Pro/E and Creo Users… Faster, Easier, and More Amazing Rendering than Ever Before.

by | Sep 22, 2011 | 0 comments

Big news in the 3D rendering reseller world party people. TriStar, the largest PTC reseller in North America, and the second largest in the world after INNEO, has got the fever for the flavor of the KeyShot. Earlier today we announced Tristar as an official KeyShot reseller. That is all sorts of rockin’ and here’s why. KeyShot directly accepts models from Creo Parametric on both PC and Mac, as well as through a plugin. That makes whipping out amazing rendering even faster for you. Here’s the full press release and where you can find out more on getting KeyShot and training through TriStar.

KeyShot for Creo Users

With Creo shipping out and upgrades going on all over the world, TriStar can get you movin’ and grovin’ your models into KeyShot. You can find all the details here. For the full press release with all those wonderful quotes and such, cast your gaze below the image.

Luxion appoints TriStar as KeyShot® Reseller

North America’s largest PTC reseller distributes KeyShot throughout Canada, the United States and Mexico. TriStar is the second largest PTC reseller after INNEO to join Luxion’s reseller channel.

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 the partnership between our two companies.”

TriStar represents the largest reseller of PTC software in North America. TriStar serves thousands of customers of Creo Parametric and Creo Direct as well as other PTC products in North America.

“TriStar is an impressive company with an equally impressive customer base, says Dr. Henrik Wann Jensen, Co-Founder and Chief Scientist at Luxion. “We are very excited that TriStar has decided to add KeyShot to their already extensive product portfolio to deliver the best rendering solution to their customers. With TriStar’s commitment to excellent sales and customer service, we know we have a great partner that will help us further penetrate the North American market.”

About Luxion
is a leading developer of advanced 3D rendering and lighting technology. KeyShot is the first realtime ray tracing application that uses a physically correct render engine based on scientific research in the areas of scientifically accurate material representation and global illumination. Addressing the visualization needs of designers, engineers, marketing professionals, photographers and CG specialists, KeyShot breaks down the complexity of creating photographic images and animations from 3D digital data. Luxion’s customer list includes many of the Fortune 1000 product manufacturers and major industrial design companies including Dell, HP, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, Procter & Gamble, IDEO, frog design and SMART Design. For more information visit

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, certified training and consulting. Today, TriStar is PTC’s leading provider in North America and offers a complete range of engineering products, solutions and services including software, training, PLM, CAD, CAM and CAE implementation, consulting services and professional staffing services within engineering, design, IT manufacturing, administration and HR.

Press Contacts
Thomas Teger
VP of Marketing
Luxion ApS
[email protected]
+1 (949) 274-8871

For TriStar
Meg Reinertson
[email protected]
KeyShot is a registered trademark of Luxion ApS. All other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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