Hollow Metal Specialists


Established in 1991, Hollow Metal Specialists has been a trusted provider of doors, door frames, and builders’ hardware throughout Florida. In 2010, HMS was privileged to become the Florida unit of The Cook & Boardman Group. We strive to fulfill The Cook & Boardman Group’s cornerstone of operation which is their commitment to core values in serving customers.

HMS, a unit of The Cook & Boardman Group believes in:

  • Integrity
  • Mutual respect, trust and empathy
  • Excellence through continuous improvement and lifetime learning
  • Individual professional fulfillment through superior teamwork
  • Shared focus on profitable growth

As a part of The Cook & Boardman Group, HMS is dedicated to providing a consistently superior total value experience on each job for each customer….every day, we are Building On Our Reputation. Operating from our Sarasota, Florida distribution facility, we serve customers in the commercial, industrial, and institutional markets. Our team has a collective 238 years of office, sales, and project management experience that ensures customer needs are met with the qualifications and attention they deserve. HMS also offers full installation and maintenance. The HMS installation division, averaging 15.4 years experience can handle virtually any application of doors and hardware. In addition, our fabrication and welding shop, averaging 19 years experience, has the skills to meet any hollow metal frame and door challenge.