Category: Electrical

New PVC Plumbing, Seamless Steel Pipe, and Threaded Rod List Price Sheets

As many in the region were, PVC resin producers were significantly impacted by the severe winter storms that impacted the gulf states last week. As a result, all major PVC resin producers declared force majeure due to a lack of available material to ship. The storm caused plant stoppages, delays in shipping, and significant disruption […]

Strut Increase Effective 2/22

Strut manufacturers have announced that due continued rising costs of raw materials, they will be implementing an increase of 10-25% on channel strut products. CRU, or Cold Rolled Steel, which is the raw material needed for strut production, has doubled in price since July 2020.  This cost increase, being driven by general lack of availability […]

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 […]

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 […]

Metal Conduit Increase Coming 11/30

Domestic mills have announced increases due to raw material steel mills raising prices on almost a daily basis. We’ll hold current pricing levels through today, 11/25 with these increases effective Monday, 11/30. More Info: Metal Conduit Electrical Products News and Alerts List Price Sheets

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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 […]

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PVC Increase Coming Monday, February 4th

Mills have announced a new list price sheet with an approximate increase of 5% on PVC plumbing and PVC conduit products going into effect on Monday, February 4th.  We will post the new list price sheet by Friday, February 1st. To place orders at current levels, please call your United Pipe representative: 1-800-777-7473 More Info: […]

PVC Pipe & Conduit Increases

Due to rising freight costs (which we covered here), PVC pipe mills have announced an average increase of 6% which goes into effect Wednesday, August 1st. Please click here to see current PVC pipe price sheets, where you can input your multiplier for individual prices. For more info or to place orders, please call your […]

PVC Conduit, United Pipe & Steel Corp.

PVC Conduit Prices Up, Effective 4/30/18

PVC Conduit mills have announced increases from 5-7% which go into effect this Monday, April 30th.  Mills are also instituting new freight minimums, raising their thresholds for delivery of these PVC Conduit products. Click here to see our PVC Conduit products and list price sheet.  Please call your United Pipe representative to place orders before […]

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Strut Increase Coming April 30th

Due to Section 232 impacting domestic pricing and import pricing up to 25% on all incoming raw material, along with new trucking regulations which have caused freight costs to increase, mills have  announced a 10-18% price increase, effective Monday April 30th, 2018. Click here to see all of our Strut products and our Strut list […]