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PARK ELECTROCHEMICAL CORP. ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF
MARK ESQUIVEL AS VICE PRESIDENT-AEROSPACE OF THE CORPORATION AND PRESIDENT OF PARK AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGIES CORP.
Melville, New York, Wednesday, April 8, 2015......Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE-PKE) announced the appointment of Mark Esquivel as Vice President-Aerospace of the Company. Mr. Esquivel was also appointed as President of the Company’s Park Aerospace Technologies Corp. aerospace advanced composite materials, parts and assemblies manufacturing and design business unit located in Newton, Kansas. In these positions, Mr. Esquivel will report to Brian Shore, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Park Electrochemical Corp. Mr. Esquivel will continue to serve as President of the Company’s Tin City Aircraft Works, Inc. aerospace design and development subsidiary also located in Newton, Kansas.
Mr. Esquivel was Vice President of Aerospace Composite Parts of Park Aerospace Technologies Corp. from March 2012 to the present and President of Park Aerospace Technologies Corp. from June 2010 to March 2012. Prior to June 2010, Mr. Esquivel was Vice President and General Manager of Neltec, Inc., Park’s high-technology circuitry materials business unit located in Tempe, Arizona, and responsible for the day-to-day operations of Neltec, Inc., since his appointment to that position in September 2008. He served as Manufacturing Manager of Neltec, Inc. from August 2004 to September 2008 and as Materials Manager from February 2001 to August 2004, and he held various positions since he originally joined Neltec, Inc. in 1994. Mr. Esquivel received a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Management from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona.
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 and low-volume tooling 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.