Author: Thomas Vackier

Panel discussion at Across LSP Day

Across LSP Day

Ms. Accou from Yamagata Europe will be taking part in a panel discussion on the future of translation quality at the Across LSP Day in Cologne. 

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Yamagata Europe to sponsor Japanese film festival

Japan Square 2017

We’re happy to sponsor The Japan-Square Film Festival once again. This Japanese film festival is held from March 22 until March 26th in the Studio Skoop cinema in our hometown Ghent.

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Yamagata Europe becomes SDL Partner

SDL Partner

Yamagata Europe has joined SDL’s partnership program as an associate partner to further benefit from SDL’s technology and solution expertise.

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Happy Chinese New Year

Fire Rooster


We wish everyone good luck and good fortune in the year of the rooster.

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Sensoa wins Health Literacy Award for

Community Award 2016

Sensoa, the Flemish expertise centre for sexual health, recently won the 'Well Done – MSD Health Literacy Award 2016' in the Community category for the multilingual Site, translated by Yamagata Europe.

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Smart Sampling presentation at Elia Networking Days

Elia Brussels

Smart Sampling is a lean methodology to optimise your QA process. Given price and time pressure, it is not always realistic to review an entire deliverable before delivery.

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Global corporate e-learning localization

Technical Communication Symposium 2016

Corporate learning has become a business-critical priority for increasing skills and enhancing employee engagement and retention. The reason for this is that employees today need to be trained continuously. As a result of this trend, Yamagata Europe has experienced a growing demand for localization of e-learning courses.

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Machine translation for Asian companies


With business becoming more and more globalized many Asian companies have moved away from centralized engineering sites based in Asia towards split engineering sites across the globe. In order to improve communication between these units several of Yamagata's customers have welcomed the implementation of machine translation.

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Translation Technology Summer School

Faculteit Letteren Leuven

From the 29th of August till the 2nd of September 2016, University of Leuven is organizing the 1st International Translation Technology Summer School for language professionals. 

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Renewed Class A supplier award from Ricoh Industrie France

Ricoh Industrie France

Yamagata Europe has been producing high-quality CDs for Ricoh France since 2007, containing device drivers and multilingual manuals. Today Ricoh Industrie France informed us we achieved a 100% score in their suppliers evaluation system.

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How to prepare for website localization

Website Localization

Translating your website takes time and effort. You can help us by asking yourself some questions beforehand.

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Smart sampling presentation at LocWorld Dublin

Upcoming webinar: Targeting the Japanese Market

Across webinar Japan

In this Across webinar we will address the different challenges that European companies can come across when approaching Japan as a target market. 

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The funny thing about Google Translate

Google Translate

Not a day goes by on the internet without someone bashing Google Translate for a stupid translation mistake. Memes abound and yes they are funny, at times. Articles on Google Translate fails are shared, liked and reblogged by freelance translators and LSPs alike. But is this helping the translation industry? I don’t think so.

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