Tag: Alibre

Autodesk buys a DIY online recipe book

Autodesk buys a DIY online recipe book

Autodesk acquires Instructables, extending its reach into the growing Maker Movement. The CAD industry is arming in a new war for consumers. Autodesk has acquired San Francisco-based Instructables, a popular online community for people who want to join the ranks of the rapidly growing Maker movement. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Instructables.com is […]

3D Systems revenue up 57% in second quarter

3D Systems revenue up 57% in second quarter

Cash holdings are way up, and net income grew six-fold. 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) announced today revenue climbed 57% in the second quarter, compared to the same period a year ago. Total revenue for the quarter ending June 30, 2011 was $55.1 million, compared with $35.1 million in 2Q10. Net income for the quarter was […]

2007: 3D data interoperability vendors sound off

2007: 3D data interoperability vendors sound off

In design automation circles, interoperability is said to be like the weather; everybody talks about it, but nobody does anything about it. Recent years have seen dramatic improvements in engineering data interoperability, but the problems persist. This report, from Engineering Automation Report in 2007, gives the vendors of interoperability solutions a chance to address the […]

Alibre and 3D Systems offer low-cost design/print bundles

Alibre and 3D Systems offer low-cost design/print bundles

Bundles start at $1,500 for 3D CAD software and 3D printer kit. The target is the rapidly growing Maker market of DIY inventors and craft workers. Low-cost 3D CAD developer Alibre has teamed up with 3D printer manufacturer 3D Systems to offer a new software/hardware bundle. The new bundle starts at $1,500 and up, depending […]

2011 is a year of transition for the CAD industry

2011 is a year of transition for the CAD industry

Our Editor-in-Chief reviews the year in CAD and looks ahead to 2011. At least it wasn’t 2009. By Kathleen Maher I do hope I didn’t say “2010 is a year of transition” last year at this time. The very idea of CAD has grown to the point that different companies define it in different ways. […]

Alibre goes with Luxion

Alibre goes with Luxion

3D CAD/CAM vendor Alibre has announced a new bundle deal for Luxion KeyShot rendering and Alibre’s Design Expert and Alibre Professional. The alliance between Alibre and Luxion is not news. Alibre has already announced plans to work with Luxion. Previously, Alibre had a deal with Bunkspeed and as everyone who reads this site knows, Henrik […]

CAD Vendor Alibre Selects a PR “Agency of Record”

CAD Vendor Alibre Selects a PR “Agency of Record”

It is a reunion for Long Island-based Thomas Public Relations and the Texas-based 3D CAD vendor. [Editor’s Note: See update at end.] Alibre Inc., the “affordability” 3D CAD vendor based in Texas, has selected a New York-based public relations firm as its “agency of record.” Thomas Public Relations announced today it has added Alibre to […]