MELVILLE, N.Y., April 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE:PKE) announced the appointment of Patrick T. Crowley as the President of Neltec Inc., Park’s electronics Business Unit located in Tempe, Arizona. Mr. Crowley will report to Mark Esquivel, Park’s Vice-President Aerospace and President of Park Aerospace Technologies Corp., Park’s aerospace Business Unit located in Newton, Kansas.
From June 2012 to November 2016, Mr. Crowley was employed by Rockwell Collins Inc., an avionics and information systems company located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, performing AS 9100 supplier audits. Prior to his employment by Rockwell Collins Inc., Mr. Crowley was with Park for approximately twelve years from 1998 to November 2010. He was Vice President of Research and Development of Park and President of Park Advanced Product Development Corp., Park’s R&D Business Unit in Tempe, Arizona, from April 2009 to November 2010; Managing Director of Nelco Products Pte. Ltd., Park’s electronics Business Unit located in Singapore, from September 2008 to February 2009; President of Neltec, Inc. from August 2005 to August 2008; and President of Neltec Europe SAS, Park’s electronics Business Unit located in Mirebeau, France, from October 2004 to May 2005. From 1998 to 2004, Mr. Crowley had been Quality Assurance Manager at Neltec, Inc., and for the thirty years prior to 1998, Mr. Crowley held various operational, managerial and sales positions with several companies in the electronics manufacturing industry.
Park Electrochemical Corp. is a global advanced materials company which develops and manufactures advanced composite materials, primary and secondary structures and assemblies and low-volume tooling for the aerospace markets and high-technology digital and RF/microwave printed circuit materials principally for the telecommunications and internet infrastructure, enterprise and military markets. The Company’s manufacturing facilities are located in Kansas, Singapore, France, Arizona and California. The Company also maintains R & D facilities in Arizona, Kansas and Singapore.
Additional corporate information is available on the Company’s web site at www.parkelectro.com.
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