform. You design it, we translate it and return it to you ready for print or distribution in your target market.

MS Word

Translating your Microsoft word documents into any language used today. From product specifications, user guides and catalogues to technical manuals, data sheets and proposals we deliver peace of mind that your content is understood in any language.

We can help you with translating your technical publications

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Types of Technical Translation

User Guides

Making your technical information documents international.


Protecting international IP rights using Patent Translation Services.

CAD Drawings

Annotating your CAD drawings in over 250 languages.


Translating PowerPoint and Keynote files for your international audiences.


Internationalising an A-to-Z reference of all your company’s products.

RFPs/Technical Proposals

Respond to international RFPs in the native language.


Developing multilingual versions of your e-Learning courses and training material.

Technical Manuals

Comply with legal regulations and communicate with international users.


Working directly into your code to localise your software in 250 languages.

MSDS and Data Sheets

Translating material safety data sheets to meet all target country regulations.


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Technical Sector Expertise

We have developed our approach to technical translation over many years, routinely handling projects in more than 250 languages. We deliver precision translated documents destined for industrial, technology and engineering sectors, including product manuals, instruction guides and technical drawings to name just a few.

Shared Clients

We work with many of the same public and private sector clients as you; we understand the environments within which you operate and the expectations of your client base. As a result, we deliver the high levels of professional service you expect, each time, every time.

Quality Assured Technical Translation

K International’s translation, proofreading and validation process is fully accredited to the ISO 9001:2015 quality standard by independent auditors, Alcumus ISOQAR. All technical translations are undertaken by experienced, qualified, mother-tongue linguists with a detailed knowledge of local terminology.

Secure Working Environment

If your project data is sensitive or secret, we are well placed to help you. Our project team operate from a secure environment, accredited to ISO 27001:2013 level by the British Standards Institution. We work on restricted documents on a daily basis with a key focus on protecting our clients’ confidential information.

Easily Manage your Technical Translation
with TrackLingua

TrackLingua provides a convenient online way of working for your team to directly request and receive translations as well as to access relevant language resources. Utilising this system, you can significantly reduce admin load, speed up translation times and keep track of all requests by individual users and teams.


Based in the cloud, TrackLingua provides a straight forward, easily accessible system for launching and retrieving language projects.


Capable of handling virtually any digital file format. Upload whatever you need translating as it is, straight to TrackLingua and it takes care of the rest.


Plan your internal workflow and keep track of all project assets including overall project completion status, proofing, validation, deadline and launch information.

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“Secomak Ltd have worked with K International for nearly 10 years, producing translated machine instruction manuals.
They give us excellent, professional service with quick response. Our dedicated account manager knows our requirements and delivers a first class working relationship.
We would highly recommend them and look forward to continuing our partnership with them.”

Engineering Design Manager

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“I am very pleased with the translation service that K International provide. They have always completed translations within the agreed timescales. On the few occasions when there have been HTML coding issues, they have been quickly resolved. The whole team are very professional and a pleasure to work with.“

Technical Author

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“K International are consistently helpful, friendly and very accessible, responding in a timely manner to every request. They always deliver on time and often go the extra mile to accommodate urgent requests. They are always available to discuss any aspect of a project, by email, phone or visiting the client site. We have used them for projects spanning three years now and are very satisfied with the quality of their work.”

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