Tonawanda, New York

Work Environment.

The Unifrax Tonawanda, New York manufacturing facilities on Firetower Drive and Pirson Parkway are located within three miles of Unifrax Corporate Headquarters, and are the centerpiece of our specialty fiber and advanced materials manufacturing processes.  The Tonawanda facilities employ both union and salary positions in manufacturing, purchasing, human resources and administration.  Unifrax employees are given the necessary tools and learning opportunities to grow at the outset of their careers. All employees are provided with training and development opportunities to help take them to the next level of their career.  Unifrax in Western New York offers employees the opportunity to join an employee club which arranges social gatherings and after-hour events to network as a team.


Tonawanda, New York has close proximity to the City of Buffalo, the second largest city in New York State with an estimated population of 256,902.  While manufacturing activity is present, Buffalo’s economy has transitioned to service industries with a greater emphasis on healthcare, research and higher education.  Buffalo is home to Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and several other leading medical institutions, colleges and universities. Buffalo is on the eastern shore of Lake Erie, at the head of the Niagara River, and is 16 miles south of Niagara Falls. Its culture blends Northeastern and Midwestern traditions, with annual festivals including Taste of Buffalo and Allentown Art Festival, three professional sports teams (Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres, and Buffalo Bisons), and a music and arts scene.  Buffalo and the surrounding suburbs offer thousands of restaurant and dining choices serving food from around the world. Tonawanda and Buffalo are surrounded by public parks, trails and outdoor venues including an active Lake Erie boating community.

Benefits and Programs.

Medical, dental and vision benefits and programs are available to eligible Unifrax employees. Unifrax offers a 401K savings plan, paid holidays and vacation time off.  For more information on specific benefits contact Unifrax Human Resources at

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