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Melville, New York, Friday, May 10, 2013......Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE-PKE) announced the appointment of Robert J. Yaniro as Corporate Controller of the Company. In this position, Mr. Yaniro will report to P. Matthew Farabaugh, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company.

Mr. Yaniro joined Park Electrochemical Corp. in March 2013 as Financial Reporting Specialist. Prior to joining Park, he was Senior Manager of Financial Reporting and Consolidations at Standard Microsystems Corporation, a publicly traded global supplier of semiconductor solutions located in Hauppauge, New York, from March 2012 to March 2013. Prior thereto, he was Manager SEC Reporting at ABM Industries Incorporated, a publicly traded facility management services provider located in New York, New York, from June 2008 to March 2012; a Senior Associate at BDO Seidman, LLP in New York, New York from November 2001 to June 2008; and an Audit Associate at Friedman Alpren & Green, LLP in New York, New York from January 2001 to November 2001. Mr. Yaniro received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from New York Institute of Technology in Old Westbury, New York.

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 (by torres). 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

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