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Since 1923, Conco has provided industrial cleaning products and services for our customers worldwide. Whether you require a quick turnaround service, or desire a turnkey long-term solution to your heat exchanger network maintenance, Conco has the know-how and ... more.
George Saxon, Jr.
George E. Saxon, Jr. is president of International Markets at Conco Systems Inc., director of Conco Systems, Pty Ltd in Australia, managing director of Conco Systems SPRL in Belgium and a director of Conco Industrial Services Corp. He also is an active member of the American Society of Mechanical George has a bachelor's degree and an MBA with distinction. He has been one of the principal members of Conco Systems since 1987. Currently his responsibilities include Global Marketing and International Business Development.
Mr. Saxon fashioned a lifelong career as a mechanical engineer and entrepreneur starting with a stint in the Army Corps of Engineers, then worked for General Electric, Westinghouse and Babcock & Wilcox.
He acquired Conco Systems Inc. in 1971. "He was a small business advocate and he was the voice of small business in the 1980s," his son said. Mr. Saxon was a fellow in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, chairman of the Small Business Council and president of Small Business United. In 1982 he was recognized with the Governor's Export Award. Mr. Saxon was a "self-made man. He started from nothing and grew [his] company into a very successful international company," said Richard Theobald, who had met Mr. Saxon in kindergarten and maintained a lifelong friendship with him. Mr. Saxon was the best man in Mr. Theobald's wedding and godfather to his first son. Mr. Theobald described Mr. Saxon's death as "a real loss to the family and myself." With this technology, Mr. Saxon rapidly expanded the business and was soon exporting products to Europe, Australia and Southeast Asia. His son, George, described working for the family business as "exciting and dynamic ... When there was a business issue that happened, we took care of it. When there was a family issue that happened, we took care of it. "We had regular Thanksgiving dinners until someone mentioned business, then it was a business dinner." When Mr. Saxon wasn't working at the family business, he was an avid reader of military history. His father was killed in World War II, which sparked an interest in military history and "caused him to commit himself to being an active promoter of freedom and democracy," George Saxon Jr. said. He was very politically involved and a staunch Republican. Mr. Saxon had the chance to meet several American presidents, largely through his work with Small Business United. In addition to his wife, Mr. Saxon is survived by a daughter Regina "Ginny" Godish of Oakmont; three sons, Edward "Gunner" and Gregory, both of Oakmont, and George of Highland Park; a brother, Michael T. Lynches of Verona; and 16 grandchildren. In addition to his wife, Mr. Saxon is survived by a daughter Regina "Ginny" Godish of Oakmont; three sons, Edward "Gunner" and Gregory, both of Oakmont, and George of Highland Park; a brother, Michael T. Lynches of Verona; and 16 grandchildren.
George Saxon Jr.
Vice Chair Conco System Inc. 530 Jones Street Verona, PA 15147-1121 Tel: 412-828-1166 Fax: 412-608-6274
George Saxon George Saxon, Jr. is the President of International Markets at Conco Systems, Inc., Chairman of Conco Systems, Pty Ltd in Australia, Managing Director of Conco Systems SPRL in Belgium and a Director of Conco Industrial Services Corp. Conco Systems, Inc. is the world leader in off-line mechanical tube cleaning and has participated in condenser performance improvement projects for major power producers worldwide. Conco deliverables to the power generation industry include exclusive technologies for condenser tube cleaning, tracer gas leak detection and eddy current testing. George has a Bachelor Degree from California University of Pennsylvania in 1982. He completed his MBA in 2000 with High Honors at Duquesne University. George has been one of the principal members of Conco Systems since 1982. Currently, his responsibilities include Business Development, Marketing and International Business. George is an active member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Power Division and serves on the ASME Power Division's Executive Committee as the Program Coordinator for ASME Power 2010. He is the Past Chair of the ASME Heat Exchanger Committee and Past Chair of the International Relations Committee. He is active on the ASME's Performance Test Code for Steam Surface Condensers committee. He has also served on Technical Advisory Committees for Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and is a former member of the American Society of Non-Destructive Testing (ASNT). He is a published author and speaker
"With tube related forced outages on the rise, we've created a program that takes the guesswork out of condenser maintenance for our power generation customers," says George Saxon, President of Conco's Marketing Communications Department.
Saxon says, "According to plant managers, efficiency, reliability and availability are the core concerns they focus on with regards to their condensers.