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Copper Tube

Why Copper is Up, and a Multiplier Increase is Possible

Copper has been even more volatile than usual of late.   According to this article from CNBC, “Copper bounced on Tuesday as traders and funds reversed bets on lower prices after China’s central bank moved to offset the damage to economic growth and demand from the coronavirus in the top consumer.”  To summarize: China’s copper […]

Copper Tube at United Pipe & Steel Corp. Merfish

New Copper List Price Sheet: 1/6/20

Copper Mills have announced a new list price sheet going into effect immediately. You can see the new list price sheet here. Use the Excel sheets to enter your multiplier. For your multiplier or to place orders, please call your representative. More Info: Copper Tube Products List Price Sheets United Pipe Services Our locations Merfish […]

Domestic Steel Pipe

New Domestic Steel Pipe List Price Sheet: 1/13/20

Domestic Steel Pipe mills have announced the following price increases: 1/8” – 4” Continuous Weld Pipe (Surethread) – 5% 2” – 18” Grade B ERW Pipe – 5% 1” – 8” Sprinkler Pipe – 5% Mills are making these increases effective immediately. We will hold current pricing through this Friday, 1/10 and switch to the […]

Pipe Fireworks

Happy New Year, Our Service Schedule

From all of us at Merfish Pipe & Supply and United Pipe & Steel, we wish you, your team and your family a Happy New Year! We will be closed on New Year’s Day, 1/1 this week, reopening on Thursday for sales and deliveries. To place orders now, please call your Merfish or United Pipe […]

United Pipe & Steel Christmas Lights

Happy Holidays, Our Service Schedule

From all of us at Merfish Pipe & Supply and United Pipe & Steel, we wish you, your team and your family a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and Happy Holidays! We will be closed on Christmas Eve Day, 12/24 and Christmas Day, 12/25 this week, reopening on Thursday for sales and deliveries. To place orders […]

US Metal Conduit

Understanding the Rising Metal Conduit Prices

Our friends at Wheatland Tube have provided a steel and market update, which contains info about an anticipated 7% price increase on metal conduit in the near future.  Steel conduit mills are pushing through their fourth price increase this year,  after cumulative increases over the base of 8%  in October, 17% in early November and […]

Copper Tube

New Copper Multiplier, and Why

Copper tube has seen more volatility of late. As a result a new list price sheet was published by copper mills on December 4th, which is now in effect. Copper rose for 3 straight days towards the end of last week, closing up over $.07 on Friday, and is up again over $.02, resulting in […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

From all of us at Merfish and United Pipe, we wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving. We’re thankful for your continued trust, and grateful for your business. Enjoy your holiday, and safe travels! We will be closing today at 3:30pm local time across the country, reopening on Monday. Please call your representative […]

Domestic Steel Pipe at United Pipe & Steel

New Domestic Steel List Price Sheet

Due to escalating costs, domestic steel mills implemented the following increases: 1/8” – 4” Continuous Weld Pipe (Surethread) $40/Ton 2” – 18” Grade B ERW Pipe – Per Ton $40/Ton 1” – 8” Sprinkler Pipe 5% We will be releasing and putting into effect a new domestic steel pipe list price sheet on Monday morning, […]

Sprinkler Pipe at United Pipe & Steel

Fire Prevention Week and Sprinkler Pipe

It’s Fire Prevention Week, which you can learn more about from our friends at the National Fire Protection Association.  Across our nation-wide distribution network, we have the steel pipe your customers need to keep in stock for sprinkler and fire protection applications, including: SCH 10 : 1-1/4” – 8” SCH 40 : 1/2” – 8” […]