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PARK ELECTROCHEMICAL CORP. ANNOUNCES INTRODUCTION OF M-PLY, THE NEWEST MEMBER OF THE METEORWAVE FAMILY
 

Melville, New York, Tuesday, June 20, 2017……Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE – PKE) announced the introduction of M-Ply™, a prepreg designed specifically for Radio Frequency (“RF”)/digital hybrid bonding. M-ply is the newest member of the Meteorwave® Family of materials, as well as the newest addition to Park’s line of Very Low Loss and Ultra Low Loss electronic materials. M-Ply is available globally in multiple fiberglass styles and resin contents. M-Ply is designed to perform very well in Multi-layer RF, Multifunction Antennae, 5G Antennae and Multi-layer PTFE applications.

M-Ply prepreg is very well suited for hybrid RF/digital constructions, including bonding PTFE to PTFE and PTFE to digital substrates. It enables combinations of RF circuitry and high speed digital circuitry on the same circuit board. M-Ply provides excellent bonding to PTFE substrates, has a T300 of greater than 120 minutes and offers very tight thickness control. M-Ply also meets NASA outgassing requirements.

M-Ply is a member of the UL-designated Meteorwave Family of materials. It has a UL 94V-0 designation and a 130°C MOT Rating. M-Ply meets IPC-4101/91 and /102 specifications, and is RoHS compliant.

For information regarding M-Ply in North and South America, please contact Neltec, Inc. at +1-480-967-5600; for information in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, please contact Neltec SA at +33-562-985290; and for information in Asia and Australia, please contact Nelco Products Pte. Ltd. at +65-686-17117.

Certain portions of this news release may be deemed to constitute forward looking statements that are subject to various factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from Park’s expectations. Such factors include, but are not limited to, general conditions in the electronics and aerospace industries, Park’s competitive position, the status of Park’s relationships with its customers, economic conditions in international markets, the cost and availability of raw materials, transportation and utilities, and the various factors set forth in Item 1A “Risk Factors” and under the caption “Factors That May Affect Future Results” after Item 7 of Park’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended February 26, 2017.

Park Electrochemical Corp. is a global advanced materials company which develops and manufactures advanced composite materials, primary and secondary structures and assemblies and low-volume tooling for the aerospace markets and high-technology digital and RF/microwave printed circuit materials principally for the telecommunications and internet infrastructure, enterprise and military markets. The Company’s manufacturing facilities are located in Kansas, Singapore, France, Arizona and California. The Company also maintains R & D facilities in Arizona, Kansas and Singapore.

 

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