Tag: price increase

Metal Conduit Increase

Due to continued cost increases of energy, transportation, and zinc, combined with the ongoing increases in steel cost, domestic metal conduit manufacturers have announced a price increase that is now in effect. Please call your Merfish United representative for more information or to place orders now. How We Can Help Merfish United’s business model – […]

PVC Conduit Increase on Monday 2/28

Due to the continued rising cost and shortages of PVC resin and the additives required to make PVC pipe and conduit, coupled with the high demand for finished products and long lead times, PVC Conduit mills have announced a 3% price increase taking effect on Monday, 2/28. We will hold pricing at current levels through […]

PVC Pipe Increase

PVC pipe mills have announced that they will be implementing a price increase on Tuesday, 11/30. We will be holding prices at current levels on all PVC plumbing products through the close of business on Wednesday, 11/24, and moving to a new list price sheet on Monday, 11/29. Please call your Merfish United representative for […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Copper Closes Up, Multiplier Increase, With Additional Increases Possible

Updated 4/19: Copper is up again on Monday, 4/19 over $4.25/lb Mills have announced another 2.5% multiplier increase, now in effect Copper demand remains high, but lower in supply Copper closed up almost $.08 on Wednesday, 4/14 resulting in the copper the mills led mills to announce a 2.5% multiplier increase which took immediate effect. […]

PVC Pipe Increase Effective Now

A new list price sheet for PVC Pipe is now in effect. As a result of the impact of Winter Storm Uri on the Gulf Coast, where most of the country’s petrochemical infrastructure is located, PVC resin manufacturers continue to try to restore their operations and production to normal levels. Even today, three out of […]

Domestic Welded Steel Pipe Increase on 3/16/21

Due to continued escalating input costs, domestic steel pipe mills have announced an increase by the following amounts on the products listed below: 7% on 1/2” – 4” Continuous Weld Pipe 7% on 2” – 18” Grade B ERW Pipe 7% on 1” – 10” Sprinkler Pipe These increases will be going into effect tomorrow, […]

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 […]

Copper Increase and New List Price Sheet, 2/24

Copper closed at $4.18/lb yesterday, and is currently up almost another $.13 to just around $4.31/lb, continuing this upward trend. These are historical levels not seen since 2011. Because of these escalating costs on raw materials, copper tube mills have announced an increase of approximately 5.5% with a new list price sheet, dated 2/24. The […]