Tag: Increase

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 […]

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 […]

Copper Up Over $4.72/lb, New List Price Sheet

Click here for the new list price sheet. Copper continues to climb, up $.20/lb this week alone, and hit a new record level this morning rising to $4.72/lb. Copper is on pace for a gain of about 34% in 2021, with a 12-month rise of 98%. As a result, the copper tube mills have announced […]

New Domestic Steel Pipe List Price Sheet

Domestic steel pipe mills have announced that due to escalating input costs, they will be increasing the products below by the following amounts: 5% on 1/2” – 4” Continuous Weld Pipe (Surethread) 5% on 2” – 18” Grade B ERW Pipe 5% on 1” – 10” Sprinkler Pipe We have uploaded a new list price […]

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 […]

Import Seamless Steel Pipe, Metal Conduit Increase

A new globally sourced seamless steel pipe list price sheet is now in effect. A price increase on metal conduit will be in effect Monday. Lack of raw materials, shipping delays, and freight increases are driving up pricing. As a result of continued increasing input costs, we will be implementing a 10% increase on globally […]

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 […]

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 […]