917 Bacon St. Erie, PA 16511

Who We Are

Onex Logo Employee Owned American Made


For over 50 years, Onex has been a staple in the Erie community as well as the manufacturing industry. Onex began as a refractory distributor to the local foundries and grew to serve the heat treating industry. Onex then became a custom furnace manufacturer that now designs, fabricates and services American made products for distribution across the U.S with its team of 100% employee-owners.


Revitalize American Manufacturing


Make Things Better: Empowered Employees, Happy Customers, Thriving Communities

Core Values:

  • Be Inspired
  • Be Creative
  • Stay Humble
  • Work Hard
  • Be Kind

Meet Our Employee-Owners

On July 15, 2020 Ashleigh and Drew Walters sold the business to their employees in an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) to reward their employees and enhance company culture.

“When we took over ownership, we wanted to make a difference in our community by supporting local manufacturers and helping rebuild Erie from the inside out. Our goal has always been to revitalize American manufacturing and inspire people to pursue manufacturing careers. With this ESOP, we are strengthening commitments within our community and with our employees.” -Ashleigh Walters

Onex News


Go Erie

The pay raise was great, but this 27-year-old Erie man likes the job even better.

Drew and Ashleigh Walters at PACA

Industry Week

Once led through fear, Onex, an Erie manufacturing company, reinvents itself.


Go Erie

Onex has transitioned to an ESOP, making the company a 100% employee-owned business.


Erie Location

917 Bacon Street
Erie, PA 16511
P. 814.838.9638
E. info@onexinc.com

Pittsburgh Location

3711 West 3rd Avenue
Beaver Falls, PA 15010
E: info@onexinc.com

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