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AI / Machine Translations

Here at Tectrans we like to stay ahead of the technology curve. It therefore makes sense for us to have embraced the new field of AI / machine translations and for us to offer this service to our customers.

While this service is not suitable for all customers, there are many circumstances where a quicker, more lightweight and affordable translation service can be just what's needed.

Machine / AI translations have come a long way in the past 10 years. While they do not compare to the high-quality output of a trained, experienced professional translator, they are getting better every year and they can be useful in many situations.

As one of the many services that Tectrans offers, you may find that AI / Machine Translations are just what you need. All our machine translation output is given at least one round of human “post-editing” – a complete and thorough review process by a qualified professional translator – so you can be sure that some proper human editorial oversight has gone into it.

This AI / Machine Translation service can be useful for situations where speed and cost-effectiveness are most important; where you simply need to know what the text is saying and be able to communicate it, and can’t justify paying for a premium translation service to meet this goal.

A cost effective alternative to standard translations.

A great way to speed up translation work if you’re in a hurry.

Suitable for all sorts of text, where you just need to know what the text says and be able to communicate this effectively.

Does not work with all text. If you require the best quality prose – text written to impress people, to sell your business – then this might not be suitable.


What our customers say…

I’ve been working with UK Techtrans Ltd. since 2002 and my predecessor before that, so we’ve been cooperating for some 15-20 years now. I’ve never experienced any problems caused by the distance between the translation bureau in England and my company in Denmark. We communicate through emails: I send my material to the Bureau for quoting, receive a quotation, instruct the bureau to go ahead, and a few days later I have my translated materials back. It is so easy and convenient. The company is highly professional and uses mother-tongue translators with technical insight, which has high priority for me. I have no trouble recoommending this company to others; I’m constantly endorsing it to my colleagues, when they need to have translations done professionally.

Cindy Toft / Alfa Laval

Thanks again for helping us out with these additions, you guys really are head and shoulders above our last translation company, and we were with them for years!

Barry Grubb / International Tobacco Machinery (UK) LTD

The demands of our customer have been very specific, requiring both Russian and English text on the same (often complex) drawings, and our expectations have been exceeded with the quality of the documentation returned. We have found the DTP and formatting to be of an exceptional quality.

Tectrans will always contact us with any questions prior to translation to ensure correct understanding so that documentation is delivered to us right first time. We have developed an effective working relationship with Tectrans, who we now consider our go-to company for Russian translations.

Trevor Dawson / SPP Pumps

"We've been using UK TechTrans Ltd. since 2007 and we are delighted with the service we receive and we have never had any reason to review our supplier. UK TechTrans Ltd is a highly professional company that uses mother-tongue translators with a good understanding of our product.
As well as excellent response times and fast deliveries, we have always received excellent communication from the Project Managers, and are always kept fully informed of the project status and delivery schedules."

Charles Henriksen / Aanderaa Data Instruments

Thank you for sending me German translation. I went through it and all looks great to me.  The formatting is just brilliant 😊

Much appreciate for your hard work and great quality service provided.

Tanya Eyi / Pyroban

We have been working with UK Tech Trans Ltd. since 2007 and we are very happy with the exceptional service we have been given. UK Tech Trans Ltd work in a professional manner translating out technical manuals and quite often on an extremely tight deadline. The Project Manages are helpful and take pride in returning a Manual that has been formatted and ready to print on an agreed deadline. I therefore recommend UK Tech Trans Ltd as an experienced translation agency offering a reliable and professional service.

McCloskey International

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