Cantrell, a poultry processing equipment, parts and service company, has hired Andrew Copeland as an engineer.

Copeland will be responsible for product design, project management and process engineering. His expertise is in manufacturing process equipment and has spent five years developing manufacturing solutions as a draftsman and an engineer.

He joins Cantrell after working at two large manufacturing companies as project engineer/project manager and manufacturing engineer.

Copeland holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Georgia Tech. He is certified in Motoman Robotics, a robotics manufacturing system.