Latest News & Updates

Upgraded Controls Provides Reliable Communication Network

As older municipal systems become outdated, Metropolitan Industries of Romeoville, Ill., is at the forefront in providing innovative solutions to upgrading controls for high-rise building automation systems, streamline industrial production systems and monitoring vital municipal pumping stations. Metropolitan has the knowledge and experience to design, integrate and maintain a custom SCADA system to fit every […]

An Uplifting Change

Published in January 2014 Issue of WaterWorld Magazine Expectation of future residential and industrial expansion to the City of Rock Falls, Ill. has contributed to the need for a recent upgrade to a 50 year old lift station. The station, built in the 1960s, was antiquated and the decision to install a more reliable lift […]

Metropolitan Awarded At Annual ASHRAE Show

As the official representatives of Navien America in the territories of Illinois, northwest Indiana and eastern Missouri, Metropolitan supports a network of distributors within the Midwest in providing homeowners with the highest-quality tankless water heating equipment and related accessories. At the annual ASHRAE Show, our wholesale division was awarded the distinction of selling over $3 […]

Metropolitan’s Remote Monitoring System Package

Metropolitan Industries offers a reliable, secure and simple solution to keep you informed with 24-hour supervisory ability. When you connect MetroMail™ to MetroCloud™, users receive alarm notification on applications where landline capabilities are not an option. MetroCloud™ provides the Wireless WWAN connection to the Internet to make communication possible.  Connecting the low cost MetroMail™, alarm […]

Metropolitan System Protects the City Water Supply

Cross connections between city water supply and water piping in certain types of public and private facilities constitute a potential public health risk. Owners of properties that pose an actual or potential risk of contamination are required to install some means of cross-connection control on the main water pipes that supply their buildings. A device […]

Metropolitan Provides Non-Potable Water Reuse Station to WWTP

An increasing number of water and wastewater utilities are using green technology in an effort to help conserve water and cut down on costs. Metropolitan Industries recently provided a non-potable, effluent water reuse station to the Village of Romeoville’s South Wastewater Treatment Plant with the expectation to provide both energy efficiencies and expand the village’s […]

Duplexing Plug-In Pump Controller

Designed specifically with the capability of operating two plug-in, single phase pumps simultaneously, Metropolitan recently developed the Ion® Endeavor, a Duplexing Plug-In Pump Controller. The unit will attract users and designers of dual-pump systems for sewage, sump, bilge, effluent, condensation and similar drainage applications. This type of pump controller is ideal for many types of […]

Metropolitan Industries Releases 2014 Seminar Schedule

Our 2014 seminar schedule has been finalized, with many courses designed to introduce and inform attendees of the latest industry technologies. Many of our courses have been approved by the state for continuing education credit. All courses are free of charge and lunch is always provided. Future dates will be released at a later time, so please […]

Large Demands, Short Timeline For Local Refinery Upgrades

When a local refinery added a back flow prevention facility to their water service system back in 2009, they inadvertently created an adverse effect on the water pressure available to the refinery. The back flow prevention facility intercepts a 12 inch water main originating from the local city’s water line. The water pressure entering the […]

Too Hot To Handle– Not For Metropolitan Industries

  What started as an engineering and fabrication challenge for Metropolitan Industries, has turned into one of the largest housed systems we have produced in our 55 plus year history: A prefabricated boiler-house measuring 47-feet long by 20-feet wide by 13-feet tall and weighing almost 90,000 lbs. Following months of arduous labor and immense preparation […]