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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

TriStar completes Acquisition With BRT Solutions.

TriStar completes Acquisition With BRT Solutions.

Phoenix, AZ - TriStar Incorporated completed its acquisition today with BRT Solutions, Canada 's leading Product Lifecycle Management Company. "Combining resources with BRT makes a lot of sense for the Canadian customers. With our combined unified team we have expanded product and service offerings that will be good for the market,” says TriStar President Patrick Maderia, “I welcome the opportunity to expand TriStar’s footprint with this acquisition and am excited about the increased offerings towards the Canadian market." Named recently as one of Canada’s top growing companies by Profit Magazine, BRT Solutions enhances TriStar’s standing as the best source for PLM and Product Development applications. In addition to the PTC Product line, BRT sold TriStar its Invention Machine Business. Invention Machine offers their industry leading solution “Goldfire” to the manufacturing companies. Companies using Goldfire drive sustainable innovation to boost top-line revenue and minimize costs by conceiving of more and better product concepts (often generating concepts they would never otherwise conceived of), creating more competitively differentiated products, solving technical problems faster and more readily identifying and meeting new market opportunities. TriStar also obtains Canada’s preferable basis of Enterprise Resource Planning, adding to its long list of total solution services. This exceptional growth confirms its expertise in the fields of PLM and product development. About TriStar TriStar began serving the CAD/CAM markets in 1988 by providing high-performance workstations and servers for the engineering environment. TriStar became a PTC Platinum Authorized Reseller in 2001, offering the full line of PTC software and certified training. Today, TriStar is PTC' s leading provider in the United States and Canada and offers a complete range of engineering products and services including software; training; PLM, CAD, and CAM implementation and consulting services; and professional staffing Continue reading

TriStar’s Staffing Division Reaches Milestone

TriStar’s Staffing Division Reaches Milestone

Phoenix, AZ, June 15, 2010 – TriStar Inc., the leading North American reseller of PTC software products and services, announced today that its professional staffing division, TriStar Engineering Services, has placed its 1000th contract engineer. TriStar has offered technical and engineering staffing services for five years, but it revamped the division in 2009 with Continue reading