The KERN Group is an international provider of language services. These include translation and interpreting in all global languages, terminology and translation memory management, transcription, proofreading, adaptation and copywriting, technical writing, localisation of software and websites, dubbing and subtitling as well as multilingual desktop publishing including the creation of foreign-language printing products. What’s more, the KERN Group carries out language training for specialists and managers, customer-specific seminars, workshops and coaching as well as intercultural training.in its language centres and in companies throughout the country.
KERN offers a professional transcription service to create written records of German or foreign language audio or visual material.
Recording, post-editing and publishing online: The creation of media content has never been as simple as today. Apart from being used in media production, audio and video content plays an increasingly important role particularly in business communication. However, the new possibilities also pose new challenges to companies.
The need for specialised translations in the time-sensitive financial and insurance sectors has been continuously increasing for years now.
We support shipping and offshore companies in the areas of translation, interpreting and language training.
For more than 50 years, KERN has been providing interpreting services and equipment for companies from different sectors, such as courts, authorities and lawyers.
KERN's translation team optimises your entire translation workflow with individual translation processes. You can download our info sheet "Developing customer-specific processes" here.
Do you have domain-specific texts that need to be translated by a specialist translator? Then you are in the right place at KERN! In coordination with your KERN project manager, the KERN supplier management team finds and selects the correct specialist translators as per your project requirements.
KERN guarantees an optimised translation process through the use of highly developed translation memory systems and online portal solutions connected to translation memories, all while ensuring increased stylistic and terminological consistency and improved quality assurance.
A uniform company terminology for all languages is essential for an exporting company. It shapes both the external and internal perception of the company, strengthens the company brand and consolidates in-house knowledge. Put simply: it is the linguistic expression of your company's unique corporate identity.
Anyone wishing to market their products worldwide will require printed documentation in the national language of the target market. The in-house specialists at KERN Global Language Services implement the individual features of the various languages in print so that the content, character and typeface are displayed in the manner typical for the country.
In doing so, KERN Global Language Services takes responsibility for the concept, the translation, the graphic design and printing of all formats of your business communication, from simple letters right up to company brochures. As a full-service agency, KERN Global Language Services minimises your time, cost and processing expenditure and guarantees you the best possible success in your international business.
Especially with large translation volumes, the use of an encrypted server-based online platform with connection to a TM for managing your project offers faster availability of multilingual information.
More than 50% of online purchasers only buy from websites in their country’s language! The more valuable a product or service is, the higher is the need to receive information in one’s own language in this context. But anyone wanting to sell products and services on foreign markets needs more than just a multilingual website; rather the product or company description must be locatable in all languages by search engines such as Google, Baidu, Bing, Yandex, Yahoo or other regional providers.
KERN is familiar with the needs of different industries and companies regarding translation and localisation management. In order to optimally support you in your foreign-language communication requirements, we can use a Localisation Maturity Model to determine the state of your current practices, including their strengths and weaknesses. We will then strive to improve these practices and can assign them to a spectrum of technology- and process-based features.
KERN Global Language Services can translate any order from the automobile sector and can provide specialist interpreters.
Whether in automotive or food logistics, in the spare parts service or branch logistics: The complex and cross-border requirements of logistical processes can often only be met through effective foreign language communication. This is because, alongside conventional packaging services and transportation by road, rail, air or sea, complex supply chain processes are also increasingly planned, carried out and monitored on an international level. KERN Global Language Services has been supporting businesses in the field of logistics and transport for over 50 years now with handling the challenges posed by increasingly strong international networking in the sector.
The complex international requirements relating to energy generation and supply, as well as the political, economic, financial and technical prerequisites, are often only met through effective foreign-language communication. For further information, you can download our info sheet on this topic.
We offer comprehensive technical translations for the complex aerospace industry. You can download our info sheet here.
The growing demand for engineering products globally brings new challenges to the linguistic area as well. Download our info sheet on the subject of foreign language services for the field of engineering here.
Manufacturer directives such as MD 2006/42/EC, LVD 2014/35/EU or the EMC Directive 2014/30/ EU regulate the free movement of goods within the European Economic Area. KERN Global Language Services supports a number of different companies in the area of engineering, plant and device construction in the linguistic implementation of the EU Machinery Directive.
We offer complex foreign language services in the area of energy and power plant technology. You can download our info sheet on this here.
Sales of pharmaceutical products and medical equipment are generally not limited to the domestic market. Translations of the highest quality are needed for all countries in which the products will be sold. Numerous leading manufacturers of medical equipment and products as well as well-known pharmaceutical companies have been trusting KERN's medical and pharmaceutical translations for over 50 years.
In order to be able to meet the needs of a multicultural population, information and forms from ministries and public authorities must be offered and administrated in a wide range of languages.
For more than forty years, KERN Global Language Services has been supporting courts, authorities, lawyers, legal departments, notaries and tax consultants in all questions concerning foreign language communication. KERN offers extensive experience in translating specialist legal texts, irrespective of their volume or domain.
To market products internationally in a successful manner, the manufacturing industry requires reliable translations - the number of languages in which these are required is growing and the translations must be adapted to the local markets. KERN Global Language Services has been supporting this sector for over 45 years with its comprehensive service portfolio and it knows the requirements of production, procedures and target markets in the manufacturing industry.
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