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Closing Words from TriStar President

Closing Words from TriStar President

Phoenix, AZ, December 19, 2012"Each year keeps getting better and better... as we enter our 12th year as a partner with PTC it is clear that opportunity continues to grow. There are of course the normal ups and downs within the industry but you know what - that’s Business! Whether it’s looking to expand our Services Group, or add on to and diversify our Inside Sales organization – opportunity is all around us.Our Eastern Territory VP Dwight Griffith was and is exceptionally instrumental in strengthening our relationship with PTC. When he is not on the road with his team, he is found there most days walking the halls, knocking on doors and shaking hands with the various PTC departments TriStar interacts with. By looking at new ways and new ideas on how our two companies can Partner together, this constant collaboration continues to grow the North American PTC Channel business.As we sprint towards the end of the year, which will be here in the blink of an eye, we prepare ourselves to come out of the gate faster than ever.  I am reminded of the saying about the gazelle in Africa, " Every morning in Africa a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning a lion wakes up. It knows it must outrun the slowest gazelle or it will starve to death. It doesn’t matter whether you Continue reading

Mentor Graphics’ FloEFD Joins Tristar Reseller Library

Mentor Graphics’ FloEFD Joins Tristar Reseller Library

Phoenix, AZ March 7, 2012 - TriStar, the leader in PLM services and number one PTC software re-seller, increases its expertise in the CAD design market by taking part in the area of pre-physical prototype production. The Mentor Graphics® FloEFD™ product is a full-feature 3D fluid-flow analysis package that enables engineers to turn computational Continue reading

TriStar to Run Certified Training Center in Houston, TX

TriStar to Run Certified Training Center in Houston, TX

Phoenix, AZ - December 8, 2011- PTC announces TriStar as the Partner of Choice to run the Certified Training Center in Houston, TX. All traffic coming through this center is now awarded to TriStar, restating them as the number one PTC Platinum Partner in North America. This showcases PTC 's trust in TriStar presenting the most reliable solutions on all PTC and TriStar products and services."The addition of the Houston Training Center will allow TriStar to provide even more PTC Authorized Training in the south Texas region. TriStar is very excited about the opportunity," says TriStar President Patrick Maderia.There is only one certified training center per major market. Prior ownership was Impac Systems, but now the Houston center caps the long list of areas which TriStar acts as the Partner of Choice. TriStar' s other locations include, but Continue reading

Luxion Releases KeyShot® 3

Luxion Releases KeyShot® 3

Irvine, California, November 15, 2011 - Luxion, the leading developer of advanced rendering and lighting technology and makers of KeyShot®, the first real-time ray tracing and global illumination program, today unveiled KeyShot 3, the next generation of Luxion 's groundbreaking rendering solution.KeyShot 3 delivers an all new, patent-pending animation system making product and camera animations easier than ever before. In addition, KeyShot 3 delivers significant improvements to user interface and workflow with improved asset management and part interaction. KeyShot' s import pipeline has been significantly expanded to now support Parasolid®-based file formats such as NX, Continue reading

Luxion Appoints TriStar as KeyShot® Reseller

Luxion Appoints TriStar as KeyShot® Reseller

Irvine, California, and Phoenix, Arizona, September 22, 2011 - Luxion, the leading developer of advanced rendering and lighting technology, today announced TriStar, Inc as its newest software reseller for KeyShot. Under this agreement, TriStar now becomes the largest PTC reseller in North America to offer Luxion 's KeyShot rendering software. TriStar provides full sales and technical support for KeyShot throughout North America.KeyShot is an interactive 3D rendering and global illumination program developed by Luxion for both PC and Mac that breaks down the complexity of creating photographic images from 3D models. Combined with its ease of use KeyShot gives anybody involved with 3D data the ability to create photographic images in a matter of minutes, independent of the size of the digital model. KeyShot directly accepts models from Creo™ Parametric on both PC and Mac, as well as through a plugin. KeyShot also support many other native file formats including ALIAS, Autocad, CATIA, Autodesk Inventor, Rhinoceros, SketchUp, Solid Edge, and SolidWorks."The Luxion partnership with TriStar is a natural fit as we take industry leading tools to our customers" says Patrick F. Maderia, President of TriStar. "The KeyShot product has been well received by TriStar' s customers, and we are very pleased with Continue reading