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Hurricane Florence Flooded Road

Operation and Delivery Updates in North and South Carolina

Since Hurricane Florence, progress has been made in reopening major highways and roads, like I-95 which is now completely open.  However, there are still hundreds of closed roads, along the coastal areas like southeast North Carolina. Because there are still a lot of roads closed due to flooding, United Pipe & Steel is currently servicing […]

Copper Tube

Copper Multipliers Raised 5%, Copper up Over $.10 Today

Copper is up over $.10 today, which you can track on our COMEX page. In response to this, mills have raised multipliers by 5%. All previous quotes have now expired. Please call your United Pipe representative to quote new orders for delivery. Click here to see our current list price sheet for Copper Tube, and […]

Copper Tube Bundle

Copper Is up Today, Increase Possible

Copper is up over $.07 this morning in early trading, which you can track on our COMEX page.  If this continues we will likely see a multiplier change (an increase of 2.5%) by close of business. All quotes will expire today at 5:00pm EST. Click here to see our current list price sheet for Copper […]

Gas Explosion MA

Gas Explosions in MA

Update: 9/18/18 The pressure in the natural gas pipe system was 12 times too high when a series of explosions occurred last week in three Massachusetts towns.  For more information, click here. United Pipe & Steel’s corporate office is close to the towns affected by these explosions, and a few United Pipe employees were evacuated […]

Hurricane Florence Being Tracked

Hurricane Florence Service Updates

UPDATE: 9/17/18 United Pipe’s Burlington, NC distribution center is open for business. We will be making deliveries to customers not affected by the hurricane. Please be sure to call your United Pipe representative with any delivery questions in NC and SC: 1-800-777-7473 United Pipe will be donating 2% of all profits now through Friday, September […]

United Pipe’s Fleet of Trucks Delivers in Tight Freight Market

In an article from The Wall Street Journal, Get in Line: Backlog for Big Rigs Stretches to 2019, you can read more about why with freight demand red-hot, truck manufacturers expect to break records for orders this year, and deliveries will reach deep into next year. We’ve covered the tight freight market before, and you […]

Copper Tube, United Pipe & Steel Corp.

New Copper Tube List Price Sheet

Due to the volatility of Copper over this past week, Copper tube mills have announced a new list price sheet that is in effect immediately. To see the new sheet, please click here. Don’t forget, you can input your multiplier for individual list prices on our Excel price sheets. To follow the Copper market, please […]

Steel Market Updates: What You Need To Know

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 […]

Steel Pipe Inside A United Pipe & Steel Warehouse

Steel Tariffs Doubled On Turkish Pipe

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 […]

PVC Pipe & Conduit Increases

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 […]