Engage Technologies Corporation (engagetechnologies.net) the parent company of Squid Ink Manufacturing, Eastey Enterprises, American Film & Machinery and Cogent Technologies, announces the hiring of Jake Zender, vice president of sales, Americas. 

With more than 18 years of sales leadership and experience leading international sales teams, Jake Zender brings a wealth of experience to Engage Technologies. Prior to coming to Engage, Jake was vice president of sales, marketing and customer service for IMI Hydronic Engineering, a division of IMIplc. There, he built a team of 12 regional sales managers, customer service team, inside sales, marketing and product management with an annual sales budget of $15 million for distributors and OEM customers. Additionally, Jake spent seven years with IMI Norgren, another division of IMIplc, as a sales director. Previous to his career with IMIplc, he spent eight years as an active duty Air Force officer, working in Intelligence and is still currently a Lt. Colonel (SCL) reserve officer working with the Air Force Academy.

Engage Technologies Corporation is the parent company of Squid Ink Manufacturing, Eastey Enterprises, American Film & Machinery, and Cogent Technologies. Squid Ink Manufacturing (squidink.com) manufactures industrial ink jet printing equipment and high quality inks for a variety of industrial coding and marking applications. Eastey Enterprises (eastey.com) manufacturers a complete line of L-sealers, sleeve wrappers, shrink tunnels and bundling equipment, and American Film & Manufacturing (afmsleeves.com) manufactures and supplies shrink sleeves and shrink labeling equipment. Cogent Technologies (cogent-tech.com) manufactures infrared drying systems used to dry ink in the industrial and graphics industries.