Category: Electrical

Metal Conduit Increase Monday

Due to continued increases of flat-rolled steel costs, with additional increases expected through the end of 2021 as strong demand and a tight steel supply remain, metal conduit manufacturers have announced a 5% increase. We will hold current prices through close-of-business Friday, 10/1, and move to new pricing levels on Monday, 10/4. Please call your […]

Threaded Rod Increase, Market Update for Steel, PVC and Copper

What’s happening: Threaded rod increase on Monday, 9/20 Steel prices continue up PVC volatile from storm disruptions PVC conduit increase Copper ups and downs Threaded Rod & Continued Steel Increases Due to escalating input costs, threaded rod manufacturers have implemented a price increase of approximately 10%. We will be uploading a new strut list price […]

Strut Increase Monday, 9/13

Due to escalating input costs, strut manufacturers have implemented a price increase of approximately 10%. We will be uploading a new strut list price sheet on Monday, 9/13. For more info or to place orders, please call your Merfish United representative now.  Click here to see our strut products. How We Can Help Merfish United’s […]

Plastic Conduit

PVC Plumbing, Conduit and Metal Conduit Increases

Mills and manufacturers of commodity pipe products and other building materials are working to produce during a time of limited availability of raw materials and increasing costs of freight. Below is a list of upcoming price increases being implemented by mills. Please call your Merfish United representative for more information or to place orders. PVC […]

Strut Increase on Tuesday, 7/6

Strut manufacturers have announced that they will be raising prices on all products due to rising input costs. We will be holding current pricing levels through Friday, 7/2, and implementing a 7% increase with a new list price sheet when we return from the July 4th holiday break on Tuesday, 7/6. Please call your sales […]

Strut Increase on Monday, Threaded Rod Increase Coming Soon

Update: New list price sheet dated 6/7 now available. With continued rising input costs and supply challenges similar to other products we carry, strut manufacturers have announced an increase going into effect on Monday. A new list price sheet dated 6/7 will be uploaded to our website by then. Please call your Merfish United representative […]

PVC Increase Effective Now, Import Steel Pipe Increase Soon

Yesterday, PVC Plumbing pipe mills announced another immediate price increase. This is a result of the continued rising costs of PVC resin and other vital ingredients used in the plastic pipe manufacturing process, which are all still related to the interruptions caused by the deep freeze storm in Texas back in February. These rising raw […]

Domestic Steel, Strut and Rod Increases

UPDATE: a new list price sheet on Monday, 5/24 is now available. Domestic steel pipe mills have announced that due to continued escalating input costs, they will be increasing prices on all threaded pipe, as well as the products listed below: 7% on 1/2” – 4” Continuous Weld Pipe 7% on 2” – 18” Grade […]

New Strut List Price Sheet

Limited supply and high demand have resulted in increases New Strut list price sheet dated 5/3 Metal conduit increase PVC conduit increase Flatbed availability is tight Earlier this month, strut manufacturers announced an 8-18% price increase going into effect today due to rising input costs. Historic demand and low supply levels have seen cold roll […]

PVC Pipe Increase Effective Now

This past Friday, 4/23, the PVC pipe mills announced another increase which takes effect immediately. The ongoing challenge between tight supply due to the continued high cost of resin, with additional increases announced for May by the four major resin producers, and above-average demand continues to keep PVC and ABS pipe in short supply. Lead […]