Shufra Company Center

Contact details
At Shufra, we combine language skills with technical understanding. We are your one-stop shop for all technical documentation needs, including:

· Technical Writing
· Technical Translations
· Technical Illustrations
· DTP / Publishing
· Terminology Management
· Simplified Technical English (ASD-STE100)
· Software Development
· Document Conversion
· S1000D
· Consultancy
· Engineering

Our team has years of experience in dealing with customers from all over the world. We work for all industries, including aerospace, defense, automotive, machinery, shipbuilding, electronics, medical equipment, life sciences and pharmaceuticals.

Mission Statement
At Shufra, we work according to international standards, while having the flexibility to deal with your specific requirements. We take these requirements and your expectations seriously and build on your feedback and trust. In this way, we strive to establish long-term partnerships with our customers to mutual benefit.

Our Vision
We continuously work towards providing our customers with high-quality documentation that excels in:
· Clarity
· Consistency
· Re-Usability

Our Team
Ms. Shumin Chen has extensive experience in translation coordination and terminology management. She has been working with customers in various industries worldwide -aerospace and defence, banking, consumer products, IT, medical and fitness equipment-, helping them with their translation needs and the implementation of Simplified Technical English.

The scope of implementation typically includes text mining, linguistic analysis, dictionary building and language training.

Ms. Chen is fluent in English, Mandarin Chinese and German. She has a background in Life Sciences and received her BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Sciences from the National University of Singapore.

Dr. Frans Wijma has a background in electrical engineering and linguistics.

He has been working as a consultant with customers in various industries worldwide and is widely regarded as a leading expert in Simplified Technical English, aviation documentation and multilingual documentation.

In addition, he is a regular speaker at language and industry events, fluent in 10 languages and a private pilot.

While employed with Tedopres, Frans Wijma was responsible for the development and implementation of HyperSTE (formerly HyperSE) for compliance with ASD-STE100 (Simplified Technical English, formerly AECMA Simplified English).

He was also responsible for the relevant training for customers in various industries.

Over the years, he worked with the checker tools Maxit from Smart Communications, BSEC (Boeing Simplified English Checker) and Acrocheck (Acrolinx).

Frans Wijma has been the project manager for many translation and development programs for customers worldwide, including Boeing, Embraer, Black & Decker, Rolls-Royce and Fuji Heavy Industries.

In 2001, Frans Wijma was presented with the prestigious Pride @ Boeing award in recognition of exceptional performance in supporting the development of the multilingual Longbow Apache IETM for Korea.

Together with our experienced global team, we provide our combined knowledge, experience and dedication to benefit customers worldwide.

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Last update by Frans Wijma, Sun 30 Oct 2011