Onex, Inc., Erie, PA, and Atkinson Refractory Supply have merged operations, creating a full service refractory distributor in Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio, and New York State. Under the partnership, Atkinson will provide basic material supply, installation services, engineering complex combustion systems, and full scale construction projects; Onex provides complete sales and installation of refractory materials, pre-cast shapes, combustion systems, and construction services to industrial customers using high temperature furnaces.