Author: Scott Thompson

Marketing & Business Analyst at United Pipe & Steel Corp.

Domestic Steel Pipe Increase Coming 11/30

Domestic Steel Pipe mills have announced that due to escalating costs, prices on the following products will be increased by the following amounts: 1/2” – 4” Continuous Weld Pipe – 8% 2” – 18” Grade B ERW Pipe – 8% 1” – 8” Sprinkler Pipe – 8 This is the sixth Domestic Steel Pipe increase […]

Copper Trading Up, Increase Effective Now

Update 11/23/20: Copper closed up at $3.29 on Friday, and Copper Tube mills announced a new list price sheet dated 11/23/20. You can download this sheet here. Copper is up almost $.10 this morning close to $3.29/LBS, which is the highest price in over year and close to the highest level in five years. If […]

Effective Now: Copper Tube Multiplier Increase

Due to continued raw material and finished product shortages coupled with dynamic market conditions, Copper Tube multipliers are moving up effective immediately. Please call your Merfish United representative for more information or to place orders: 1-800-777-7473 Click here to follow market updates. How Merfish United Can Help We help wholesalers manage their risk on volatile […]

Copper Market Update, Multiplier Increase Possible for 11/4/20

Copper remains up over $3.00/lbs, and is up over $3.10 so far today. If this trend continues, we will likely see a multiplier change of at least 2.5% tomorrow. As always, rely on us to help manage your inventor of volatile commodity pipe products.  We keep our stock high, so you don’t have to.  With […]

New Domestic Steel List Price Sheet

Due to continued escalating costs of both raw materials and freight, Domestic Steel Pipe mills have announced another price increase, the fifth one in a ten-week time period. The specifics of the increase are listed below: 5% on 1/2” – 4” Continuous Weld Pipe 5% on 2” – 18” Grade B ERW Pipe 5% on […]

New Copper Tube List Price Sheet

Copper is up another $.05 this morning (trading around $3.20/lbs at around 12:15pm ET). This is the highest price in over a year for Copper, as well as almost hitting the highest level recorded in the past five years. Follow the COMEX here on our website. As a result of this, Copper tube mills have […]

New Domestic Steel Pipe Increase: 10/26/20

Domestic Steel pipe mills have announced that due to escalating costs, they will be immediately increasing prices by the amounts listed below: 5 % on 1/2” – 4” Continuous Weld Pipe 5 % on 2” – 18” Grade B ERW Pipe 5 % on 1” – 8” Sprinkler Pipe We will hold current pricing through […]

Copper Multiplier Increase Tomorrow, 10/8

With Copper up over $.06 late today, Copper Tube mills have announced a multiplier increase of 2.5% effective immediately. We will be holding current pricing through close-of-business today (10/7), going to the multiplier increase first thing tomorrow morning. See list price sheets and enter your multiplier on the Excel version to see your individual list […]

New PVC Plumbing & Domestic Steel Price Increases

Domestic Steel Pipe: Domestic Steel pipe mills have announced that due to escalating input costs, they will be increasing prices by the amounts listed below: 5% on 1/2” – 4” Continuous Weld Pipe 5% on 2” – 18” Grade B ERW Pipe 5% on 1” – 8” Sprinkler Pipe We will be holding current price […]

Copper Tube Increase: 10/1/20

With Copper up almost $.05 today, Copper Tube Mills have announced a multiplier increase taking effect immediately. We will be moving our multipliers up a minimum of 2.5% first thing tomorrow morning (10/1/20). To place orders at current pricing levels, please call your Merfish United representative before close-of-business today. See current price sheets on our […]