Tag: electrical

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 […]

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 […]

A Mid-April Commodities Market Update

What’s happening: Lack of availability and strong demand are rising raw material costs Inventories are low and the supply chain is stretched thin A lack of shipping containers and domestic freight is increasing input costs Strong demand and pricing increases are expected to continue throughout 2021 As the Covid-19 recovery continues to gain momentum across […]

US Metal Conduit

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 […]

United Pipe Tackles Truck & Driver Availability

One of the continuing causes for increases on commodity products like steel pipe, copper tube and PVC pipe is the availability of truck transportation, or lack thereof. The Washington Post published an article about the current “severe trucker shortage” in the United States which reports on the contributing factors that have led to this jam. […]

Metal Conduit United Pipe & Steel

New Metal Conduit List Price

Mills have announced price increases for Metal Conduit and a new list price sheet is now in effect.  Please call your United Pipe representative for more information, or to place your orders now. We continue to recommend that you use our services as a weekly pipe distributor to lessen the risk associated with volatile commodity […]