Creative Engineers Ltd. [CEL] started in a modest way in 1981 when Mr. Md. Tabibul Huq, an Electrical Engineer and two of his university friends founded the company. Initially the company was doing business in the field of supply of electrical equipment such as Power Transmission System, Generators, Substation etc. In 1981 the company got the franchise of Haushahn GmbH of Germany to promote the sale of their product, elevators in Bangladesh. In year 2000, after Schindler (Switzerland) bought out Haushahn, CEL won the bid against Schindler’s existing distributors and became the sole distributors for Schindler Lifts & Escalators in Bangladesh. The business grew steadily due to the honest effort of the qualified and experienced management and staff. In 1984 the company got the franchise of O&K Rolltreppen of Germany to promote the sale of their product Escalators in Bangladesh. In 1992 CEL got the franchise of GECAlstom, UK (Paxman & Ruston Division) to promote the sale of their product – Marine Diesel Engine & Power Plant, which is now merged with MAN B&W and renamed as MAN B&W Paxman Diesels Ltd. &MAN B&W Ruston Diesels Ltd. In 1992 CEL opened its Maritime Division and got the first Maritime Project on Renovation and Re-engining of Bangladesh Navy Vessel, BNS Karnaphuli.