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News from America’s Largest Roofing Nail Importer

September 6, 2022

Dear Valued Customer, Only CMI provides GUARANTEED pricing, with no hidden charges, and the best on time shipment performance, second to none from our own CMI controlled plants. And now, to support full transparency, our new ‘on-line container tracker’ which will allow our customers to be able to track their own containers through our new updated website. CMI is shipping 98% of all containers on time, but delivery issues are still prevalent in certain areas due to well documented port and rail backups effecting most Mid-West and Pac-West areas. Some containers arrive on time and may sit for weeks. This is also creating a global shortage […]

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Price Increase Announcement – Fiberboard

June 9, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Price Increase Announcement – Fiberboard Effective:  June 27, 2022 Nationwide Dear Valued Customer; Please be advised that due to rising costs in energy, materials, and transportation, there will be a price increase of 6% to 8% on all fiberboard and cant strip/tapered edge products nationwide effective with shipments June 27, 2022 (regardless of order date). All currently priced fiberboard orders and job quotes, are ‘Priced at Time of Shipment’, and must ship prior to June 27, 2022 to receive current pricing, please confirm any open quotes with CMI prior to this date. We strongly suggest you plan for your […]

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CMI Nail Update

May 18, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CMI Nail Update Dear Valued Customer; Abington, PA (05/18/2022) – As America’s largest supplier of roofing nails, it is our obligation and commitment to keep our customers informed of what’s happening in the marketplace. Replacement costs on “new” containers has dropped measurably since the first of the year. The ‘Big 3’ variables all changed during this time period; OCEAN FREIGHT – Since January, ocean freight has dropped 30% to 50%; Nationally, this is $6.00 to $8.00 cost taken out of a box.   STEEL COSTS – Globally steel costs have steadily increased tied to the Russian/Ukraine war. […]

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Price Increase Announcement – Asphalt

May 2, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Price Increase Announcement – Asphalt Effective:  May 9, 2022 Nationwide Dear Valued Customer; Please be advised that due to rising asphalt, transportation, and other costs, the price of all Continental Materials roofing asphalt products will increase between 6% and 12% nationwide effective with shipments May 9, 2022. Current global tensions have put unprecedented pressure on asphalt and transportation costs as crude approaches $100 a barrel. Availability may be limited and any material that ships after the increase date will be at the new price. Since supply is extremely limited, please plan accordingly. You will receive your new […]

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Price Increase Announcement – Fiberboard

March 31, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Price Increase Announcement – Fiberboard Effective:  May 02, 2022 Nationwide Dear Valued Customer; Please be advised that due to rising costs in energy, materials, and transportation, there will be a price increase of 10% to 15% on all fiberboard and cant strip/tapered edge products nationwide effective with shipments May 02, 2022 (regardless of order date). All currently priced fiberboard orders and job quotes, are ‘Priced at Time of Shipment’, and must ship prior to May 02, 2022 to receive current pricing, please confirm any open quotes with CMI prior to this date. We strongly suggest you plan for your […]

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Price Increase Announcement – SecureGrip/Synthetic Underlayments

March 18, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Price Increase SecureGrip, WeatherWarrior, SecureWrap Products and Dual Logo products, Including Self Adhered Nationwide Dear Valued Customer; Due to inflation, increase in polymer resin, additives and shipping costs, CMI will increase the price on all synthetic products and house wraps, regardless of label or logo; effective on the following dates: All Warehouse Shipments Effective 4/15/22 All Container Shipments Ex. Plant Effective 4/15/22 – Regardless of order date.. • All SecureGrip Products – from 6% to 15% • SecureGripPro • SecureGrip25 • SecureGrip+ • SecureGripMax • PS Max HT – from 6% to 15% • All WeatherWarrior Products – from 6% to 15% • WeatherWarrior • WeatherWarrior BLACK […]

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Price Increase Announcement – Asphalt

March 16, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Price Increase Announcement – Asphalt Effective:  April 4, 2022 Nationwide Dear Valued Customer; Please be advised that due to rising asphalt, transportation, and other costs, the price of all Continental Materials roofing asphalt products will increase between 5% and 7% nationwide effective with shipments April 4, 2022. Current global tensions have put unprecedented pressure on asphalt and transportation costs as crude approaches $100 a barrel. Availability may be limited and any material that ships after the increase date will be at the new price. Since supply is extremely limited, please plan accordingly. You will receive your new […]

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Nail Update – Ocean Freight Rates from Asia

March 2, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nail Update – Ocean Freight Rates from Asia Dear Valued Customer; Abington, PA (03/02/2022) – As the leading importer of roofing nails in the United States it is our responsibility to keep our customers, and the market, informed of events and trends effecting the market. As our customers know we try to be the most transparent supplier in the market. We provide you a freight rate on your quote, which is really a place holder, and then when the container ships you would be billed any excess freight if the freight is more than 3% higher or […]

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Price Increase Announcement – Asphalt

February 24, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Price Increase Announcement – Asphalt Effective:  March 14, 2022 Nationwide Dear Valued Customer; Please be advised that due to rising asphalt, transportation, and other costs, the price of all Continental Materials roofing asphalt products will increase between 5% and 11% nationwide effective with shipments March 14, 2022. This is in addition to the increase that was just implemented.   Current global tensions have put unprecedented pressure on asphalt and transportation costs as crude approaches $100 a barrel. Availability will be limited and any material that ships after the increase date will be at the new price. Since supply […]

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