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June 21, 2018

Tripling Down on Reliable High-Rise Building Water Pressure at the Double Tree

Vertical multi stage pump system 2100 and a Metro-Tech III controller. Over the years, Metropolitan Industries has worked on designing products and systems for applications large and small. From residential sump pumps to major pressure booster systems for large municipalities, we know how to scale our expertise. We’ve also become familiar with the inner workings [...]
June 4, 2018

Metropolitan Scores Under Par with Booster Pump Engineering Expertise at Top Golf

Golf has become a favorite pastime for many people and Top Golf understands this better than most. It’s true that Top Golf doesn’t take a traditional approach to the sport, and you won’t find yourself walking through 18 holes, but the company and its growing number of more than 35 locations across the country (with [...]
April 30, 2018

Non-Potable Water System Installation with an Air-Gap Break Tank to Benefit New 10 Billion-Plus Capacity Reservoir in Greater Chicago

When everything is working smoothly with a water system, whether that system is delivering potable water or removing wastewater or storm water, few people give any thought to what is taking place. When something goes wrong, however, the entire story changes and the complexities of a properly functioning water system becomes increasingly important to everyone [...]
March 7, 2018

Prefabricated Disinfection Building Helps Park Forest Transition from Chlorine Gas to Sodium Hypochlorite for Potable Water Treatment

Even the best designed and most regularly maintained systems eventually reach end of life. From worn components to growing demands that aging equipment can no longer accommodate, this is an inevitable reality associated with running a municipal water supply. Like all well managed municipalities, Park Forest, Ill., understands this. When systems show their age, villages [...]
November 3, 2017

Metropolitan Industries: More Than Just a Pump Shop

You may have been coming to Metropolitan for years to get your lift station or sump pump or booster pump replaced every so often, or maybe you haven’t used our products yet but know it’s time to think about replacing that old hydronic system. No matter how well you know Metropolitan, you may not be [...]
October 9, 2017

Metropolitan Upgrades and Designs New Pump System for One North LaSalle Building

The One North LaSalle Building is a building in the LaSalle Street corridor in the Loop community area of Chicago. It was for some time one of Chicago’s tallest buildings. Previously the domestic water in the building was supplied via a duplex pump system and tank in the sub-basement which pumped water up to the [...]
August 10, 2017

Metropolitan Industries Celebrates 60 Years

When we became a company in 1957, we started with little more than a home office in Western Springs, Illinois. In fact, it would be another ten years before Metropolitan Pump Company (as we were then known) even became incorporated and another year after that before we moved to our first official facility: A modest [...]
August 10, 2017

Ottawa, Illinois Upgrades City Pump Monitoring to Remotely Hosted Cloud SCADA System

As one of the most common industrial control systems, a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system is of critical importance to municipalities. By allowing for the centralized monitoring of the larger water system — wastewater treatment, storm water, water treatment, lift stations, etc. — SCADA systems streamline access and help ensure that everything is [...]

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