Author: Scott Thompson

Marketing & Business Analyst at United Pipe & Steel Corp.

Merfish Pipe & Supply Co. Becomes Approved Vendor in North American Steel Alliance

Merfish Joins Sister-Company United Pipe & Steel Corp. in the NASA Buying Group Ipswich, MA:  Today, Merfish Pipe & Supply Co. (Merfish) and United Pipe & Steel Corp (United Pipe), the largest master distribution entity of standard pipe products, announced that Merfish has been become an approved vendor in the North American Steel Alliance (NASA) […]

New Outside Sales Representative for New York City

New Outside Sales Representative for New York City, Southern and Western Connecticut Announced Jeff Fainberg Joins the United Pipe & Steel and Merfish Pipe & Supply Team Ipswich, MA:  Today, United Pipe & Steel Corp. and Merfish Pipe & Supply Co., the largest master distribution entity of standard pipe products, announced that Jeff Fainberg has […]

Import Steel Pipe Bundles

Import Steel Pipe Increase Coming 4/29/19

Due to the rising cost of Import Steel pipe, United Pipe & Steel and Merfish Pipe & Supply will increase prices by a minimum of $50/ton or 5% on Import welded steel pipe taking effect in stages over the next 30 days per the below schedule: Minimum of a $25/ton or 2.5% Increase taking effect […]

Copper Tube

Copper Increase Possible on 4/15/19

Copper is up almost $.05 in early trading this morning. If this trend continues, we will likely see a multiplier change go into effect as of close of business today and taking effect Monday. To place Copper orders before the expected increase or get more info, please call your representative now. Click here to see […]

Forklift picks copper tube at United Pipe & Steel

Copper Multiplier Increase Effective Now, Another Increase Expected Monday

Due to market conditions with copper UP over $.05 this morning, mills have raised copper multipliers by 2.5% effective immediately. If this trend continues, we may see another multiplier increase of 2.5% on Monday morning. Click here to see our copper products and list price sheets, where you can enter you multiplier for individual list […]

A United Pipe & Steel forklift picks PVC Pipe for loading

New PVC List Price Sheet Effective Monday

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 will go into effect on Monday, March 25th. We will be releasing this new sheet later this week, so please continue to watch our website for updates. To place orders […]

United Pipe & Steel Truck and Driver

CEO Greg Leidner on How Master Distributors Focus on Customers in 2019

CEO Greg Leidner was recently a featured contributor in a Supply House Times article, Master Distributors Focus on Customers.  On how master distributors will meet increasing customer demands: “I would continue to look for top master distributors to invest in technology that benefits customers, whether it’s self-service portals or real-time shipment tracking.” Greg Leidner CEO, […]

Domestic Steel Pipe

New Domestic Steel Pipe Price Sheet Now in Effect

As previously announced, Domestic Steel pipe mills have increased prices with all new orders by the amounts below: CW (Surethread) 4% Grade B ERW Pipe 4% Sprinkler Pipe – Black and Galvanized 4% A new list price sheet is now in effect and you can view it by clicking here. You can also enter your multiplier […]

United Pipe Company Meetings 2019

Scenes From the 2019 Company Meetings

It was a fun and productive week of company meetings here at United Pipe & Steel.  Among the highlights: We welcomed our colleagues from the Merfish leadership team and spoke about all the great things to come with the consolidation of our two great companies Fun out-of-work activities with all of our departments, including outings […]

Forklift picks copper tube at United Pipe & Steel

New Copper Tube List Price Sheet Effective Now

A new list price sheet for Copper Tube is now in effect. You can see this new sheet and download the Excel version to input your multiplier for individual prices. To get your multiplier and to place orders, please call your United Pipe representative: 1-800-777-7473 More Info: Copper Tube Products List Price Sheets United Pipe […]