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The Model-Based CAD Handbook by J.B. Herron


The ModelCHECK Handbook by R.L. Astheimer


Action Engineering helps organizations achieve their Model-Based Enterprise (MBE) goals for 3D CAD product
manufacturing applications by motivating product stakeholders, delivering CAD agnostic training, and providing model-based
business planning and implementation consulting services.

We promote process-based strategies for design, manufacturing, and
quality organizations that combine the latest Model-Based Definition (MBD) standards
with best practices techniques for CAD modeling.

2016 Collaboration & Interoperability Congress (3D CIC)

October 25-26, 2016 in Golden, Colorado REGISTER NOW

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Action Engineering specializes in the promotion, process development, standardization, and
implementation of 3D CAD re-use strategies for Model-Based Engineering (MBE).

Action Engineering News

  • hess_crop Duane Hess Joins Action Engineering as Application Engineer
    Action Engineering continues to grow with the addition of Duane… READ MORE >
  • 332211_manualalignment Inspection Automation with QIF 2.1
    If your organization is taking the next step and investigating… READ MORE >
  • QIF BRACKET copy Quality Information Framework Demos at IMTS 2016
    The Dimensional Metrology Standards Consortium (DMSC) is geared up and… READ MORE >
  • li-logo MBD & Design Documentation Survey – Share Your Pain and Triumphs
    Are you and your organization going through the pain of… READ MORE >
  • wie Jennifer Herron Recognized in SOLIDWORKS Women in Engineering Series
    Our very own Jennifer Herron garners the much-deserved spotlight in… READ MORE >
  • Blogs

  • sandia-labs-logo Charting the Path to a Model-Based Enterprise in a Federated Organization
    When you get right down to it, Model-Based Definition (MBD)… READ MORE >
  • Chad Jackson KEYNOTE: Quantifying the Benefits of MBD Initiatives by Chad Jackson
    You’re building your case to upper management about Model-Based Definition/Enterprise.… READ MORE >
  • moland-cropped Launching into the Model-Based Space Age by Brenton Moland
    3…2…1… United Launch Alliance is designing a new rocket to… READ MORE >
  • cockrell Raytheon’s Transition to MBD on Production Programs by William Cockrell
    Can a 3D model be the single source of truth?… READ MORE >
  • mit-lincoln-laboratory-squarelogo Slow MBEvolution by Denise Fitzgerald & Barry Cavanaugh
    MIT Lincoln Laboratory is a Department of Defense federally funded… READ MORE >
  • Industry Events

  • GPDIS-Logo_295x232 Global Product Data Interoperability Summit
  • asme_logo ASME Y14 Standards Committee Meetings
    Jennifer Herron, Action Engineering President and ASME Y14.46 Subcommittee Chair,… READ MORE >
  • sw-logo-3d SolidWorks MBD/MBE User Group
    SolidWorks users are encouraged to participate in a SolidWorks MBD/MBE… READ MORE >
  • 3D CIC Collaboration & Interoperability Congress logo 3D Collaboration and Interoperability Congress
    2016 marks the 13th year of 3D CIC! Action Engineering… READ MORE >
  • ptcuser_artwork-copy PTC/User MBE Technical Committee
    The PTC/User Model-Based Enterprise (MBE) Technical Committee consists of PTC customers… READ MORE >