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PARK ELECTROCHEMICAL CORP. ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF STEVE PITTARI AS SENIOR DIRECTOR OF MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING

Melville, New York, Wednesday, January 26, 2011… Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE-PKE) announced the appointment of Steven Pittari as Senior Director of Manufacturing Engineering. In this new position, Mr. Pittari will report to Brian Shore, Park’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Pittari joined Park Electrochemical Corp. in December 2010 as Director of OEM Program Management. Prior to joining Park, Mr. Pittari was Chief Operating Officer of Sonostics, Inc., an early stage medical device manufacturing company, located in Binghampton, New York since April 2009. Prior to April 2009, Mr. Pittari held management positions with Sanmina-SCI Corporation, a leading electronics contract manufacturing services company. From June 2001 to April 2009, Mr. Pittari was Vice President and General Manager of Sanmina-SCI Owego; from January 1999 to June 2001, he was Managing Director of Sanmina Kuching; and from October 1996 to January 1999, he was Director of Operations of Sanmina Kuching. During the twelve years prior to 1996, Mr. Pittari held several positions with AMP-AKZO, Zycon Corporation and Photocircuits Corporation. Mr. Pittari received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Polytechnic Institute of New York and a Master of Business Administration degree from San Jose State University.

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, China, France, Connecticut, Kansas, Arizona, California and Washington.

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

 

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