Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 28, 2019
Feb. 14, 2020
Jun. 29, 2019
Cover [Abstract]      
Entity Registrant Name HELIOS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001024795    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-28    
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Entity Small Business false    
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 28, 2019    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Trading Symbol HLIO    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Public Float     $ 1,351,300,941
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   32,057,032  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock $.001 Par Value    
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ    
Entity File Number 0-21835    
Entity Tax Identification Number 59-2754337    
Entity Address, Address Line One 1500 WEST UNIVERSITY PARKWAY    
Entity Address, City or Town SARASOTA    
Entity Address, State or Province FL    
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 34243    
City Area Code 941    
Local Phone Number 362-1200    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code FL    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Transition Report false    
Documents Incorporated by Reference Portions of the Registrant’s Proxy Statement for the 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held June 5, 2020, which is expected to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on or about April 24, 2020, have been incorporated by reference into Part III, Items 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 of this Annual Report on Form 10-K.