Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

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12 Months Ended
Dec. 28, 2019
Mar. 27, 2020
Jun. 30, 2019
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Document Type 10-K    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Transition Report false    
Document Period End Date Dec. 28, 2019    
Entity File Number 1-13293    
Entity Registrant Name Hillman Companies, Inc.    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE    
Entity Tax Identification Number 23-2874736    
Entity Address, Address Line One 10590 Hamilton Avenue    
Entity Address, City or Town Cincinnati    
Entity Address, State or Province OH    
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 45231    
City Area Code 513    
Local Phone Number 851-4900    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer    
Entity Small Business false    
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   5,000  
Entity Public Float     $ 143,613,502
Entity Central Index Key 0001029831    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-28    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY