Monroe Environmental: About Our History

About Monroe Environmental

Monroe Environmental has been designing and manufacturing air pollution control and water/wastewater treatment systems since 1970. For over 50 years, major industrial manufacturers and municipalities have come to rely on Monroe Environmental as their preferred source for providing solutions to their air, water, and wastewater pollution problems. Monroe can provide initial evaluation, testing, engineering, fabrication, installation, and on-site support. Monroe has offices in Michigan and Texas.

From the Beginning…

The company’s first project that year was to solve a difficult oil mist problem at an automotive plant. The existing collection system for a large grinding operation was not effective — oil dripped from the ceiling and mist filled the air.

  • After an evaluation, Monroe designed, built, and installed a new system with source capture hoods, ductwork, and a 30,000 CFM collector.
  • A Monroe clarifier was also installed to separate and clean the collected oil so that it could be returned to the process, saving a valuable resource.
  • The Monroe system eliminated the mist problem and provided a clean work area. In addition, collected mineral oil was returned to the process for re-use.

Monroe Environmental's headquarters in Monroe, MI

Monroe Environmental headquarters in Monroe, MI

A Growing Company…

The success of that first installation led to Monroe’s emergence as one of the most trusted, reliable resources for in-plant air quality. Over time, Monroe became a worldwide leader in collectors for mist and dust applications across a variety of industries — automotive manufacturing, wet and dry machining, glass/fiberglass manufacturing, tooling, and many others.

As our reputation for well-engineered, high-quality treatment systems grew in the industrial world, so did the scope of our equipment offerings.

Systems for a Variety of Industries and Applications

We designed and manufactured complex wet scrubbing systems — treating a variety of acid fumes, corrosive gasses, odorous compounds, explosive dusts, and other toxic air streams. Learn more about our Air Pollution Control Equipment.

Monroe also implemented numerous water and wastewater treatment systems — engineering and installing plate clarifiers, circular clarifiers, thickeners, oil/water separators, and chemical treatment systems for a variety of industrial applications. Learn more about our Water and Wastewater Treatment Systems.

Fueled by our work in the industrial water and wastewater sector, Monroe began offering its clarification equipment to the municipal market as well, saving new customers time and money on a number of key projects.

Two X-Flo Mobile Clarifiers for high-flow water treatment at a power plant

The Monroe X‑Flo™ Mobile Clarifier is a completely integrated mobile clarification solution for temporary job sites and/or bypass operations. The system can be utilized as a stand alone clarifier or as a retrofit to improve the performance of existing mobile storage tanks.

Looking Toward the Future

Monroe Environmental has expanded to include an office in Houston, Texas to better serve the growing needs of the southern USA and Mexico; specifically the chemical, petrochemical, and oil and gas industries. We also have a sales rep in Georgia serving the southeastern states.

These experiences formed the company that stands in place today — an enterprise that prides itself on protecting the environment with high-quality pollution control equipment. Monroe has been a family-owned firm since its inception, committed to honesty, integrity, and above all, the satisfaction of its customers.

Stainless steel Multi-Stage Scrubbing System with Packed Bed Scrubbers, Venturi, Quench, & Carbon Adsorber to treat exhaust from a toxic gas incineration process

Stainless steel Multi-Stage Scrubbing System to treat exhaust from a toxic gas incineration process.

46 ft. diameter self-supporting Circular Thickener for separating blast furnace scrubber fines from wastewater at a steel processing plant

46 ft. diameter self-supporting Circular Thickener for separating blast furnace scrubber fines from wastewater at a steel processing plant.

Monroe Mist Collector installed in an automotive plant

Mist Collection system exhausting machining operations at an automotive plant.

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