Paiste is a Swiss-based Estonian musical instrument manufacturing company. It is the world's third largest manufacturer of cymbals, gongs, and metal percussion. Paiste is an Estonian and Finnish word that means "shine".
Many drummers, percussionists, enthusiasts, and collectors consider Paiste the most innovative cymbal company today. ... "We invent and discover new alloys, new instrument shapes, and new production methods and are delighted to see that our innovations expand the sound horizon of so many musicians".