About DenverWeld

Metal Fabricating & Welding Facility

The DenverWeld Metal Fabricating and Welding Facility in Golden Colorado

We are welders you can depend on.

Denver Welding and Research, also known as DenverWeld or DWR, is an experienced team of welders and designers dedicated to quality fabrication and efficient management of resources. Our company was founded in 2011 and is directed by CEO S. Elder, CTIO Collin Trickel, and COO Chris Gordon. DWR provides world class welding services to a dynamic set of clients including general contractors and leading edge research facilities working in the public and private sector. We serve our customers by offering high quality innovative and practical services that are second to none.


Chris Gordon, COO

Chris joined the DWR team as a co-owner shortly after its opening. He brought with him an impressive background in construction management and real estate. His attention to detail is only surpassed by his drive to design and fabricate incredible displays of metal art. Chris designs, fabricates, and pushes projects to success with his leadership, management skills, and eye for detail. Chris Gordon is the new face of classic modern metal work in Denver, Colorado.

Collin Trickel, CTIO

After receiving his bachelors and master’s degrees in metallurgy at the Colorado School of Mines, Collin decided to put his immense talent to work and co-founded DWR. He continues to demonstrate his skills in leadership, management, and design. His skill set is extremely diverse and Collin is a valued member of the DWR team.

S. Elder, CEO

In 2014 he joined the DWR team as CEO. He brings along his vast knowledge and experience from the construction companies he owns to inspire new ideas and improve business management, taking DWR to a new level of success. As a successful business owner, along with talented partners, he is able to take DWR to its full potential.


Employees at DWR work hard to achieve our high standards and we value them. Skilled craftsmanship, honesty, integrity and a positive attitude is what makes us who we are. Our competitive advantage stems from the diversity, trust and teamwork our Company is built on