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PARK ELECTROCHEMICAL CORP. ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF
TOM STEELE AS VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER OF PARK’S NELTEC, INC. BUSINESS UNIT


 

Melville, New York, Monday, November 22, 2010......Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE-PKE) announced the appointment of Thomas B. Steele as Vice President and General Manager of the Company’s Neltec, Inc. high-technology circuitry materials business unit located in Tempe, Arizona. Mr. Steele will report to Margaret (“Marty”) M. Kendrick, Vice President of Operations of Park Electrochemical Corp.

Mr. Steele had been Vice President and General Manager of Sanmina-SCI Corporation at its Costa Mesa business unit from August 2007 to August 2010 and Vice President and General Manager of Sanmina-SCI’s Phoenix, Arizona business unit from December 2004 to August 2007. Previously, he had been Director of Operations at the Phoenix business unit of Sanmina-SCI Corporation since January 1999, and he had been the Inner Layer Process Manager at Continental Circuits Corporation in Phoenix from June 1995 to January 1999 and the Electrical Test Process Manager at Continental Circuits Corporation from February 1991 to June 1995.

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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