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Clay Paky

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Founded in August 1976 by Pasquale (Paky) Quadri and fellow musician Claudio Paredi, Clay Paky SpA is based in Bergamo, Italy. Claudio Paredi died just after the company was founded. 
1982: The first product was Astrodisco, followed a year later by Astroraggi. 
2014: Clay Paky founder Pasquale Quadri died, just after the sale of the company to Osram was announced. 
2022: December - it was announced that Arri had acquired Clay Paky. 
Official website:​

June 2009 Lighting & Sound International: Alpha Males - History of Clay Paky

Archive Contents:

Exhibits in the Backstage Heritage Collection


LSI: The Italian Collection - Clay Paky (July 1993)
[514kb PDF]
From Lighting & Sound International

Clay Paky Company Profile - Alpha Males (June 2009)
[2.31Mb PDF]

Green Growth (April 2024)
[External Website]
From Lighting & Sound International


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