Park Electrochemical Corp. announced the election of Mark Esquivel as Senior Vice President-Aerospace of the Company. Mr. Esquivel also serves as President of the Company’s Park Aerospace Technologies Corp. aerospace materials, parts and assemblies manufacturing and design business unit located in Newton, Kansas and President of the Company’s Tin City Aircraft Works, Inc. aerospace design and development subsidiary also located in Newton, Kansas. In these positions, Mr. Esquivel reports to Brian Shore, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Park Electrochemical Corp.
Mr. Esquivel served as Vice President of Aerospace Composite Parts of Park Aerospace Technologies Corp. from March 2012 to April 2015 and President of Park Aerospace Technologies Corp. from June 2010 to March 2012. From September 2008 to June 2010, Mr. Esquivel was Vice President and General Manager of Neltec, Inc., Park’s high-technology circuitry materials business unit located in Tempe, Arizona. He served as Manufacturing Manager of Neltec from August 2004 to September 2008 and as Materials Manager from February 2001 to August 2004. Mr. Esquivel started at Neltec in 1994 as a metal stamper in the Finishing Department and worked his way up from there. Mr. Esquivel put himself through college while working at Neltec and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Management from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona. Mr. Esquivel is now responsible for all of Park Electrochemical’s aerospace operations and sales and marketing and technology activities.
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.