JLS Automation (jlsautomation.com) has named Tom Sosnoski as director of sales, Western Region for the U.S. and Canada. Sosnoski has a strong background in automation and packaging and will lead the company’s sales operations in the two regions. 

Previously, Sosnoski held several roles with Bosch Packaging Technology, including senior sales engineer, where he advised food, pharmaceutical and consumer goods companies on automation and packaging systems to improve operational efficiencies. He also spent significant time with its robotic group.

Sosnoski has a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Minnesota and recently completed his MBA at Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh, Pa.

“We are delighted to have Tom join the JLS team and provide dedicated support to our customers in the Western Region as we continue to grow,” said Craig Souser, JLS president and CEO. “With more than 12 years of automation experience, Tom will help JLS expand and grow while offering customers integrated application solutions.”