Author: Scott Thompson

Scott Thompson is the Marketing & Business Analyst at Merfish United. He has been with United Pipe & Steel and Merfish United since 2016, and is currently an MBA candidate at Bryant University. Email sthompson at merfishunited dot com for media inquiries and information.

Happy Independence Day! Our Schedule.

From all of us at Merfish United, we wish you a Happy Independence Day! We hope you, your team and your family have a wonderful and safe July 4th weekend. We will be closing Friday, July 1st at 3:30pm local time. We will also be closed on Monday, July 4th for the holiday, and returning […]

New Copper Tube List Price Sheet

Due to changes in market conditions, copper mills have announced a new list price sheet, and we will be moving to this sheet (dated 6/22/22) effective immediately. Please contact your Merfish United sales representative for more information or to place orders. Rely on us for inventory and weekly delivery Wholesalers, with us you can buy […]

Memorial Day Observance

This Memorial Day, we remember those who gave all for the country. During this time, we wish you and your family a happy and safe Memorial Day Weekend. In observance of the holiday, all of our locations will be closing at 3:30 pm local time on Friday and will be closed on Monday, 5/30, returning […]

Threaded Rod Increase 5/9

Threaded rod manufacturers have announced a price increase of approximately 5%, which we will be implementing on Monday, 5/9, with a new threaded rod list price sheet available on our website then. These increases are due to rising fuel and freight costs, energy and production, raw materials, and escalating labor expenses that manufacturers of all […]

Domestic Seamless Steel Pipe and Steel Conduit Increase

Domestic seamless steel pipe mills have announced that due to increased costs of fuel and energy, rising tooling costs, and a tight labor market, they will be immediately implementing a price increase of $200/TON. You can now download a new list price sheet, dated 5/2, on our website. Please call your Merfish United sales representative […]

Our Good Friday Holiday Schedule

From all of us at Merfish United, we wish you and your family a Happy Easter and a Happy Passover, and we hope you have a wonderful weekend of celebrations. We will be closed on Good Friday, 4/15, and resuming sales and operations on Monday, 4/18. Please call your Merfish United representative for more information […]

PVC Plumbing Pipe Increase

PVC pipe mills have announced that due to increasing costs of PVC resin and freight, they will be implementing an increase of 5%. We will hold current price levels through close-of-business on Friday, 4/8 and move to a new list price sheet on Monday, 4/11. PVC resin, the raw material needed for PVC pipe, continues […]

Increases: Domestic Steel Pipe, CPVC, Threaded Rod, Conduit

The global steel market is rapidly changing. Demand worldwide is rising, while supply disruptions continue to mount due to the conflict in Ukraine, where key raw material exports have become more limited for steel production facilities., causing steel prices to increase. Along with this, shipping and freight continue to rise because of sanctions placed on […]

Domestic Welded Steel Pipe Increase

Due to rapid changes in input costs like raw materials and energy and freight and fuel, domestic steel pipe mills have announced a price increase of $200/TON, approximately 10%. We will hold current levels through the close-of-business today, 3/25, and move to a new domestic welded steel pipe list price sheet on Monday, 3/28. Please […]

Increases: Import Seamless Steel Price, CPVC Pipe, Threaded Rod

As the conflict in Ukraine and Russia continues, supply chain disruptions from these areas continue to impact the global supply of raw materials, like pig iron which is a key raw material input in the manufacturing of hot roll coil (HRC) which is used as the basis for import seamless steel pipe. As a result, […]