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PARK ELECTROCHEMICAL CORP. ANNOUNCES
DISMISSAL OF GRANT THORNTON AS ITS INDEPENDENT REGISTERED
PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM

Melville, New York, Friday, May 16, 2014….. Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE - PKE) announced that the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors authorized the dismissal effective immediately of Grant Thornton LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm following the completion of the audit of the Company’s financial statements for the fiscal year ended March 2, 2014, which were included in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on May 16, 2014.

The Company’s Audit Committee will be seeking a successor independent registered public accounting firm.

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. 

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