NEWS RELEASE

Contact: Martina Bar Kochva

48 South Service Road
Melville, NY 11747
(631) 465-3600

PARK ELECTROCHEMICAL CORP. ANNOUNCES
DATE OF THIRD QUARTER EARNINGS RELEASE AND CONFERENCE CALL


Melville, New York, Friday, December 18, 2009….Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE - PKE) announced that it plans to release its financial results for its 2010 fiscal year third quarter ended November 29, 2009 before the New York Stock Exchange opens on Tuesday, December 22, 2009.  The Company will conduct a conference call to discuss such results at 11:00 a.m. EST on the same day.  Forward-looking and other material information may be discussed in this conference call.  The conference call dial-in number is (877) 685-2329 in the United States and Canada and (706) 634-2174 in other countries and the required passcode is 47382546.

For those unable to listen to the call live, a conference call replay will be available from approximately 2:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday, December 22, 2009 through 11:59 p.m. EST on Sunday, December 27, 2009.  The conference call replay can be accessed by dialing (800) 642-1687 in the United States and Canada and (706) 645-9291 in other countries and entering passcode 47382546 and will be available on the Company’s web site at www.parkelectro.com/investor/investor.html.

Any additional material financial or statistical data disclosed in the conference call will also be available at the time of the conference call on the Company’s web site at www.parkelectro.com/investor/investor.html.  

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 principally for the aerospace markets. Park’s core capabilities are in the areas of polymer chemistry formulation and coating technology. Park also specializes in the manufacture and design 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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