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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 […]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Metropolitan Industries Releases 2015 Seminar Schedule

Are you interested in attending one of our 2015 seminars for continuing education or professional development hours? All courses are free of charge and lunch is always provided. Future dates will be released at a later time, so please check in at for updated schedules. All seminars are conducted at our facility in Romeoville, […]

At Buckingham Fountain, The Pumping Goes On

Metropolitan Pump played a major role in restoring a venerable landmark to its former pumping glory. Chicago's Buckingham Fountain is a stately symbol of a handsome city rich in history and a lake front that offers beautiful vistas and lively sources of entertainment for city residents and countless visitors alike. Constructed in 1927 as a [...]

Metropolitan Offers Contractors Residential Sump Pump System Certification via the Ion® System Solution

The Ion® Technologies Residential Flood Control series offers certification on the Ion® System Solution, which includes battery backup systems, pumps, float switches and pump controllers for complete flood protection. The Ion® System Solution is designed for contractors who are interested in growing their business and increasing sales by selling the Ion® Technologies line along with [...]