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Nail Supply Update

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Nail Supply Update
August 18, 2017

As leaders in the supply of roofing nails CMI has a commitment and obligation to keep our customers informed of market and supply issues that may affect their businesses. As you know we have already made sure our customers are being kept up to date on the recent run-up in steel prices and freight that that is driving significant delivered cost increases.

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Continued Increase in China Steel and Rising Ocean Freight Raise Nail Prices to Highest Level in Recent Years

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Continued Increase in China Steel and Rising Ocean Freight Raise Nail Prices to Highest Level in Recent Years
August 14, 2017

The price of steel continues to be very volatile and moves almost daily. Since July 1, the price of wire rod has increased over 10% to 4200 RMB per ton, a 5 year high. Forced steel plant shut downs by the Chinese government for a myriad of reasons and the increase in the cost of iron ore used to make steel are driving these increases. Additionally the Chinese currency has been devalued against the US dollar 1.5% during this time along with a weakening dollar and have raised costs for wire rod to record recent highs. (example: a 1.5% currency devaluation of the RMB raises the cost by $.18 a box based on today’s costs). In just the past 60 days the cost of a box of roofing nails is up around $2.00 per box.

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Steel & Galvanizing in China

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CHINA STEEL INCREASE AND GALVINIZNG MILL SHUTDOWNS CAUSING HIGHER PRICES AND DELAYED SHIPMENTS
June 30, 2017

As one of the largest importers and suppliers of roofing nails from China we wanted to make you aware of the recent events causing a spike in pricing and extended lead times. Over the past week the price of wire rod, the steel used to produce roofing nails, has risen 10% driven by rapid increases in iron ore. The price of wire rod has increased from $3420 RMB to $3750 RMB in one week.

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CMI Announces Expansion of Capacity with Tarah Asphalt Products - Supporting Organic Roof Underlayment Demand in California

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CMI Announces Expansion of Capacity with Tarah Asphalt Products - Supporting Organic Roof Underlayment Demand in California

Abington, PA (6/08/2017) – Continental Materials, Inc. (CMI) announces that it has increased its capability to support the residential roofing market and organic felt demand in all California markets while continuing to provide the same high quality organic felts it has been supplying throughout the US for over a decade. CMI continues to partner with Tarah Asphalt Products to support the ASTM organic felt underlayment market with this important component of residential steep slope roof systems.

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Price Increase Announcement - SecureGrip Synthetics

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Price Increase Announcement - SecureGrip™ Synthetics
Effective:  June 1, 2017
Nationwide

    

Dear Valued Customer;

Please be advised that there will be a price increase of 5% on CMI’s SecureGrip Synthetic Underlayment products nationwide effective with shipments beginning June 1, 2017.

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