is a US-based software
company located in Richardson, Texas
. Its self-declared mission is to put 3D solid modeling software into the hands of anyone who needs it.
Alibre was founded in 1997 with a vision of improving the mechanical product development process through the communications capabilities and distributed computing power of the Internet.
Alibre was introduced to the manufacturing and design industry in late 1999 and Alibre Design was launched in April 2000. With its debut in 1999, Alibre was the first company to offer a mechanical product development application that was marketed, sold and supported via the Internet.