Park Electrochemical Corp., recently announced the celebration of its 65th business anniversary.
Founded by Jerry Shore and Tony Chiesa on March 31, 1954, the company was started in a small factory in Woodside, Queens with only five employees. Its first year, the company had a revenue of $124,206.59.
“We owe everything we have and everything we are to Jerry and Tony, our beloved founders,” Brian Shore, Park’s chairman and CEO, said. “Jerry and Tony started the Company with almost nothing, but they had the courage and conviction to overcome the many obstacles and challenges which came their way.”
Based in Melville, Park Electrochemical Corp. is an aerospace company, which develops and manufactures solution and hot-melt advanced composite materials used to produce composite structures for the global aerospace markets including materials for; primary and secondary structures for jet engines, large and regional transport aircraft, military aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles , business jets, general aviation aircraft and rotary wing aircraft.