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Domestic Steel Pipe at United Pipe & Steel

New List Price Sheet for Domestic Steel Pipe

As previously announced, Domestic Steel Pipe mills have implemented the following increases: 1/2” – 4” Continuous Weld Pipe – approx. 5% 2” – 18” Grade B ERW Pipe – approx. 5% 1” – 8” Sprinkler Pipe – approx. 5% Visit our website to see a new Domestic Steel Pipe list price sheet dated today, May […]

Copper Up, Multiplier Increase Possible

Copper is up again, trading close to $2.40/lbs. and up over $.03 today. With the continued rise of copper over the past few days, we could be seeing a multiplier increase of 2.5% tomorrow morning. Please call your Merfish United representative to place orders now. Click here to follow market updates on our website. Visit […]

Stock Up on PVC Pipe for Pool Season

With Pool Season approaching, we have stocked up with the PVC Pipe and PVC Conduit products you need to service your customers. Mix-and-match PVC Pipe with Conduit and other products to make our low minimum for FFA. Our business model is designed for low and unpredictable volume scenarios, exactly like the one we are all […]

Your One-Stop For Sprinkler Pipe

With construction and maintenance or repair of important public health infrastructure underway to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, we wanted to remind our Fire Protection wholesale customers that our business model – which enables wholesalers to buy a broad array of pipe products from one supplier, at low minimums for FFA – is designed for low […]

Copper is UP, Increase Taking Effect Tomorrow

Copper is up today over $.06 per pound. If this trend continues, we will likely initiate a multiplier increase of 2.5% (minimum) at close of business today. As a reminder, our business model – which enables wholesalers to buy a broad array of pipe products from one supplier, at low minimums for FFA – is […]

Forklift picks copper tube at United Pipe & Steel

New Will-Call Minimums and Procedures

In order to ensure the health and safety of our employees and customers, we will be instituting a new will-call policy effective tomorrow, Tuesday March 24th, that will focus on social distancing and include the following: The new MINIMUM Order quantity for ALL will-call orders is now 5,000 lbs. Will-call orders must be scheduled in […]

A Message from Merfish United about COVID-19

Deal valued Customer/Vendor, Merfish United prides itself on being focused on the safety, health and welfare of our employees, customers and vendors. We are closely monitoring the developments related to the coronavirus (COVID-19), across the country and around the world. With that in mind, and in order to remain compliant with government policies and standard […]

Copper Tube

Why Copper is Up, and a Multiplier Increase is Possible

Copper has been even more volatile than usual of late.   According to this article from CNBC, “Copper bounced on Tuesday as traders and funds reversed bets on lower prices after China’s central bank moved to offset the damage to economic growth and demand from the coronavirus in the top consumer.”  To summarize: China’s copper […]

US Metal Conduit

Understanding the Rising Metal Conduit Prices

Our friends at Wheatland Tube have provided a steel and market update, which contains info about an anticipated 7% price increase on metal conduit in the near future.  Steel conduit mills are pushing through their fourth price increase this year,  after cumulative increases over the base of 8%  in October, 17% in early November and […]