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October 2, 2015

Metropolitan Launches Mobile Showroom at WEFTEC in Chicago

Metropolitan launched its Municipal Mobile Showroom display at WEFTEC in Chicago September 28th through the 30th. WEFTEC is one of the largest trade shows in the Water & Wastewater Industry and it proved to be another success for Metropolitan as we saw many customers and potential customers throughout the show, many admiring our booth this […]

September 30, 2015

Metropolitan’s 2015 Open House A Success!

On Friday, September 25th Metropolitan celebrated its 58th year of innovating the water industry with an open house. Sunshine, Food, Classes, Facility Tours, Music and Great People, we couldn’t have asked for a better day! Metropolitan’s open house featured educational seminars, product demonstrations, facility tours, live music, events and prizes for all to enjoy. Warehouse […]

August 11, 2015

Metropolitan’s New Mobile Showroom Drives Innovation to Your Facility!

Let us come to you with our Municipal Mobile Showroom Metropolitan Industries introduces the Metropolitan Mobile Showroom. We are taking our custom design and innovative solution expertise on the road. Now customers have an opportunity to see our latest innovations in their own backyard. That’s right, we are inviting you to sign-up to learn more [...]
August 11, 2015

Is it Time to Update Your Pump’s Mechanical Float Switches?

Are you tired of your mechanical float switches failing, but don’t want to go through the hassle of replacing your entire control system? Metropolitan introduces a new way to continue using your original level control system without having to depend on the unreliable mechanical style floats. The Ion Converter uses the digital level information received […]

August 11, 2015

A One-Stop Shop for Packaged Pump System Design and Engineering: Learn More about Our Capabilities

Metropolitan specializes in custom designed fabrication, custom engineered solutions, single-source responsibility. All systems are factory pre-piped, wired and fully tested. Welders are certified to ASME section 9 and adhere to our AWS Standard Welding Procedure Specification. Metropolitan’s fabrication department has the capability to customize a system to match any size or configuration requirement specific to […]

August 11, 2015

City of Joliet Undergoes Major System Upgrade

The City of Joliet, considered to be Illinois’s fastest growing city, recently underwent a major upgrade to its aging collection system infrastructure. In conjunction with General Contractor, Joseph J. Henderson and Engineer, Baxter & Woodman, Metropolitan Industries supplied the City of Joliet with a Sanitary Lift Station to upgrade the existing service to residences and [...]
May 11, 2015

Full SCADA Upgrade to Village of Lansing, IL Lift Stations

Back in 2012, when the Village of Lansing, Ill., received approval for a full SCADA upgrade for the village’s lift stations, the Village called on Metropolitan to assist them in their quest to upgrade all 14 of the village’s lift stations. Along the lines of what Metropolitan’s Infrastructure class teaches, certain equipment, like pumps, controls [...]
April 27, 2015

Calumet City Upgrades Pump Infrastructure for Enhanced Storm Water Control Stability

One of Four pumps installed during the sewer storm water overflow upgrade process. As published in April 2015 Water and Waste Digest Chicagoland city upgrades pump station to maintain service In conjunction with Robinson Eng. Ltd. of South Holland, Ill., Metropolitan Industries of Romeoville, Ill., assisted in the renovation of a critical combined sewer overflow [...]
February 16, 2015

Metropolitan’s One Stop Shop Includes Engineering of Vacuum Condensate Units to Ensure Efficient Steam Heating Capabilities

Metropolitan Industries recently installed a Vacuum Condensate Unit to service a building on the campus of Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. This system replaced an existing vacuum condensate unit that was not functioning properly. The operation of the new system is what makes it different from the existing unit. A different design was established in [...]