Category: Price Updates

New Copper Tube List Price Sheet, 10/15/21

Due to escalating input costs, copper tube mills have announced an increase going into effect immediately. We will hold current price levels through the close of business today, 10/15. On Monday, we will be releasing a new list price sheet with these latest increases in effect. Please call your Merfish United representative for more information […]

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 […]

PVC Plumbing Increase 9/27/21

Effective 9/27/21: Due to both increasing raw materials costs stemming from disruptions in the supply chain and to higher freight costs, PVC pipe mills have announced a price increase taking effect on Monday, 9/27. We will be uploading a new list price on our website by Monday morning, and all open quotes expire at end […]

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 […]

Copper Multiplier Increase

Copper is up again today after closing up yesterday over $.08/lbs. As a result we may see a multiplier increase effective tomorrow, 8/25. Please call your Merfish United representative to place orders now. For more information on what’s happening in the market, see below. The full article can be read here. As energy shortages continued, […]

Market Update for August, Steel Price Increases

See what’s happening across commodity markets, and what’s sustaining the low-supply, high-demand scenario we find ourselves in. Steel: Record highs for hot rolled coil (HRC) continue, up almost to $1,900/ton and with lead times of 8-10 weeks. Demand continues to outpace supply for finished steel products, whether it’s appliances, cars, or steel pipe. Because of […]

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 […]

Domestic Steel Pipe Increase Tomorrow, 6/15

Domestic steel pipe mills have announced that due to escalating input costs, they will be implementing a price increase on the products below by the following amounts: 7% on 1/2” – 4” Continuous Weld Pipe 7% on 2” – 18” Grade B ERW Pipe 7% on 1” – 10” Sprinkler Pipe We will be holding […]