Category: News

Chairman Al Rheinnecker quoted in Wall Street Journal on increasing steel & aluminum prices

American Piping Products Chairman Al Rheinnecker was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article exploring recent drastic increases in steel and aluminum prices that have manufacturers scrambling to source material as mills and distributors clamber to increase supply.  A steel index calculated by Midwestern business intelligence company CRU Group “estimated prices at $1,940 a ton… Read more »

Enterprising kids ply toilet paper arcade game to help local police

On a recent warm Saturday in suburban St. Louis, a pair of brothers stood outside their home flagging down passers-by, selling them the chance to win rolls of toilet paper from an arcade-style claw machine. It looked a lot like capitalism in the COVID-19 era—at least until you saw the fine print. And that fine… Read more »

American Piping Products earns spot in Metal Center News Top 50

St. Louis, Mo. (October 2, 2015) — With revenue of $207 million in 2014, American Piping Products, has earned a spot in the Metal Center News Top 50 pipe and tube suppliers for 2014. Based in St. Louis, Mo, American Piping Products is number 45 on the list and has earned a spot on the… Read more »

American Piping Products earns spot in Top 150 in St. Louis

St. Louis, Mo — American Piping Products has been named one of the Top 150 Privately Held Companies by the St. Louis Business Journal for 2014. Posting a revenue of $210 million, American Piping Products grew 28.8 percent year over year and came in 90th on the St. Louis Business Journal’s list. In 2013, American… Read more »

Meet Inventory Control Specialist — Jose Sanchez

At American Piping Products, we’re proud to have a team of hardworking, smart piping specialists. They’ve helped us grow our company and provide excellent service. Meet the longest-tenured member of our Houston pipe yard, Jose Sanchez. How long have you been at American Piping Products? I’ve been with American Piping Products for about 10 years… Read more »

American Piping Products hires Scott Williams as new Materials Manager

American Piping Products is proud to announce the addition of Scott Williams to our top-notch purchasing department. Scott Williams brings more than 15 years of purchasing experience to American Piping Products and has previously served as Materials Manager and Purchasing Manager at a U.S. pipe distribution company. He is an expert in purchasing, procurement, supply… Read more »

American Piping Products fills management roles with outstanding employees

St. Louis, Mo. American Piping Products, one of the largest stocking distributors of steel pipe, fittings and flanges in the U.S., fills three key positions with in-house talent. Mr. Kevin Koehler, who has served as Executive Vice President of American Piping Products since August 2012, will move into the role of Managing Director. Mr. Matt… Read more »

American Piping Products earns recognition as a first-class pipe distributor

Modern Metals Magazine featured American Piping Products last month as a pipe distributor that’s separated from the pack. Our CEO Al Rheinnecker spoke with Modern Metals Magazine and talked about our growth and strategy. Read the article here to learn how our focus on adding quality inventory and providing excellent service has put us in… Read more »

American Piping Products to distribute material from Youngstown, Ohio Vallourec Star seamless pipe mill

American Piping Products has continued to expand its inventory position by adding domestically produced seamless pipe from Vallourec Star. American Piping Products now stocks and sells the full range of Vallourec Star line pipe. The new partnership allows American Piping Products to furnish domestically manufactured line pipe from 2 inch to 10 inch. Vallourec Star,… Read more »

American Piping Products, Inc. acquires assets of Ozark Tubular Products, Inc.

American Piping Products, Inc. today announced that it has purchased the assets of Ozark Tubular Products, Inc. (Ozark). American Piping Products is primarily engaged in the distribution of carbon and chrome moly pipe, tubing, fittings, and flanges used in the processing, energy, manufacturing, fabrication, and construction industries. Based in St. Louis, Missouri, American Piping Products… Read more »