ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

What Role Does Language Access Play in The Manufacturing Industry?

Posted by Jake Schild on June 20, 2018
Manufacturing is an industry that is constantly changing in terms of the technology used, the industrial and consumer products created, and the countries where the factories are managed. A recent study by Deloitte noted that United States, China, Japan, ...

Topics: Featured, Localization, Manufacturing, Translation, Interpreting, Manufacturing


Everything You Need to Know About EU Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC

Posted by Alexandra Norvet on November 30, 2016
In 2009, EU Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC became mandatory for manufacturing companies selling or distributing products in the European Union. While it’s by no means new, Directive 2006/42/EC is a powerful piece of legislation that requires special attention ...

Topics: Best Practices, government, Manufacturing, Strategy


Studies Show Bilingual Speakers Have Superior "Attentional Control"

Posted by Jake Schild on September 23, 2016
Thinking about learning another language? New research suggests it’s a good idea. The journal Bilingualism: Language and Cognition recently published a study which uncovered that bilingual people have an easier time concentrating than those who only speak ...

Topics: Language Learner, Language Guides, Life Sciences, Manufacturing


Studies Show Bilingual Speakers Have Superior "Attentional Control"

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on September 23, 2016
Thinking about learning another language? New research suggests it’s a good idea. The journal Bilingualism: Language and Cognition recently published a study which uncovered that bilingual people have an easier time concentrating than those who only speak ...

Topics: Global News, Language Learner, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Strategy, Technology, Translation


What is Global English?

Posted by Alexandra Norvet on September 22, 2016
The rules of what makes for good writing are universal. Good writing is clear, consistent and engaging to the reader. Writing for an audience that doesn’t speak English is no different. But how can written English be better adapted for universal ...

Topics: Language Learner, Manufacturing, Global English


What is Global English?

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on September 22, 2016
The rules of what makes for good writing are universal. Good writing is clear, consistent and engaging to the reader. Writing for an audience that doesn’t speak English is no different. But how can written English be better adapted for universal ...

Topics: Language Learner, Manufacturing, Strategy, Technology, Translation


How to Combine Human Translators with Machine Technologies

Posted by Gretchen Lennon on September 8, 2016
The process of one person translating from one language into another, especially when it involves corporate and legal documents, can be very slow and belabored. In a multinational and multilingual investigation that requires hundreds or thousands of documents ...

Topics: Machine Translation, Manufacturing, Technology


How to Combine Human Translators with Machine Technologies

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on September 8, 2016
The process of one person translating from one language into another, especially when it involves corporate and legal documents, can be very slow and belabored. In a multinational and multilingual investigation that requires hundreds or thousands of documents ...

Topics: Global News, Language Learner, Machine Translation, Manufacturing, Strategy, Technology, Translation


Globalization and 3D Printing

Posted by United Language Group on March 19, 2013
According to Thomas Friedman’s book, The World is Flat, the world flattened before our eyes and is now a level playing field, where all competitors have an equal opportunity. Geographical, cultural, financial and economic boundaries are gone, and countries, ...

Topics: Global News, Manufacturing


Globalization and 3D Printing

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on March 19, 2013
According to Thomas Friedman’s book, The World is Flat, in the last century, our world "flattened" before our eyes and is now a level playing field, where all competitors have an equal opportunity. Geographical, cultural, financial and economic boundaries are ...

Topics: Global News, Localization, Manufacturing, Translation