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German Translation Services

The German language - a must in the business world

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Approximately 130 million people worldwide speak German. Germany also has the leading economy in Europe and is one of the largest in the world, making it a key market for international businesses.

With a service offering to suit every need, from marketing translations to highly technical and business documents, ALM has become a preferred translation provider for many large international translation companies and direct clients around the globe.

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In-market German translators. World-class account management

ALM provides specialist translation services in German for a wide range of applications, and as all of ALM’s translators are based in-market, you can be certain that your translated texts will be accurate and localised to suit your target audience.

ALM’s in-house review team works closely with our translators, providing regular feedback to ensure the delivery of premium quality translations as standard. This is an expectation with a tricky language like German; perfection is important.

German translations with secondary revision by a second linguist are also covered by ISO17100 – the translation management standard.

German Localisation

Especially in the case of website copy and marketing collateral, our localisation service has proven to be a key factor in enhancing conversion rates both online and offline. Our specialists work with a large range of mediums to ensure seamless delivery directly to your marketing and website teams.

Where is German spoken?

It is an official language in four countries in the European Union: Germany, Austria, Belgium and Luxembourg. German is also an official language in Switzerland and Liechtenstein. There are smaller communities of German speakers further afield too in areas such as Argentina and Chile following the post-war period of immigration.

Key German industries

Germany is famously the manufacturing hub of the European Union, and as a result, German is one of the most commonly spoken languages on the continent. With a high level of exports, distribution is also a key industry here. Large automotive brands such as BMW, Mercedes and the Volkswagen Group are also centred in this market.

Popular German business niches include:







What documents do we translate into and from German?

With such a large focus on heavy industry, exports and automotive-type businesses, technical and legal document translation make up a large volume of translation requests. ALM frequently translates the following documents to and from German:

Blueprints and technical documents

Export certification

Automotive marketing collateral

Legal documents


To find out how ALM can help you with your German translation and localisation requirements, get in touch to speak with one of our experts today.


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