Published Monday, March 14, 2016

West Palm Beach, and Jupiter, Florida. – The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is pleased to announce that CEL Aerospace has opened an office in Palm Beach County.  CEL for the past 28 years has engaged in the design, manufacturing, installation and maintenance of systems for the testing of gas turbine engines.  They provide these services to Original Equipment Manufacturers, Overhaul Facilities, Airlines and the Military.  The CEL Aero USA Inc. office is located in Palm Beach County to better serve its client base here and throughout Southern Florida.  CEL is headquartered in Canada with locations in the US and Poland to provide its customers with real time quality support.

The company, has leased offices at 15132 Park of Commerce Blvd. in Jupiter where it will make the required capital investment to create 28 new jobs with average salaries of $65,000.   

“CEL is a great addition to the flourishing AAE industry in Palm Beach County,” said Kelly Smallridge, President and CEO of the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County.  “The company’s decision to select Palm Beach County is a testament to the strong AAE cluster established here and the availability of a sophisticated workforce.”

The BDB assisted CEL by providing the company with real estate searches and information on business licenses.

About CEL Aerospace:  For over 25 years, CEL has been focusing its activities on the design, manufacturing, installation and maintenance of systems for the testing of gas turbine engines. Our expertise also covers related systems and components, for aerospace and industrial applications.

CEL is a project-oriented company. It is structured to perform equally at all levels of its diverse service network and product offering, from the design of state-of-the-art test cells and CELDAS™ Data Acquisition and Control Systems to the delivery of operational turnkey test facilities, anywhere in the world.

The company managers draw from their own careers as engineers for major OEM test facilities, to offer their unique understanding of the testing world and its associated needs , resulting in a complete support program including long term maintenance and facility management.

CEL’s support to OEMs also includes research and development of test equipment for experimental engine programs. As a result, CEL is currently developing new generations of products in each of its niche markets.

CEL Aerospace is an approved source for the UTC group for gas turbine engine test cells and engine accessory test stands manufacturing.

Since 2011, CEL has expanded its capabilities and European presence with our Polish division, C.E.L Test Equipment Poland, located in Rzeszow, Poland.
About the BDB: The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County is the official public/private economic development organization for Palm Beach County and Enterprise Florida. Founded in 1982 as a not-for-profit corporation, our primary purpose is to attract and retain new industry, business investment, high quality jobs and workforce development through corporate relocations, expansions and international trade. During the past five years, the BDB has assisted companies that have created more than 12,600 direct jobs with average salaries greater than $67,000, resulting in more than $693 million in capital investment to Palm Beach County and an economic impact that exceeds $5.87 billion. Additional information can be found at the BDB’s website,



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