Category: Copper

Copper Increase and New List Price Sheet, 2/24

Copper closed at $4.18/lb yesterday, and is currently up almost another $.13 to just around $4.31/lb, continuing this upward trend. These are historical levels not seen since 2011. Because of these escalating costs on raw materials, copper tube mills have announced an increase of approximately 5.5% with a new list price sheet, dated 2/24. The […]

New Copper Tube List Price Sheet, 2/15/21

As the COMEX continues to rise, trading above $3.82/lb today, the Copper tube mills have announced a new list price sheet dated 2/15 taking immediate effect. Supply chain interruptions due to Covid-19 combined with high global demand continue to keep the overall copper supply tight. How We Can Help: Merfish United’s business model – which […]

February Market Update, Import Steel and Shipping Increases

What’s happening: Click here to see our new globally sourced welded steel pipe list price sheet. A global shipping container shortage is causing import prices to skyrocket. Lack of availability of raw materials, including steel, are contributing to high costs. New list price sheets for domestic steel, PVC plumbing, strut and threaded rod released in […]

January Market Update, Import Steel Increase 1/18

What’s happening: All three major pipe products categories all volatile to start 2021. PVC, copper and steel pipe have seen increases. This is due to increasing costs in raw materials and freight. The global market for raw materials including steel, PVC resin and copper has been more volatile than every before all at once. We […]

Copper Increase Effective Now, New List Price Sheet

Copper continues to climb closing over $3.60/lb yesterday. As a result the Copper Tube mills announced a new list price sheet with an increase of approximately 2.5% – 3.5% and a new list price sheet taking immediate effect. Please call your Merfish United representative to place orders now. Please call your Merfish United representative to […]

A December Update on Commodity Products; Steel, Copper and PVC

Learn more about upcoming price increases on Globally Sourced Steel Pipe and Strut products. As the United States and the rest of the world recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, the supply chain for commodity pipe products is being tested. Recent coronavirus surges in the U.S. have slowed recent reopenings, but news of upcoming vaccines are […]

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 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 […]