New VP of Sales

Engage Technologies Announces New Vice President of Sales

May 23, 2017, Brooklyn Park, MN – Engage Technologies Corporation, 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 over 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 the vice president of sales, marketing and customer service for IMI Hydronic Engineering, a division of IMIplc, where 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 8 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.

About Engage Technologies Corporation

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

Founded in 1991, the company is headquartered in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota with facilities in Spring Lake Park, Minnesota, Rogers, MN, Corona, CA, The Hague, The Netherlands, and Shanghai, China. For more information on the Engage Technologies family of companies, visit the individual websites listed above, or the Engage Technologies site at


For press information, please contact:

Joshua Nelson
Squid Ink Manufacturing, Inc.
(763) 795-8856, ext. 1735