Spanish Translation Services

Our highly specialized Spanish translators help ensure that your content is translated right the first time, 100% accurate and true to the original – we guarantee it!

Some of the largest corporations and organizations in the world put their trust in us:

Translation client Walmart
Translation client Subway
Translation client Alstom
Translation client Pfizer
Translation client Grainger
Translation client Caltech

Spanish Translations To Help You Communicate

At AlfaTrad, we help businesses and organizations of all sizes and sectors communicate with their Spanish-speaking customers and employees through professional translation and localization services. Whether you need to translate one document or thousands, our Spanish translators can work within a broad spectrum of industries. We proudly offer the following services:

Business Translations

Whether you run a small business or an international corporation, effective communication with your Spanish-speaking customers and employees has to be one of your primary concerns. These are some of the documents we commonly translate:

  • Business documents
  • Company manuals
  • Corporate policies
  • Contracts and agreements
  • Instructions and guides
  • Surveys
  • Health care and public affairs
  • Legal and financial

Technical Translations

Technical documents are used to communicate, educate, instruct and sell. Our company provides specialized technical translations in Spanish for the engineering, manufacturing and any other technical industry.

  • Product manuals
  • Safety manuals
  • User guides
  • Technical documentation
  • Material safety data sheets (MSDS)
  • Engineering specifications
  • Software manuals

More information about our Spanish technical translations.

Document Translations

Our skilled linguists deliver translations that are perfectly suited to your needs, whether that’s a certificate, a medical report or any other document that you need to translate into Spanish. We can help with:

  • Certificates and diplomas
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of reference
  • Financial documents
  • Contracts
  • Medical reports and bills
  • Personal documents
  • Petitions

Human Resources Translations

Keeping your Spanish-speaking employees informed through clear communication is very important for every organization. With our reliable human resources translation service, your employees will be fully informed in Spanish, a language they can understand.

  • Employee handbooks
  • Enrollment forms
  • Policies and procedures
  • Employee forms
  • Non-disclosure agreements
  • Severance documents
  • Performance reviews
  • Insurance documents and EOB
  • Retirement plans and 401(k)
  • Payroll documents
  • E-learning

Medical and Health Care Translations

If you need to translate medical documents or prepare research reports for publication, we can help. Our company offers certified medical translation services in Spanish for the healthcare, medical, insurance and pharmaceutical sectors.

  • Clinical trials and protocols
  • Consent forms (ICFs) and records
  • Healthcare information brochures
  • HIPAA and PHI documents
  • Insurance documentation
  • Medical journals and leaflets
  • Explanation of benefits (EOB)
  • Pharmaceutical reports
  • Instructions for use (IFUs)
  • Medical product literature
  • Drug information and labels
  • Biotechnology
  • COVID translations in Spanish
  • COVID reopening plans

More information about our medical Spanish translation services.

Retail and Marketing Translations

Expand your global reach by having your products and content in your customer's language. Our talented pool of linguists has extensive experience in marketing, advertising and media to provide top-quality retail and e-commerce translation services in Spanish.

  • Brochures and guides
  • Websites and interactive media
  • E-commerce solutions
  • Market research
  • Promotional materials
  • Packaging and labeling
  • Product branding
  • Public relations communications
  • Search engine optimization (SEO) in Spanish

Legal Translations

Legal matters can involve thousands of documents and very tight deadlines. Our Spanish legal translators have a proven track record in providing timely and accurate legal translations on a wide range of legal documents, including:

  • Contracts and agreements
  • Litigation documents
  • Trademarks and copyrights
  • Court transcripts
  • Terms and conditions
  • Patents and intellectual property
  • Licenses and permits
  • Articles of incorporation

Financial Translations

Our team of highly-specialized financial translators provides reliable translation solutions in Spanish for corporations and financial institutions, such as banks, investment companies and insurance firms.

  • Annual reports
  • Economic reports and forecasts
  • Balance sheets
  • Income statements
  • Business plans
  • Financial prospectuses
  • Private and public offerings
  • Sales forecasts
  • Expense reports

Software Translation

Our software translators provide a full range of software localization and internationalization services to organizations large and small. We help companies translate their software and applications for use in Spanish-speaking countries.

  • Software programs
  • Applications (apps)
  • Video games
  • User manuals and documentation
  • User interfaces
  • Databases
  • Online help files
  • Online stores
  • Marketing materials
  • Intranets and extranets
  • E-learning courses

Why Choose Our Company for Your English to Spanish Translations?

  • Long History of Proven Success

    Our company has been a Spanish translation service provider for almost two decades and we have the privilege of working with Fortune 500 companies on a daily basis, so we have a proven ability to provide you with professional language services.

