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PARK ELECTROCHEMICAL CORP. ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF
MARK ESQUIVEL AS PRESIDENT OF PARK AIRCRAFT TECHNOLOGIES CORP.
 

Melville, New York, Tuesday, June 8, 2010......Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE-PKE) announced the appointment of Mark A. Esquivel as President of the Company’s Park Aircraft Technologies Corp. aerospace advanced composite materials manufacturing and development subsidiary located in Newton, Kansas. In this position, Mark will be responsible for the management of the day-to-day operations and business of such subsidiary and will report to Brian Shore, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Park Electrochemical Corp.

Mr. Esquivel had been 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. Mark had 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.

Brian Shore, Park Electrochemical Corp.’s President and CEO said: “I am very pleased that Mark Esquivel has agreed to take on the leadership of our very important Park Aircraft Technologies Corp. subsidiary in Newton, Kansas.”

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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