NEWS RELEASE

Contact: Karen Maffucci

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PARK ELECTROCHEMICAL CORP. DECLARES CASH DIVIDEND

Melville, New York, March 17, 2009…..The Board of Directors of Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE – PKE) declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.08 per share payable May 7, 2009 to stockholders of record at the close of business on April 14, 2009.

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, structures and components principally for the aerospace markets. Park’s core capabilities are in the areas of polymer chemistry formulation, coating technology and advanced composite structures and component design and fabrication. The Company’s manufacturing facilities are located in Singapore, China, France, Connecticut, Kansas, Arizona, California and Washington.
 

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