  • Any File, Any Format, Any Subject

    We can translate any type of file in any format, including some of the most popular ones: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, Adobe InDesign, FrameMaker and HTML.

  • Exceptional Service

    Our team of bilingual translators, project managers, linguists and design specialists will work closely with you to deliver proven linguistic services every time, from inquiry to delivery.

  • Confidentiality and Security

    All of our translators, project managers and linguists are under strict non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements. In addition, both our website and our client portal use a secure SSL connection, so all your information is kept under strict confidence for your protection.

Spanish Translations 101

Managing a Spanish translation project can be a complicated and frustrating process, especially if you're not familiar with the language. But fear not, we are here to help. Here are some common definitions to get you started.

A Spanish translation is a process of converting a source-language document into an equivalent text in Spanish.

The English word "translation" derives from the Latin word translatio which comes from trans ("across") + latio (the past principle of ferre, which means "to carry" or "to bring across") of a text from one language to another.

The following is a short sample of some of the materials that our Spanish translators usually handle:

  • Employee Manuals
  • Business Proposals
  • Websites / HTML
  • Medical Monographs and Publications
  • Reports
  • Brochures / Flyers
  • Legal Documents
  • Graphics / Images
  • Software Localization
  • Product Specs
  • MSDS Sheets
  • Help Files / GUI
  • Instruction Manuals
  • Presentations
  • Letters
  • Marketing Materials

Localization (also known by the numeronym L10N) is the process of adapting a product, document or website to a specific market or audience so that it seems natural to that particular region.

This may require a variety of steps including:

  • Adapting graphical elements
  • Modifying design and layout
  • Adjusting content to the needs and habits of a specific audience
  • Adapting to local requirements (i.e. converting dates and units of measure)
  • Using local formats for addresses, phone numbers and dates
  • Complying with local regulations and requirements

The purpose of localization is for the product to feel as if it was created for a specific target audience (in this case, Spanish speakers).

Machine translation (MT) is a process whereby a computer program analyzes a source text and produces a target text without human intervention.

However, human translation is generally favored by companies and individuals that wish to secure more accurate translations. Because of the frequent inaccuracy of machine translations, human translation remains the most reliable, most accurate form of translation available.

Glossary management (also known as terminology management) is the practice of defining and translating terms in order to help ensure that the translation is consistent and uses the correct terminology. A translation glossary contains the project's key terminology in the source language and its approved translation in the target language.

A translation company that specializes in translating into one language. At AlfaTrad, we specialize exclusively in English to Spanish translations.

Our English to Spanish translations can be clearly understood by any Spanish speaking person in Latin America, Spain and the United States. This is because we use what is known as "neutral" or "generic" Spanish. We abide by the uses and definitions set by the Royal Academy of the Spanish Language, without incurring in idiomatic peculiarities and minimizing regional vocabulary and syntax.

However, if your need to target your translation to a specific country or regional setting, we can certainly accommodate you using our vast network of English to Spanish translators.

Computer-aided translation (or CAT) is a form of translation in which a human translator uses a computerized tool to facilitate the translation process by organizing the source material.

These tools can include:

  • Translation memories
  • Spelling and grammar checkers
  • Terminology management tools
  • Electronic dictionaries
  • Indexing and concordance tools
  • Project management software

The following section outlines the typical components of the translation workflow:

  1. We receive the original documents/files from you via e-mail, fax or delivery service.
  2. Our Project Managers analyze your documents/files and determine the scope of the project.
  3. We select the translators and subject matter experts based on your specific needs.
  4. We define the terminology and create a glossary for the project.
  5. Our hand-picked linguists translate and/or localize your documents/files.
  6. The subject matter expert reviews the draft translation for technical and/or scientific adaptation.
  7. Our Quality Assurance specialists check the overall quality, accuracy, style and consistency of the translation.
  8. We lay out and format the final translation to match the original documents/files as closely as possible.
  9. The final product is delivered to you, always on time.

We adhere to rigorous quality control procedures at every stage of the English to Spanish translation process. After each document is translated by our linguists, we carefully review it in order to achieve the highest quality standards, paying special attention to grammar, punctuation, spelling and appropriate idiomatic usage.

Our hand-picked English to Spanish translators always translate into their mother tongue, so they know how to express your thoughts and ideas in their own language. Drawing on their industry-specific expertise, they can be relied on to translate meanings rather than just words, using specific nomenclature and terminology according to your needs.

In addition, all of our translators and linguists rigidly adhere to the international standards dictated by ISO 17100 (replaces ISO 15038), ISO 11669 and ISO 2384.

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