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Applied Industrial and Systems Engineering at CINTAS Corporation

Mr. ERIC AYANEGUI, Director of Operations Engineering at CINTAS
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CINTAS Corporation is an American company with headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio and we provide specialized services to businesses, primarily in North America. CINTAS is one of the largest in the industry with 35,000 employees in 2017. Fortune Magazine has named Cintas among its "Most Admired Companies" for eight consecutive years.

CINTAS is heavily invested in the Industrial Laundry, First Aid Solutions and Fire Protection industries, very labor, resource and logistic intensive industries in need of efficiencies and advances in productivity, quality and safety. At CINTAS, we recognize the value and impact of Industrial and Systems Engineering and we have robust and well supported programs and initiatives that make leading contributions toward our success: productivity and quality improvement, safety, reliability, capital project management, facility planning, and Six Sigma.


Mr. Eric Ayanegui is currently the director of Operations Engineering of CINTAS.  As one of the technical leaders at CINTAS, he has been directing engineering, reliability, quality and safety initiatives across 210 industrial sites across North America and China. He has over 20 years of experience in the industrial laundry industry and has been involved in industrial leading efforts in Reliability and Safety. He is a member of the CINTAS Corporate Executive Faculty teaching Reliability and a certified Plant Maintenance Manager and Certified Reliability Leader. He is a member of Industrial Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni of UH and has served on the advisory board of Industrial Engineering Department at UH since 2015. He holds a BS degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Houston.