Tag: PVC

New PVC Plumbing & Domestic Steel Price Increases

Domestic Steel Pipe: Domestic Steel pipe mills have announced that due to escalating input costs, they will be increasing prices by the amounts listed below: 5% on 1/2” – 4” Continuous Weld Pipe 5% on 2” – 18” Grade B ERW Pipe 5% on 1” – 8” Sprinkler Pipe We will be holding current price […]

New PVC Pipe List Price Sheet: 9/4/20

PVC Pipe mills have been subject to significant PVC resin cost increases over the last four months, which resulted in as many new list price sheets during that time. With major PVC resin producers declaring force majeure after Hurricane Laura, the PVC supply chain has been further restricted. With the cost of raw materials going […]

Hurricane Laura’s Impact on PVC Manufacturing

This past week, Hurricane Laura severely damaged parts of Louisiana where a large amount of PVC resin is produced. Many PVC Pipe mills are supplied from resin producers in this area. The aftermath is being assessed and PVC manufacturers are disclosing damages and timelines for repairs.  This disruption in the supply chain joins other challenges […]

Hurricane Laura and the PVC Supply Chain

A potentially large hurricane, being called Laura, is currently moving toward the Gulf Coast. There’s a lot of PVC-related manufacturing and infrastructure located in Laura’s path. This development has the potential to disrupt the PVC supply chain, which has already been experiencing tightness related to Covid-19 stoppages. What’s Happening, How We’re Preparing We’re currently preparing […]

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 […]

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New List Price Sheet, PVC Resin Market Update

PVC pipe mills have just announced that due to the rising cost of PVC resin, which you can read more about below, an increase of about 5% will be applied to the following products: PVC Schedule 40 PVC Foam Core PVC Schedule 80 List price sheets are available here on our website. Our new list […]

Copper Tube and PVC Pipe

New List Price Sheets: PVC and Copper

Two new price sheets are now in effect.  See below for info! New Copper List Price Sheet Effective Now Copper continues its months-long upward trend, resulting in a new list price sheet. You can download this sheet (dated 6/5/20) on our website now, and enter your multiplier in the Excel sheet to see your individual […]

Stock Up on PVC Pipe for Pool Season

With Pool Season approaching, we have stocked up with the PVC Pipe and PVC Conduit products you need to service your customers. Mix-and-match PVC Pipe with Conduit and other products to make our low minimum for FFA. Our business model is designed for low and unpredictable volume scenarios, exactly like the one we are all […]

United Pipe & Merfish Pipe Earth Day Bee Sanctuary

United Pipe & Merfish Celebrate Earth Day

United Pipe and Merfish Pipe & Supply celebrated Earth Day together this year. Our goal was to up-cycle extra PVC pipe materials we had on-hand and create sanctuaries for local pollinators, like birds, bees and more. Outside of each of our distribution centers from Massachusetts, to Texas and out to California, we have freshly planted […]

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New PVC List Price Sheet Now in Effect

As previously announced, due to an increase in raw materials, PVC mills have just announced a list price increase on PVC Pipe products. This new PVC Plumbing sheet is now in effect.  SEE IT NOW. To place orders, please call your United Pipe representative today: 1-800-777-7473 More Info: PVC Pipe Products List Price Sheets United […]