Larry Hopkins Promoted to Manager of Bandag Retread Plant in Roanoke Virginia


Larry Hopkins Promoted to Manager of Bandag Retread Plant in Roanoke Virginia

Larry Hopkins has been promoted to plant manager for McCarthy Tire’s Bandag retread manufacturing plant in Roanoke, Virginia. This follows the promotion of the previous manager to a regional role. Larry joined the retread team at GCR Tires & Service’s Roanoke plant in 2004. He transitioned to McCarthy Tire when it acquired the GCR Tire facility in August 2019. He reports to regional manufacturing manager Tracy Champ.




Founded in 1926, McCarthy Tire Service is a family-owned and operated tire dealer headquartered in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The company has more than 60 service locations and 10 Bandag retread tire manufacturing plants along the east coast of the United States. McCarthy Tire is the sixth largest independent commercial tire dealer and one of the top 50 retail tire dealers in the country. The company offers tire sales and service; automotive mechanical services and repairs; fleet services; truck mechanical services; 24-hour commercial roadside assistance; and retread tire manufacturing. For more information, visit



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