Excerpts: “Park Electrochemical Corp. Celebrates 65 Years In Business”

  • Park was founded by Jerry Shore and Tony Chiesa on March 31, 1954.  The Company was started in a very small factory in Woodside, Queens, New York with five employees.  The Company’s first year’s revenues were $124,206.59 and its first year’s after tax profit was $621.17.
  • Brian Shore, Park’s Chairman and CEO, said, “We owe everything we have and everything we are to Jerry and Tony, our beloved founders. 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.”

Source: Global Newswire