Every day Boon Edam, a leading manufacturer of revolving doors and security barriers, delivers beautiful products that are crafted to perfection. An excellent product deserves a manual equally as great. One that does not require any explanation, and makes life easier for the mechanic and the end user. For Boon Edam this has not always been the case. Bert Dammers, Manager Information & Document Management at Boon Edam, and his team give us a look into what it took to be able take great pride in the company's manuals.
simplified technical english
Improve your branding, save costs and engage your customers through content quality. Simplified Technical English (STE) is a controlled language that standardizes vocabulary and style, aiming to improve consistency, eliminate ambiguity and reduce complexity.
Imagine your company’s fire alarm sounds. You have been trained in how to use the system, but do you remember exactly what you need to do? A clearly illustrated users guide that is immediately available is an immense help in crisis situations. The partnership between Schneider Electric Fire & Security and Etteplan aims to accomplish just that.
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