ABOUT ME


M y name is Mery Molenaar, owner/translator at Molenaar Translations. I help clients succeed in the global market by translating and localizing their products and documentation into easy-to-read Dutch.

As a native of the Netherlands and longtime resident of the US, I have acquired fluency in English and Dutch plus familiarity with the cultural background of both languages. Drawing on my education and professional experience in science, teaching, web development, and translation, I specialize in technical and scientific documents, educational materials, IT, and medical devices.

Because I only accept work in my fields of expertise and interest, you can be assured to always receive quality and accuracy.


Let me know how I can help. I am looking forward to working with you!

EXPERIENCE and EDUCATION

  • More than 10 years experience in the translation industry.
  • Former math and physics instructor in the Netherlands, Tanzania, and the U.S.
  • Cofounder, former board member, and former newspaper editor of the School for Dutch Language and Culture ‘De Petteflet’ in Colorado
  • Bachelor degrees in translation and education and a master's in physics
  • Certified by the American Translators Association (ATA) for translations from English into Dutch

WHAT ELSE

WHY WORK WITH ME?

  • Accredited by the American Translators Association
  • Subject matter expertise & tech savviness
  • Over 10 years experience
  • Highly personalized service
  • One-person contact
  • Speedy communication
  • On-time delivery
  • I do the research!

HOW CAN I HELP?

I offer the following linguistic services.



MY SPECIALIZATIONS

Molenaar Translations Science

Science & Technology

Scientific Documents - Operating Manuals
Safety Data Sheets - Catalogs
Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

Energy Systems - Installation Manuals
Green-e Energy Documents
Medical Devices

Medical
Devices

Device Manuals - Clinical Trials Labels and Packaging - General Medicine
Molenaar Translations Education

Educational Materials

Training Materials - PowerPoint Slides Exams/Testing - Textbooks

WHAT MY CLIENTS SAY

  • Mery has proven to be punctual, efficient and hardworking, and has performed her tasks to the best of my satisfaction. During our collaboration, Mery has always met the required deadlines, regardless of the complexity of the material. I am looking forward to continue working with her in the future.
  • Laurie Finch, Owner at University Translators Services, LLC
    Mery is personable, professional, and can always be counted on to deliver on time, even when faced with very short deadlines. We have been extremely pleased with the quality of the translations delivered by her team.
    Laurie Finch, Owner at University Translators Services, LLC
  • Project Manager, Translation Agency, the Netherlands
    Mery maakt deel uit van ons team met professionele freelancers die we uitnodigen voor vertalingen. Ze werkt nauwkeurig en volgens de instructies. Bij bepaalde jobs waarvoor alleen freelancer in de Amerikaanse tijdzone worden uitgenodigd, is Mery meestal de eerste die reageert. We zijn tevreden met haar werk en zullen haar blijven uitnodigen voor vertaalopdrachten.
    Project Manager, Translation Agency, the Netherlands