Latest News & Updates

August 25, 2014

Update to air-gap system installed at former uranium production facility

The former uranium production facility in Hanford, Wash., one of the main locations for the Manhattan project due to its isolation and its proximity near the Columbia River, which could supply sufficient water to cool the nuclear reactors that produced uranium during World War II, has been focusing its efforts in the site’s cleanup and […]

August 18, 2014

Cost-Efficient Equipment Supplied to Pump Stations

At Metropolitan, we can supply all equipment needed to keep your pump station functioning as efficiently as possible.  Our adaptability and knowledge of new technologies give us the ability to supply the most cutting-edge equipment, which can extend the life of a system and save end users funds.  We recently supplied equipment to two pump […]

August 11, 2014

Water Booster Pumps Meet Beer

Traveling over 2100 miles from the West Coast to the Midwest can be a long haul. Now add barrels of beer to the mix. For years a California based brewery, recognized as one of the largest craft breweries in the nation, has been delivering its beer to the Midwest. When the company decided to expand, […]

August 1, 2014

Metropolitan’s State of the Art Test Lab

Hydrostatic, performance, and system testing is performed on Metropolitan’s packaged systems to ensure system integration performance meets customer specifications. Pumps or systems can be certified to Hydraulic Institute Standards by a Professional Engineer (p.e.) registered in the State of Illinois. Many different types of pumps, controls, and systems including self-priming pumps, centrifugal pumps, submersible pumps, […]

July 16, 2014

Eliminating Overflows

As published in July Issue of Water and Waste Digest Lift station upgrade prevents overflow into an Indiana river The primary lift station that services 90% of the town of Porter, Ind., recently underwent a major upgrade to its 100-year-old infrastructure, which the town has worked diligently to improve over the past five years. After […]

June 16, 2014

Boilers Improve Comfort, Efficiency and Reduce Maintenance for Co-op

As Published in June 2014 HPAC Magazine In 1962, Chatham Park Village Cooperative (CPVC) in Chicago, a not-for-profit housing complex owned and operated by its members, converted a 1930s heating system that disbursed steam through underground tunnels to natural-gas boilers and commercial water heaters. The move to individual boilers was a significant upgrade and measurable […]

June 5, 2014

Metropolitan Announces Raffle Prize Winner From Recent Trade Show

During the 2014 Annual Conference for the Healthcare Engineers Society of Northern Illinois (HESNI), Metropolitan Industries raffled off an Ion Genesis, smart controller and sensors from its Ion Products line. The winner of the raffle drawing is Craig McKenzie, Regional Director of Facilities of Advocate Health Care. Matt Brickey and Mike Temes of Metropolitan Industries […]

June 5, 2014

Heat Transfer System Shipped Internationally

Metropolitan recently fabricated a pre-piped heat transfer system to a local chemical company. The unit was then shipped complete and ready for integration in the customer’s system, which is located outside of the United States. The system is designed to heat 160 GPM of a 50% Propylene Glycol Solution from 155°F to 158°F using 15 […]

June 4, 2014

Small Footprint Maximizes Space At Northwestern University In Chicago, IL

Metropolitan Industries designed a Semi-Instantaneous Water Heater Package to service a building on the Campus of Northwestern University in Chicago, Ill. Semi-Instantaneous Water Heater Packages are the perfect solution to replace an older and expensive to maintain storage tank style system. Custom configurations and small footprint maximize space, offering additional mechanical room square footage customers […]

June 4, 2014

Recent Updates To the Ion Products Line

Many new and updated products have been added to the Ion Products line, including the introduction to our Ion System Solution which gives contractors a better understanding on not just selling the Ion StormPro product, but selling a solution as well, winning customers over to lifetime partners. Our certified Ion Solution Installers are recognized on our website.    Our […]