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Contact: Martina Bar Kochva

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PARK ELECTROCHEMICAL CORP. ANNOUNCES
APPOINTMENT OF PAUL O’NEILL AS AEROSPACE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND PROGRAM MANAGER

 

Melville, New York, Monday, October 18, 2010… Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE-PKE) announced that Paul O’Neill has been appointed to the position of Aerospace Business Development and Program Manager for the Company. Mr. O’Neill will report to Sue Macaluso, the Company’s Vice President of Engineering.

Prior to joining Park Electrochemical Corp., Mr. O’Neill held a number of senior positions in the aerospace industry. Since 2008, Mr. O’Neill held the position of Aerospace Engineering Manager with EireComposites, Co., a specialized composite development and manufacturing company in Galway, Ireland. From 2004 to 2008, Mr. O’Neill was Lead Engineer for Materials and Processes with Spirit Aerosystems (Europe) Ltd. specializing in composite aerostructures for major commercial aircraft programs. During the six years prior to 2004, Mr. O’Neill held a number of positions in materials and processes engineering and manufacturing engineering with BAE Systems, involved in both military and commercial aircraft programs. Mr. O’Neill received a Bachelor of Engineering Honors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Paisley in Scotland.

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.


Additional corporate information is available on the Company’s web site at www.parkelectro.com.
 

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