Latest News & Updates

February 4, 2014

Duplexing Plug-In Pump Controller

Designed specifically with the capability of operating two plug-in, single phase pumps simultaneously, Metropolitan recently developed the Ion® Endeavor, a Duplexing Plug-In Pump Controller. The unit will attract users and designers of dual-pump systems for sewage, sump, bilge, effluent, condensation and similar drainage applications. This type of pump controller is ideal for many types of […]

January 23, 2014

Metropolitan Industries Releases 2014 Seminar Schedule

Our 2014 seminar schedule has been finalized, with many courses designed to introduce and inform attendees of the latest industry technologies. Many of our courses have been approved by the state for continuing education credit. All courses are free of charge and lunch is always provided. Future dates will be released at a later time, so please […]

January 20, 2014

Large Demands, Short Timeline For Local Refinery Upgrades

When a local refinery added a back flow prevention facility to their water service system back in 2009, they inadvertently created an adverse effect on the water pressure available to the refinery. The back flow prevention facility intercepts a 12 inch water main originating from the local city’s water line. The water pressure entering the […]

January 17, 2014

Too Hot To Handle– Not For Metropolitan Industries

  What started as an engineering and fabrication challenge for Metropolitan Industries, has turned into one of the largest housed systems we have produced in our 55 plus year history: A prefabricated boiler-house measuring 47-feet long by 20-feet wide by 13-feet tall and weighing almost 90,000 lbs. Following months of arduous labor and immense preparation […]

January 13, 2014

Brrr, it’s cold out there! Need a Coil?

Are you repairing or replacing any leaky coils from the recent winter weather? Whether it’s a steam or water coil, at Metropolitan Industries, Inc. our heat transfer specialists field measure all replacement coils.  This ensures that the installation of that coil will be as quick and hassle-free as possible.  Even if you are repairing a leak, call […]

October 16, 2013

Metropolitan Exhibits at the 2013 WEFTEC Show in Chicago

We had a great time at the 2013 WEFTEC Show last week and we wanted to say thank you to everyone who stopped by our exhibit booth during the show!  WEFTEC 2013 was a great success for Metropolitan as we displayed many of our new products and capabilities firsthand. We appreciate all of the support […]

September 4, 2013

Metropolitan Host Basics of Steam Seminar

We had a great turnout for the first Basics of Steam training seminar this year. Instructed by salesmen Mike Temes and Neil Vogel, the seminar hosted a variety of customers from engineers to contractor. One of our priorities has always been to provide continuing knowledge on the different aspects of the water pump industry. The […]

August 23, 2013

Excess Flow Pump Removed, Metropolitan to Repair

When one of the four excess flow pumps, built in the late 70s, in the City of Whiting Ind. stopped working, Metropolitan brought the pump back to the warehouse to repair it. During a storm event, when the rainfall exceeds the ability of the Raw Pumps, the Excess Flow operates to keep the City from […]

July 26, 2013

Metropolitan Heads West to California

Sea Ranch, California, at the north end of Sonoma County is a community of private homes situated in a remote area designed with careful attention to the natural landscape. Although beautiful, this remote location adds challenges in monitoring and operating the community’s water and sewer services. While isolated, Sea Ranch has grown over the years […]

May 6, 2013

Metropolitan Teams Up With LAARS and DuraVent

  Metropolitan Industries is pleased to announce it has reached mutual agreements with LAARS Heating Systems Company and M&G DuraVent on the representation and distribution of the LAARS and DuraVent product lines. Metropolitan will represent LAARS in northwest Indiana, northern and central Illinois, and all of Missouri. A subsidiary of the Bradford White Corporation, LAARS […]