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PARK ELECTROCHEMICAL CORP. ANNOUNCES
APPOINTMENT OF ROBERT NURMI AS DIRECTOR OF MARKETING FOR INDUSTRIAL PTFE MATERIALS
 

Melville, New York, Wednesday, March 17, 2010……Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE-PKE) announced the appointment of Robert Nurmi as Director of Marketing for Industrial PTFE Materials. In this new position, Mr. Nurmi will be responsible for the global marketing and sales of Park’s industrial PTFE materials product line. Mr. Nurmi will report to Mark Carlson, Park’s Director of Global RF Marketing.

Prior to joining Park in June 2008 as Director of European Sales, Mr. Nurmi was Vice President of Corporate Development at Tonoga, Ltd., doing business as Taconic, an international industrial and RF/microwave advanced materials manufacturing company located in Petersburgh, New York. Mr. Nurmi was employed by Taconic from 1991 to February 2007, holding various general management positions with international responsibilities. Prior to his employment by Taconic, Mr. Nurmi worked at Park’s New England Laminates business unit in Walden, New York as a technical service manager and worked for several years in various printed circuit fabrication companies. Mr. Nurmi received a Bachelor of Science degree from Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut.

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 principally for the aerospace markets. Park’s core capabilities are in the areas of polymer chemistry formulation and coating technology. Park also specializes in the design and manufacture of complex composite aircraft and space vehicle parts. 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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