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Meet Eric

The founder of our Company, and an Army Veteran. Eric started his career in the mechanical and metal industry while serving our country.

Afterwards, in 2012 Eric attended a trade school to further his education in the welding trade.  After graduating in 2013 Eric joined Des Moines Portable Welding and worked side by side with Chris until the owner of Des Moines Portable Welding decided to retire in late 2016. Then in 2017 Eric opened Central Iowa Portable Welding and, in the beginning, was the sole craftsman, with part time help from Chris, today he oversees the shop and now works side by side again with Chris.  Consequently, Eric’s knowledge, experience, and training now spans 17 years of dedicated welding, metal fabrication mechanical and millwrights making him an expert in the field.

 In his free time he enjoys joy rides on his motorcycle, hunting, fishing and spending time with his two dogs.

 17 Years Experience:

› AWS Certified

› Millwrights

› Portable Welding

› Metal Fabrication

Meet Chris

Chris started out in the construction field at age 16 working side by side with his uncle, learning everything he could, this is where his passion started. Two years later he was hired on with Story Construction.

Chris attended a trade school in 2011 to further his education in welding, he graduated at the top of his class and was hired on with Des Moines Portable Welding in 2012. One year later he found himself working side by side with Eric. In 2015 he started working for Des Moines Metal Fabrication. In 2017 Chris went from working part time to becoming a full time employee of Central Iowa Portable Welding.

He also has an extensive background in millwrights, portable welding and metal fabrication.

Chris is a skilled craftsman with a true passion for what he does.

 In his spare time Chris enjoys spending time with his family.

18 Years Experience:

› AWS Certified

› Millwrights

› Portable Welding

› Metal Fabrication

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“Eric, the owner is a very hardworking, and honest person who truly stands behind his product. He always give fair prices and is a very reliable contractor.”
RICHARD B.