HRIA Member Spotlight: BBT Fabrications


HRIA recently named BBT Fabrications as the council's member spotlight company. Get to know the company in SEMA's interview with business owner Troy Gudgel, below.

SEMA: Tell us about your company.
Troy Gudgel: BBT Fabrications specializes in high-end hot rods and hot-rod components, including our modular mirror systems.

SEMA: What projects are you working on?
TG: We are focused on building high-quality vehicles and growing our product line. We focus on every detail and making sure our product performs at the highest level.

SEMA: Tell us about a build you are proud of.
TG: Brad Sather's '69 Pontiac Firebird was winner of Goodguys Street Machine of the Year as well as Shades of the Past Triple Crown. We are proud that this car hit a top speed of 203 MPH in Blytheville, Arkansas, at their HP Harvest event.

SEMA: What advice do you have for young professionals contemplating a career in the automotive aftermarket?
TG: Don't be afraid to start at the bottom. Put in the time and work hard to get where you want to be.

Fill out an HRIA-member spotlight form to highlight how your company is contributing to the hot-rod industry. Selected candidates are eligible to be featured on HRIA's social media, SEMA News and future HRIA member updates.