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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 […]

Copper Tube Loaded on a United Pipe & Steel Truck for Delivery

Copper Is Up, Multipliers Increasing at COB

Copper is up this afternoon to almost $2.83/lb., up more than $.08 from yesterday. As a reminder, you can track copper’s trading price at our COMEX page. As a result of this 3+ % increase, copper multipliers will increase 2.5% at close-of-business today. Click here to see a list of our copper products, as well […]

The Product Tour With Michael Blair

It’s a milestone for new United Pipe employees; the product tour with Vice President of National Accounts, Michael Blair. Michael has been hitting the road and selling for United Pipe since 2000. Before that, was a manager at a few wholesaler suppliers in New Hampshire, which is how he met our founder David Cohen… by […]

Copper Tube, United Pipe & Steel Corp.

New Copper Tube List Price Sheet

Copper mills produced a new list price sheet for Copper Tube taking effect today.  We will hold current prices through 3:30pm EST today (Tuesday, 7/3/18) before we close for the July 4th holiday, returning Thursday 7/5, when the new sheet will take effect.  Please call your United Pipe representative to place orders now: 1-800-777-7473 More […]

United Pipe Tackles Truck & Driver Availability

One of the continuing causes for increases on commodity products like steel pipe, copper tube and PVC pipe is the availability of truck transportation, or lack thereof. The Washington Post published an article about the current “severe trucker shortage” in the United States which reports on the contributing factors that have led to this jam. […]

New PVC Pipe List Price Sheet

Due to a mill increase, a new PVC Pipe list price sheet will be in effect as of this Monday, July 2nd. Click here to see the new sheet, where you can input your multiplier for your list prices. Please call your United Pipe representative now to place orders or to get your multiplier: 1-800-777-7473 […]

Update on the Steel Market

Currently affecting the cost of steel pipe – tariffs, raw materials availability and freight. Watch this video from Wheatland Tube to learn a little more about the current market. Call us for more info, or to place orders: 1-800-777-7473