Tag: market update

Copper Closes Over $3.00 Four Times This Week, Market Updates

Copper rose $.05 on Monday, 8/31 to a $3.04 close, and closed over $.03 again on Tuesday, 9/1 at $3.01. Copper closed at $3.00 on 9/2, and $3.04 on 9/4. Update, 9/8: Copper closed at $3.01 Continuing Upward Trend We’re in the second month of a sustained upward trend for Copper. Back in March, immediately […]

Monday: New Domestic Steel List Price Sheet

Domestic Steel pipe mills have announced that due to the cost and availability of raw materials, they will be implementing the following cost increases: 1/2” – 4” Continuous Weld Pipe (Surethread) – 5% 2” – 18” Grade B ERW Pipe – 5% 1” – 8” Sprinkler Pipe – 5% We will move to a new […]

What’s Been Happening With Copper Recently

Copper has been very volatile this week, even after sustained increases over the past few months. See our COMEX chart for historical data. 8/24/20 Update:  New List Price Sheet Earlier this week, Copper was on a $.26 rise from $2.85 to $3.11, Monday through Wednesday. There was even talk of a new price sheet. From […]

PVC Pipe Increase, New Sheet 8/18/20

PVC Pipe mills have announced that due to continued cost increases of PVC resin, they have implemented a price increase effective immediately. This comes at a time of increased demand for PVC Pipe, but following a period of decreased PVC resin production due to Covid-related stoppages in the previous few months. This is the fourth […]

Greg Leidner, CEO Merfish United

Greg Leidner Featured on PHCP Pros Off the Cuff Podcast

Our CEO, Greg Leidner, was recently featured on the Off the Cuff Podcast from PHCP Pros.  He talks with The Wholesaler Editor Ruth Mitchell about: How Merfish United immediately reacted to the Covid-19 pandemic and the safety precautions we have been taking The economic backdrop of the pandemic, including local and national policies How our […]

Update on the Steel Market

Currently affecting the cost of steel pipe – tariffs, raw materials availability and freight. Watch this video from Wheatland Tube to learn a little more about the current market. Call us for more info, or to place orders: 1-800-777-7473