Bob Luddy: Industry Leadership in Small Businesses

February 22, 2022 00:31:33
Bob Luddy: Industry Leadership in Small Businesses
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Bob Luddy: Industry Leadership in Small Businesses

Feb 22 2022 | 00:31:33

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Show Notes

Robert (Bob) L. Luddy, one of the most talented, persistent, and enduring entrepreneurs in the U.S., shares his journey of transforming CaptiveAire to an industry leader. Bob discusses CaptiveAire’s focus on continuous growth and improvement, the rich culture of perfection, and the passion of bringing right technologies and products to its customers. 

Founded by Bob in 1976 as a small fire suppression company in Raleigh, N.C., CaptiveAire is today the largest privately held manufacturer of commercial kitchen ventilation systems in the U.S. and a one-stop shop for any building’s HVAC needs. Bob is also the author of the book, Entrepreneurial Life: The Path from Startup to Market Leader.

What does it take to convert an entrepreneurial concept from just a dream to becoming a market leader? How do small businesses build and sustain winning cultures? What measures can make businesses withstand the ups and downs of economic cycles? Listen in as Bob Luddy shares his thoughts on becoming and remaining the leader in an industry.  

Discussion Points:

 

Fernweh Insights is brought to you by Fernweh Group. The host of this episode, Nick Santhanam, is CEO of Fernweh Group.

This episode is part of Fernweh’s Industrials series, which focuses on transformational journeys of companies in the industrials sector, the bedrock of the US economy. Fernweh Group is an investment company that is adapting an engaged investor and operator model to create alpha – performance superior to market indices – in the industrial/industrial tech sector.  

 

Resources/Links:

CaptiveAire Website: https://www.captiveaire.com/

Robert Luddy LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bob-luddy-0a39714/

Find Bob’s Book on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Entrepreneurial-Life-Startup-Market-Leader/dp/0989498905/ref=sr_1_9?ie=UTF8&qid=1518546230&sr=8-9&keywords=entrepreneurial+life

Fernweh Group: https://www.fernweh.com/

Nick Santhanam LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicksanthanam

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