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Bowman’s and BDS Contract Door & Hardware Co. is currently a 3rd generation family company, first opened its doors in 1961 as a locksmith and safe-cracking company in Rochester, Minnesota. Over the years Bowman’s Safe & Lock Shop LTD formed into one of the largest locksmith companies in Minnesota. After 35 years of business in 1998, Bowman’s added total door replacements to its company resume.

If you have a rusted door or frame, Bowman’s is the place to call and have it replaced! By 2002 Bowman’s became a Tormax Automatic door system distributor and installer. The expert technicians at Bowman’s installs automatic door systems at all major retail stores, commercial buildings, Government buildings, schools, hospitals, and residential houses all over Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin. As the years passed and business broadened, Bowman’s Safe & Lock Shop formed a new division called “Bowman’s Door Solutions” and in 2007. Now doing business as Bowman’s Door Solutions, Bowman’s is a leader in hollow metal doors, frames, and hardware, as well as a commercial glass contract company. Bowman’s Door Solutions specializes in glass storefronts and other commercial windows. We are your one-stop solution, offering everything your door opening would require!

In 2017 formed additional Division and building a new corporate Headquarters and relocating to 1820 14th Street NW Rochester, Minnesota 55901 and becoming BDS Contract Door & Hardware Co. with this new division we broadened our scope of work. Expanding distribution of doors, frames, and hardware for large contract projects. With a complete fabrication warehouse, we are now able to provide the best lead times in the industry. BDS Contract Door & Hardware Co. is one of the leading access control system companies. We have options such as the Schlage NDE and CO Series that allow you to control access management within your business.

Bowman’s throughout the years!




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