ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

What Role Does Language Access Play in The Manufacturing Industry?

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


Studies Show Bilingual Speakers Have Superior "Attentional Control"

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?

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

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

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