ExlTube Co. has increased prices for A53 grade B standard pipe
products by $45 per net ton effective with new orders after 5
p.m. Central Standard Time Oct. 17 and all shipments starting
All orders currently
on the books are price protected for shipments on or before the
most recent confirmation dates, the North Kansas City,
Mo.-based company said in a letter to customers Oct. 16.
Wheatland Tube Co., part of Chicagos JMC Steel Group
Inc., reportedly led the latest round of standard pipe
increases Oct. 9, and was recently followed by Montreal-based
Nova Tube Inc. (
amm.com, Oct. 16).