Types of steel and their uses in the piping industry

As manufacturing processes have evolved and become more complex, steel buyers’ options have expanded to suit many unique needs across a variety of industries. But not all types of steel are equal. Piping industry professionals can become better buyers by examining the types of steel available today and understanding why some steels make great pipe… Read more »

Understanding steel grades for piping procurement

As industrial processes and applications have matured, industry organizations have developed unique classifications and specifications for the pipe destined for service in those sectors. There’s lots of overlap among the organizations’ published specs, and likely lots of confusion as well. Buyers can improve their purchasing experience by learning more about how grades of steel are… Read more »

American Piping Products welcomes Sam Doveikis as new Director of Finance

American Piping Products is proud to announce the addition of Sam Doveikis to our Finance team. Sam is a CPA and obtained his Masters in Accounting from the University of Missouri – Columbia. With both Public Accounting and Corporate Finance experience, Sam brings a wide variety of skills to the team including Accounting, Financial Reporting… Read more »

American Piping Products remains among Top 150 in St. Louis

St. Louis, Mo. — American Piping Products has once again been named one of the Top 150 Privately Held Companies by the St. Louis Business Journal for 2016. Posting a revenue of $125 million, American Piping Products ranked 137th on the St. Louis Business Journal’s list. “We are thrilled to remain in the Top 150… Read more »

American Piping Products CEO quoted in Metal Center News

St. Louis, Mo. — American Piping Products CEO Al Rheinnecker shared his insight on improvements in the state of the piping industry in the February issue of Metal Center News. Rheinnecker explained that thinning inventories during a bottom-out in prices in 2016 positioned the company well for an ongoing rebound for oil and gas production… Read more »

American Piping Products earns spot in Metal Center News Top 50

St. Louis, Mo. (September 22, 2016) – With revenue of $175 million in 2015, American Piping Products, has earned a spot in the Metal Center News Top 50 pipe and tube suppliers for 2015. Based in St. Louis, Mo, American Piping Products has earned a spot on the list each year since 2011. “Market conditions… Read more »

Working hard, playing hard — Annual National Sales Meeting 2016

On June 3, 2016, American Piping Products put on its annual National Sales Meeting for 27 sales team members from across the U.S. Hosted in St. Louis, Missouri, the event kicked off with a motivational speech from Army Ranger Jack Senneff at Washington University’s Charles F. Knight Executive Education & Conference Center. With breakout sessions… Read more »

Supplying the impossible for a chemical plant

American Piping Products has proven its place once again as a leader in piping. Combining a world-class inventory with unmatched service, American Piping Products supplied a tough order in a way no one else could. The challenge: supplying special flanges on a limited schedule A chemical plant in the midst of their crucial fall shut… Read more »

American Piping Products hosts customer appreciation event

American Piping Products held a customer appreciation party on Thursday, October 8 at the company’s 25-acre warehouse and processing center on N. Houston Rosslyn Road in Houston, Texas. The party demonstrated American Piping Products’ appreciation to customers and included a catered barbecue with a live band. “We had been looking for a way to show our customers… Read more »