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Contact: Martina Bar Kochva

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PARK ELECTROCHEMICAL CORP. ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF
GREG WESTPHAL AS VICE PRESIDENT OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

 

Melville, New York, Monday, November 22, 2010… Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE-PKE) announced the appointment of Gregory B. Westphal as Vice President of Research and Development. Mr. Westphal will report to Susan (“Sue”) E. Macaluso, Vice President of Engineering of Park Electrochemical Corp.

Mr. Westphal had been Vice President and General Manager of Park’s Neltec, Inc. high-technology circuitry materials business unit located in Tempe, Arizona since June 2010. Prior to that time, he had been a Process Development Engineer at Park Advanced Product Development Corp., Park Electrochemical Corp.’s research and development unit located in Tempe, Arizona, since October 2006 and a Process Engineer at Neltec, Inc. from December 2005 to October 2006. Prior to joining Park Advanced Product Development Corp., Mr. Westphal held various engineering and management positions with Insulectro, Oak-Mitsui, Great Western Chemical, Enthone, Accutronix and Applied Digital Data Systems in Arizona and California from 1979 to 2005.

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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