Member since Feb '07

Working languages:
English to German
German to English
Spanish to English
Spanish to German

Werner Behnke
Communicating science and industry

Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Local time: 09:34 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: German Native in German, English Native in English
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Born of German parentage in Trinidad & Tobago, I grew up bilingually German/English. Following college I moved to Berlin Germany where I studied chemical and electrical engineering at the Technical University. During my studies I supported myself financially by doing translation jobs for individuals and companies. After completing studies in 1980, I opened up my own translation office, in which I have been working ever since.

Most extensive translation job: English-German translation of 4000 web pages covering all aspects of meteorology for an Internet training course (Free University Berlin).
In depth knowledge of electrical and chemical engineering together with a complete mastery of both English and German.
5 year university engineering studies, 2 year correspondence course in translation.


4000 page course in meteorology, English to German, for the Free University Berlin;

230 page translation, German to English, of the summary of the THESEUS accident simulation project for the Federal Institute of Material Research and Testing;

Complete TeS website, German to English, for the Federal Institute of Material Research and Testing, total 1200 web pages;

Complete 300 page TeS website, German to English, for the Federal Institute of Material Research and Testing (BAM);

130 pages "Emissions from Storage", English-German, for the Federal German Ministry for the Environment";

Translation, German to English, of the 360 page book "Polymer Optical Fibres";

Long-term translation contracts with companies like, Siemens, Vanguard, Hagemann, Toyota, BAM and others.


1980 - Present Owner and operator, trans-tech translations , Berlin, Germany.
Keywords: English, Englisch, auto industry, technical translations, chemistry, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, medicine, medical devices, contracts, economics, business, financial translations, industrial translations, Deutsch, German, Automobilindustrie, technische Übersetzungen, Chemie, Maschinenbau, Elektrotechnik, Medizin, Medizinprodukte, Verträge, Wirtschaft, Wirtschaftsübersetzungen, Industrieübersetzungen, translation office, Übersetzungsbüro

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