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November 2019

Erwin van Wouw
Technically trained native Dutch speaker

Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Local time: 18:06 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Dutch (Variant: Netherlands) Native in Dutch
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Freelance technical translation specialist


  • Technically trained professional since 2007
  • Fully qualified and certified translator
  • Background in writing; available for transcreation jobs
  • Preferred translator for:
    industrial test equipment manufacturer
    business software applications developer
    transportation management technology provider
    modified wood manufacturer Certified PRO in English to Dutch Certified PRO in English to Dutch.

After completing my vocational training in electrical engineering I completed my military service as an instrument maker. I worked subsequently as a qualified printer, webmaster and system administrator. I graduated from university with a BA in English translations and was sworn in as a certified translator.

Thanks to my extensive experience in translating technical documentation from English into Dutch, you can be confident that your products and services will appear to their best advantage. Rise above the competition and surpass your clients' expectations with skilfully constructed technical documentation.

Areas of expertise

Industrial machinery and test equipment
Operating instructions printing press | Operative instructions waste material baler | Operating instructions digital profile gauge | Operating instructions climate monitoring system | Operating instructions krebs viscometer | Data sheet Infrared digital laser thermometer | Data sheet surface roughness tester | Product fiches extreme pressure lubrication products

User interface non-contact uncured powder gauge | Strings for data management software | Software strings Internet connected TV service | Interface VoIP phone | Software strings PDF converter

Consumer electronics
User’s manual DVD player | User’s guide LED LCD monitor | User guide DVD home cinema system | User guides micro hi-fi systems | User’s manual video conferencing system | Installation manual IP-camera | Service manual air conditioner | User’s guide air-to-water heat pump | Product fiche built-in fridge/freezer

Web site supplier industrial inspection equipment | Instructor course materials fitness appliances | Installation and energy consultancy texts | Web site exhibition design company | Press release provider integrated application delivery solutions | HR questionnaires


BA in English Translations from Hogeschool West-Nederland, the Hague

Working environment

Windows 7, memoQ 2015 (memoQ certified), MS Office 2007, Adobe Acrobat XI, Passolo, Globalizer, TranSolution, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop

Average daily output

± 2000 words

Supported file formats
Many file formats supported including:
mif, inx, idml, dita, mm, html, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx, vdx, hhc, hhk, odt, odf, txt, inf, ini, reg, pdf, rtf, svg, xml, resx, sdlxliff, ttx, xlf, xlif, xliff

This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 82
(All PRO level)

Top languages (PRO)
English to Dutch78
Dutch to English4
Top general fields (PRO)
Top specific fields (PRO)
Printing & Publishing32
Electronics / Elect Eng10
Engineering (general)8
Construction / Civil Engineering4
Marketing / Market Research4
Mechanics / Mech Engineering4
Pts in 4 more flds >

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Keywords: Electronics, electrical engineering, IT, ICT, Information Technology, Printing & Publishing, print, printer, Engineering, Construction, Civil Engineering, Computers, User manual, Instructions for use, Installation guide, Parts list, Catalogue, Schematic diagram, User interface, Brochure, Review, Product specification, Material Safety Data Sheet, MSDS, Product Safety Data Sheet, PSDS, Handbook, Press release, Quick start guide, Quick-reference guide, Operating instructions, Operating manual, Instruction booklet, Software manual, Maintenance manual, Service manual, Technical manual, Safety instructions, Black Kite translations,,, industrial test equipment, business software application, transportation management technology, modified wood, instrument maker, printer, webmaster, system administrator, technical documentation, Industrial machinery, Software, Consumer electronics

Profile last updated
May 24

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