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Contact: Martina Bar Kochva

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Melville, NY 11747
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PARK ELECTROCHEMICAL CORP. ANNOUNCES INTRODUCTION OF
E-710 EASYCURETM LOW TEMPERATURE CURE EPOXY PREPREG
 

Melville, New York, Monday, May 17, 2010…..Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE – PKE) announced the introduction of its new E-710 Easycure™ low temperature cure, toughened epoxy prepreg family of products for automotive, industrial, wind energy and aerospace composite parts fabrication.

E-710 Easycure™ prepreg products are designed to cure at temperatures between 160°F and 200°F with cure times ranging from 13 hours at 160°F to 2 hours at 200°F in an out-of-autoclave process. E-710 Easycure™ has an out-life of up to 60 days at temperatures below 75°FE-710FR Easycure™ is an enhanced flame-retardancy version of the product which meets the requirements of US D.O.T. FMVSS 302 for automotive applications.

E-710 Easycure™ and E-710FR Easycure™ are available on a wide variety of reinforcements, including woven glass and carbon fabrics, as well as complex multiaxial broadgoods.

For information regarding the E-710 Easycure™ family of advanced composite prepreg products, contact Park Advanced Composite Materials, Inc. at +1-203-805-5100.

Brian Shore, Park’s President and CEO, said, “This new product was developed by the scientists at Park Advanced Composite Materials, Inc. in Waterbury, Connecticut, and I would like to congratulate them for their achievement.”

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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