Our friends at Wheatland Tube have compiled a Steel and Market update for August, with the key piece of information being that Steel prices remain at record high level. See below for a breakdown. Underlying Fundamentals Rising Input Cost Lead Times Extended to 5-8 Weeks Record High Transport Cost (due to driver shortages, click here […]READ MORE
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President Donald Trump recently announced a doubling of previously placed Steel tariffs on the country of Turkey, as reported here from CNBC. The White House said in a statement, “As he stated, the President has authorized the preparation of documents to raise tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum from Turkey. Section 232 tariffs are […]READ MORE
Due to rising freight costs (which we covered here), PVC pipe mills have announced an average increase of 6% which goes into effect Wednesday, August 1st. Please click here to see current PVC pipe price sheets, where you can input your multiplier for individual prices. For more info or to place orders, please call your […]READ MORE