Category: Steel Pipe

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 […]

Globally Sourced Steel Pipe Increase, 2/22

What’s Happening: We are implementing a 9% increase on globally sourced steel pipe on 2/22 See the new list price sheet Backups at ports, delays in unloading ships, lack of freight have impacted inbound shipments Lack of raw materials, high global demand, and lack of shipping containers are tightening supply Following a price increase on […]

Domestic Welded Steel Pipe Increase, 2/8

Click here to see the new domestic welded steel pipe list price sheet. Due to escalating input costs, domestic steel pipe mills have announced will be increasing the products below by the following amounts: 1/2” – 4” Continuous Weld Pipe – 10% 2” – 18” Grade B ERW Pipe – 10% 1” – 6” SCH40 […]

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 […]

Domestic Welded Steel Pipe Increase on 1/20

What’s happening: Domestic steel pipe mills announced a 10% increase. A new list price sheet is now available. Domestic steel pipe mills have announced an immediate price increase on Domestic Steel as a result of the continued escalating cost of Hot Roll Coil. The increase will be as follows: 10% on 1/2″ – 4″ Continuous […]

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 […]

Domestic Steel Increase Coming 1/11

What’s happening: Domestic steel pipe mills have announced a 12% increase. This is due to increasing input costs. A new list price sheet is available. Domestic steel pipe mills have announced that due to escalating costs, they will be implementing the following increases on the products below: 12% – 1/2” – 4” Continuous Weld Pipe […]

Domestic Steel Increase, New List Price Sheet on 12/21

Because of continued rising input costs, domestic steel pipe mills have announced the follow increases on the products listed below: 1/2” – 4” Continuous Weld Pipe – 10% 2” – 18” Grade B ERW Pipe – 10% 1” – 8” Sprinkler Pipe 10% We will hold current pricing levels through close-of-business today, 12/18 and implement […]

Container Freight Rates Continue to Surge

As previously mentioned, demand for ocean shipping has maxed out carrier capacity, and carriers are turning bookings away for shipments out of Asia, a major source of Globally Sourced Steel Pipe. Containers are piling up at ports, with 40′ storage containers becoming unavailable. 20′ containers are available, but in short supply and double the normal […]

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 […]