What’s New in Mechanical Design Software?

by Barbara D'Aloisio February 01, 2019 2 min read

The shape of things to come will be unlike anything we have ever seen before.
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Alibre CEO Paul Grayson Discusses the New Pricing Structure

by Franco Folini August 13, 2009 9 min read

The recent decision by Alibre to drop the price of their entry level product Alibre Design Standard from $999 to only $99 generated a wave of reaction throughout the CAD world (see the blog posts by Deelip Menezes, Roopinder Tara, Matt Lombard, and Ralph Grabowski). The decision caught everyone by surprise. Even at a time […]
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The Next CAD Revolution Starts Today

by Franco Folini April 23, 2007 3 min read

Parametric modeling, also known as feature based modeling, was brought to the CAD market in the middle of the 80's by PTC with Pro/Engineer. In a time when all 3D modeling was explicit (no parameters, no geometric relationships, no constraints), Pro/E was a revolutionary system. After a few attempts to defend the old non-parametric mode, […]
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An Interview with Greg Milliken, CEO of Alibre

by Franco Folini April 18, 2007 7 min read

Greg Milliken is the CEO of Alibre. Greg is one of a kind — he has an impressive track record of success as an entrepreneur and executive in the CAD and 3D world. Greg can look at ideas with an open-minded curiosity, never taking anything for granted.  He is a very busy guy — it […]
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