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Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information
3 Months Ended
Mar. 30, 2019
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]  
Document Type 10-Q
Amendment Flag false
Document Period End Date Mar. 30, 2019
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1
Trading Symbol HLM
Entity Registrant Name HILLMAN COMPANIES INC
Entity Central Index Key 0001029831
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-28
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer
Entity Small Business false
Entity Emerging Growth Company false
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding 5,000