News and press release translation

Hilong

Client Profile

The Hilong Group of Companies is a group of holding enterprises specializing in businesses related to the oil and natural gas industries. Centered in Beijing and Shanghai, a number of its subsidiary specialized manufacturers have established production bases in Jiangsu, Tianjin, Shandong, Shanxi, Shaanxi, the Northeast, and Sichuan. Its business also extends to overseas markets, and it has set up production and service bases in Canada’s Edmonton, the UAE’s Abu Dhabi, Kazakhstan, Ecuador and Russia through solely-owned enterprises or joint ventures, and has established trade and stock companies and offices in the USA’s Houston and Moscow in Russia. In Beijing’s and Shanghai’s central business districts Hilong has set up investment and trade centers to undertake the production and manufacturing of its oil investments, oil-related products, domestic and overseas trade and cooperation businesses.

Project Summary

•    News and press release translation; translation of the internal publication This is Hilong;
•    DTP and QA;
•    Creation and maintenance of TMs;
•    Building and continuous update of glossary.

Challenges
•    No TM or glossary is available for the translation;
•    The client requests for quick turnover and high-quality AP (Associated Press) style translations.

Solutions
•    Utilization of native English-speaking translators who are experienced in news translation;
•    Creation of TM and glossary by the translators.

Results
•    Translation memories are created and leveraged;
•    Translated newsletters and editorials are delivered on schedule and released in a timely manner;
•    The client is satisfied with the translation quality.

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Windows XP P2
Trados 2009
MS Office