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PARK ELECTROCHEMICAL CORP. ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF
MARK GABLE AS DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC SITUATIONS
 

Melville, New York, Wednesday, January 16, 2013......Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE – PKE) announced the appointment of Mark C. Gable as Director of Strategic Situations of Park Electrochemical Corp. In this position, Mr. Gable will report to Steven Pittari, Vice President – Aerospace of Park Electrochemical Corp. and President of Park’s Park Aerospace Technologies Corp. business unit located in Newton, Kansas.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Gable was employed by Sanmina-SCI Corp. and its predecessor, Hadco Corporation, in various positions since 1988. He was Director of Manufacturing - Asia Operations of Sanmina-SCI China Ltd. in 2004 and 2005, Vice President and Managing Director of Sanmina-SCI (Bhd.) Ltd. in Kuching, Malaysia from 2005 to 2010 and Vice President and General Manager of Sanmina-SCI Corp. in Owego, New York from 2010 to December 2012.

Park Electrochemical Corp. is a global advanced materials company which develops and manufactures high-technology digital and RF/microwave printed circuit materials principally for the telecommunications and internet infrastructure and high-end computing markets and advanced composite materials, parts and assemblies for the aerospace markets. Park’s core capabilities are in the areas of polymer chemistry formulation and coating technology. The Company’s manufacturing facilities are located in Singapore, France, Kansas, Arizona and California. The Company also maintains R & D facilities in Arizona, Kansas and Singapore.

Additional corporate information is available on the Company’s web site at www.parkelectro.com

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