Park Electrochemical Corp. Announces Election of Matthew Farabaugh as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

MELVILLE, N.Y., March 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE:PKE) announced the election of Matthew Farabaugh as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. In this position, Mr. Farabaugh will continue to report to Brian Shore, Park’s Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Farabaugh has been Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Park Electrochemical Corp. since April 2012. He joined Park in October 2007 as Vice President and Controller. Prior to joining Park, Mr. Farabaugh was Corporate Controller of American Technical Ceramics, a publicly traded international company and manufacturer of electronic components, located in Huntington Station, New York, from 2004 to September 2007 and Assistant Controller from 2000 to 2004. Prior thereto, Mr. Farabaugh was Assistant Controller of Park Electrochemical Corp. from 1989 to 2000. Prior to joining Park in 1989, Mr. Farabaugh was a senior accountant with KPMG. Mr. Farabaugh received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Valparaiso University in Indiana.

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 and low-volume tooling 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, France, Kansas, Arizona and California. The Company also maintains R&D facilities in Arizona, Kansas and Singapore.

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Contact: Martina Bar Kochva 48 South Service Road Melville, NY 11747 (631) 465-3600

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