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PARK ELECTROCHEMICAL CORP. ANNOUNCES ELECTION OF STEPHEN M. BANKER AS VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL

Melville, New York, Tuesday, November 1, 2011……Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE – PKE) announced the election of Stephen M. Banker as Vice President and General Counsel of the Company. Mr. Banker will report to Brian Shore, Park’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Banker will succeed Stephen E. Gilhuley as General Counsel, and Mr. Gilhuley will continue as Executive Vice President and Secretary of the Company and will continue to report to Mr. Shore.

Mr. Banker had been a lawyer in the Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom law firm in New York City since 1977 and a senior partner in the firm for many years. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University and a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

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 markets. Park’s core capabilities are in the areas of polymer chemistry formulation and coating technology. 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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