JLS Automation (jlsautomation.com) has named Markus Franke as Director of Parts and Service, and Steele Burchell as Project and Application Engineering Manager to its team.

Franke will oversee the company’s parts and service department. Previously, Franke managed the field maintenance team with Symbotic LLC, a robot and software supplier, and managed a team of maintenance technicians with ES3, LLC, a logistics and supply chain management company. He will be based in York, Pa.

Burchell comes to JLS with an industrial engineering background. Burchell was recently vice president of Seetech Systems Co., a maker of conveyor systems. He will be based in York, Pa.

“JLS is excited to welcome new members to the team as we continue to expand and support future growth,” said Craig Souser, JLS president and CEO. “Both Markus and Steele bring a wealth of engineering knowledge and experience that will help JLS continue on the path of offering integrated application solutions.”