By Ashley Reyes
The SEMA Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA) named BBT Fabrications as this week’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.