For more than 125 years, Maurice Pincoffs Company, Inc. has served its clients with quality products and dedicated service. Pincoffs buys and sells metals products across the globe, utilizing a long-established logistics and distribution network to move goods from remote manufacturers and mills to the loading docks and front doors of our customers. With extensive knowledge in a number of industries, the company’s team of experts is uniquely qualified to meet most any requirement. Recognized around the world, Pincoffs offers expertise in the import, export, and third-country trade of carbon and stainless steel flat and pipe products, oil country tubular goods (OCTG), parts and components for original equipment manufacturers (OEM), fitness and recreation machines, farm and ranch products, rebar, electrical utility insulators, hardware components, and a variety of metal building products. And with a long history of successfully marketing and distributing food and chemical products, Pincoffs has the flexibility and skill set to manage most supply chain requirements.
The company’s supply capabilities go far beyond commodity products. MPCI also sources customer-specific castings and forgings, for use in the energy industry and numerous other applications. And as a supplier to oilfield equipment manufacturers, the company is experienced in supplying the most difficult parts – raw and machined – from high quality suppliers. Nails, screws, barbed wire, industrial wire, reinforcing bar, round out the menu of diverse products Pincoffs provides.
Maurice Pincoffs’ OEM Products group provides for the needs of companies in many industries, supplying custom parts, components, and completely-assembled machines and devices for customers serving both consumer and industrial markets. In this capacity, the company has become the largest independent importer and distributor serving the fitness industry. Pincoffs' dedication to complete customer service and satisfaction makes it a trusted international trading partner. For more information on Maurice Pincoffs Company Inc., please contact any of our representatives.
Pincoffs is American-owned and managed; a rarity in the import/export business where most importers are operated by foreign interests. Founded in Chicago in 1880 by Maurice Pincoffs, the company relocated to Galveston and then Houston a short time later, after the construction of the Houston Ship Channel. The Pincoffs family sold the company to the current ownership group in 1978. Pincoffs is one of the oldest companies still operating under its original name in the city of Houston.
Houston has grown to become the largest U.S. port in foreign tonnage. Centrally-located, Houston acts as a gateway to the mid-west, central, and southeast states as well as serving as a bridge to the west coast. Pincoffs ships goods to these areas of the nation directly from the Houston Port or from one of several warehouses we own or employ. Pincoffs also ships cargo through 20 other U.S. ports. Houston is one of the world's leading international cities with a business climate driven to meet the challenges of global commerce. International business is facilitated by the Houston’s competitive edge in the global marketplace. This includes a world-class multimodal transportation and distribution network with extensive connections to other US states and the rest of the world.
Maurice Pincoffs is well-known in Europe, South Africa, Asia, and Latin America. To serve this international community, Pincoffs has branch offices and affiliates in Canada, Taiwan, Mexico, France, South Africa and Argentina. The multinational staffs in these offices are well-versed in the political and legal aspects of international trade. The company has emerged as an industry leader because of its ability to forecast and adjust to changing markets, fluctuating currencies, and overseas politics.
Pincoffs evolved from a general trading company to a global marketing and distribution firm. Its success grew out of a commitment to develop long-term relationships with suppliers and customers, and the organization employs high ethical standards throughout. The Pincoffs reputation for keeping its promises and standing behind its products serves both the company and its trading partners well. Pincoffs offers a broad spectrum of services that include financing, quality assurance, trouble-shooting, transportation, customs entry and clearance, warehousing and customer delivery. Pincoffs can assume the responsibility for all or part of a company's procurement, and offers full-service logistics that include everything from chartering vessels to truckload deliveries. The company also provides expert trade law evaluation and consultation to suppliers and customers.
With facilities for moving products from point-to-point anywhere in the world, Pincoffs is adept at handling all documentation and customs clearance requirements. The logistics and sales teams are highly-trained and experienced and able to service all requirements. With licensed customs brokers and freight forwarders on staff, Pincoffs is a self-reliant operation which most often takes title to the products it manages. This "one-stop shop" business model allows customers to trust Pincoffs with all responsibilities for sourcing, quality management, delivery, and financing.