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Melville, New York, Friday, October 15, 2010… Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE-PKE) announced that Richard Price has been appointed to the position of Technical Director - Aerospace Products for the Company. Mr. Price will report to Sue Macaluso, the Company’s Vice President of Engineering.

Prior to joining Park Electrochemical Corp., Mr. Price held several senior positions in the advanced composites and aerospace industries. He was a senior project engineer at Composites Horizons, a manufacturer of high temperature composite parts for commercial jet engine manufacturers in Covina, California, from March to September 2010, and he was a senior research engineer at Cytec Engineered Materials in Anaheim, California from 2004 to February 2010. During the three years prior to 2004, he was a senior material applications engineer at GE Aviation in Evendale, Ohio; and from 1998 to 2001, he was a research and development manager at A & P Technology in Cincinnati, Ohio. From 1984 to 1998, Mr. Price held various engineering positions at GE Aviation in Evendale, Ohio. Mr. Price received a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Youngstown State University in Ohio and a Master of Science degree from the University of Cincinnati.

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 and specialty 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.

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