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MetroCloud Brings Cloud-Based Technology to SCADA Pump Control

Enjoy cost-effective innovations when accessing your SCADA system with any mobile device on the road with MetroCloud SCADA. Traditional SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) Systems require significant upfront capital investment such as servers, software licenses, IT infrastructure, and communication infrastructure. Recurring costs such as annual software support, phone, Internet, computer maintenance or replacement, IT [...]

Metropolitan Industries Acquires Emecole, Inc., Looks Towards Future Growth via Concrete Repair and Waterproofing

Metropolitan Industries has reached another historic business milestone within the month of September. The prominent water management technology solutions company closed the sale on acquiring Emecole, Inc. The sale shows a positive growth for the future of both companies. The acquisition transitions will follow in the months to come, according to Metropolitan Industries, Inc. President [...]

Seal Water System Supplied To Easterly Tunnel Dewatering Pump Station Project

North America faces significant environmental challenges due to population growth and our aging infrastructure. The need to improve sanitary sewer facilities includes transportation via pipelines or tunnel conveyances for new and upgraded wastewater treatment plants, and the mitigation of combined sewer overflows (CSOs) and sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs). However, many of the areas requiring new [...]

Prefabricated Housed Pump Systems Delivery Process

This year has already been off to a busy start. The warehouse is packed with booster systems, break tank systems, sump pumps, two product trailers and prefabricated houses. By the end of 2015 there were five prefabricated houses being built in the warehouse and as of last week four out of the five houses had […]

Metropolitan Industries Releases 2016 Seminar Schedule

Are you interested in attending one of our 2016 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, [...]

Replacing Antiquated Systems With Custom, Turn-Key Products

An existing 30-year-old boiler feed system providing heat to a high-rise building located at 1 N. LaSalle in Chicago was recently replaced because the existing tanks were failing. Previous Boiler System in Need of Replacing. If the tanks fail there would no longer be a way to feed water to the boiler for heating the [...]

Out With The Old Instrumentation, In With New & Improved SCADA

By updating existing infrastructure, water and wastewater facilities’ have the ability to collect and process significant information via Metropolitan's cloud-based Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) allowing management and operations personnel to make better, informed decisions, while maintaining up-front costs. SCADA retrofits As the water and wastewater industry looks ahead to the future in communications [...]

Metropolitan Tackles Storm Water Removal at Soldier Field

Soldier Field, the home of the Chicago Bears and part of the Chicago Park District, recently received a complete face-lift. Metropolitan Industries was contracted by Great Lakes Plumbing to manufacture water systems to deal with the various water needs throughout the facility. Metropolitan was chosen for the job because of their knowledge and expertise of [...]

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