About The Cook & Boardman Group

Founded in 1955, the Cook & Boardman family of companies is the nation's premier provider of fully integrated access and security solutions. This includes commercial doors, frames & hardware (Division 8), electronic access control equipment and specialty (Division 10) products. We also provides full systems integration services (Division 27 & 28) including physical security, access control, wireless networking, low voltage cabling, audio/visual and managed information technology products.

The nationwide footprint includes over 80 locations in addition to an online shopping portal available on the main website and eProcurement integrations. We have extensive experience in helping on commercial properties, healthcare, hospitality, K-12 school, higher education institutions, federal/government properties, industrial/warehouse facilities, multi-family/mixed use properties - just to name a few.

Our service culture is driven by experienced sales professionals with market-leading product and application knowledge who partner with our in-house technical experts to assess customers’ needs and supply the highest quality solution available. In an industry where engineering details and various code requirements have become increasingly complex, our team is dedicated to providing industry expertise, exceptional customer service and focus.


Our Core Values

Our Core Values can be expressed through the acronym SERVE:


  • Our Mission is to Serve our Associates, Customers and Communities every day.


  • Through a variety of training programs we provide options for our Associates to increase their knowledge and job skills so that they can advantage of career advancement opportunities across the organization.  
  • We elevate our teammates through our award and recognition programs


  • Every individual is treated equally and respectfully, regardless of title or position. Suggestions are encouraged and Associates are encouraged to send questions to members of the senior management team - and have them answered during live quarterly calls all-associate video calls.


  • Our Goal is to be the supplier of choice to our customers and the employer of choice to our associates. This vision is exemplified in our acquisition strategy where we evaluate companies based on their associate-centric culture, reputation within the industry and solid management teams.



  • We operate in an industry that is governed by standards and regulations that protect the safety and security of the public. We take this responsibility very seriously and our customers rely on us to provide the technical expertise and application knowledge to ensure that all requirement regarding life safety are met.


Our Family of Companies