I have been helping companies from various industry segments to reach an Italian audience for over 25 years.
I will deal with your specific industry segment, and you can always count on delivery upon your expectations.
Amongst the countries with the most developed economies, Italy thrives on four strategic areas that boast as many excellences (4As), clothing (abbigliamento), food and beverage (alimentazione), furnishings (arredamento), and automation automazione).
Agriculture & horticulture
The Italian food and beverage industry is rich of famous and largely (while poorly) imitated produce, goods, and brands, from pizza to mozzarella, from pasta to parmesan cheese (the real one), from prosciutto to Barolo, Chianti and Brunello, and the Italian cuisine is well known and highly appreciated all over the world. The Netherlands is the second largest exporter worldwide in the field of agriculture and horticulture.
Given the wide international presence of our customers and the need for multilingual communication, i am often called upon to translate business correspondence, contracts, websites, packaging and various brochures.
Art & culture
Italy holds more than two-thirds of the world’s artistic and cultural heritage, while Amsterdam is famous for its museums and its vitality in promoting artistic and cultural initiatives. I am often called to translate (and possibly recreate) brochures, press releases, websites, news, catalogues and guides.
Who has never wanted to visit Italy and its cities of art (Venice, Florence, Pisa, Rome), real open-air museums, and remains (one for all Pompei)? And their famous galleries with the extraordinary masterpieces they preserve?
Communications and media
The Netherlands has the 17th-largest economy in the world and has been playing a special role in the European economy for many centuries. Communication infrastructures are well developed and media plays a major role in the country. I often translate and/or localise (transcreate) advertising messages and texts for media coverage in the Netherlands and in Italy.
The Netherlands is one of the most avant-garde regions in Europe in terms of money invested in technology and the knowledge economy. The Dutch manufactory industry is highly innovative and has a strong focus on international exports. Due to attractive tax rates, many multinational companies hold their e-commerce and headquarters in the Netherlands. I am often requested to assist these companies for the localisation of their e-commerce platforms into Dutch, English and Italian.
Among Italy’s Four Excellences, fashion is clearly the most prominent. Just think of what Milan has become and represents for the global fashion industry! This endorsement can be seen at the WTC where Italian stylists and textile manufacturers have their own special place.
Since 1968, Amsterdam has hosted the World Fashion Centre (previously Garment Center), where a large number of clothing manufacturers, traders, and designers are located. It is the largest fashion trade fair in the world, with more than 400 showrooms and many national and international brands and labels.
I am often called upon to translate and recreate brochures, press releases, websites, news and catalogues.
Health care, medicine, pharmaceuticals
Since the very beginning, we have worked with companies active in the health care sector and we hold extensive knowledge of the terminology specific to this industry. I am also fully aware of the legal liabilities of health care providers and the importance of accurate translations.
IT & technology
I help IT and software producers reach international markets through the provision of translation services for websites, software programmes and user manuals.
I amsterdam is one of the best advertising campaigns that made Amsterdam the industry’s ‘Talent Trap.’ With its charmingly bohemian fashion, a diverse population representing some 200 nationalities, Amsterdam has attracted advertising agencies and other multinational businesses for almost a decade. I help Amsterdam’s marketing efforts by supporting its creative industry through consulting and transcreation for various marketing campaigns.
The Netherlands is one of the fastest growing economies and a leading knowledge region within Europe, with many patent applications issued in the fields of applied biology and chemistry. This sector is of pivotal importance for the international competitiveness of the Netherlands and I am usually called upon to translate brochures, contracts, scientific publications, websites, packaging and brochures.
Every year the Netherlands welcomes millions of international tourists. Amsterdam is the 5th-busiest tourist destination in Europe with more than 4.2 million international visitors. Sporting, leisure and music attract people from all over the world. I am often asked to translate and recreate brochures, press releases, websites, news, catalogues and guides.
Amsterdam has always been one of the favourite destinations for Italian tourists and for years now, the Netherlands have been home to a large colony of Italians who moved to Van Gogh’s homeland to study and work.
At the same time, for its cultural and artistic heritage, landscapes and towns, Italy is still on top of the wish list of Dutch tourists and investors.