06Feb 2016
Hollow metal rock stars

Rock stars are innovative, creative, high-energy, entertaining, and sometimes inspirational. Their music connects with our ideas and gets woven into the fabric of our lives. We take these ideas and fold them into how we work, play, and strive to be our best selves.

And hey, who doesn’t riff on a mean air guitar…

31Jan 2016
KD Sidelight 20-minute

HMF Express is proud to announce our newest product development: a 20-minute fire rated knock down drywall sidelight frame!

Product Details:
– Rating: 20 minute tested without hose stream
– Maximum door opening: 3’0 x 7’0
– Maximum sidelight size…

31Jan 2016
Removable mullion 90-minute

Also new for 2016: a 90-minute removable transom bar and panel!!

This product meets the same construction requirements of our existing fire rated transom frames.

Product Details:
– 18 or 16 ga panel with 22 gauge stiffeners
– Maximum transom panel size is 90″ W x 46″ H
– Can also be used in sidelight frames and more …

01Sep 2014
Chicago Paint Booth

84% of orders shipped early in September? That would be the new Chicago plant!

Just as with our Wilmington and Atlanta plants, the Chicago plant starts from sheet steel and punches, bends, preps, welds, and paints each product to your custom specifications…

10Aug 2014
Increase your profits

Catch the September issue of DHI magazine to read an article by HMF Express’s Steve Adams on using quick-ship to increase your profits. The article will outline 5 different ways to benefit from the use of quick-ship suppliers in your business…

Arch top hollow metal door frame

Radius and arched top frames can add a distinctive look but can be tricky. There are a number of things to consider and a few red flags to be aware of…

Concealed door closer with regular arm

Mounting and operation of overhead stops / holders may not be possible with some closer types and applications or could require special brackets.