GreatWater Expands Illinois Presence with Major Acquisition

Grand Rapids, MI, January 3, 2023 – GreatWater 360 Auto Care has announced the acquisition of Illinois-based Tire Tracks USA. The addition of Tire Tracks 14 locations adds to an impressive 2022 that saw GreatWater close on 24 acquisitions and add 43 new rooftops, expanding their presence to over 90 locations throughout the Midwest.


“We are extremely proud of how we’ve been able to expand over the last year, acquiring shops that have deep connections to their communities and proven track records for quality service.” says GreatWater CEO, Jim Dykstra. “Tire Tracks has been serving their communities for 35 years. You only last that long by treating customers with respect, honesty, and fair pricing. We are excited and honored to continue that legacy.”


That legacy includes a team of long-tenured employees with strong customer relationships and auto experience. GreatWater’s priority is to keep the team intact. “Our acquisition model focuses on the team at the shop first and foremost,” Dykstra states, “We understand and appreciate that our teammates are the engine that drives our success and the success of shops we acquire. They are a big part of what has makes a shop attractive to us and we work hard to make sure they see opportunity in the transition. Our goal is to welcome them into our family, support them and set them up for their own personal long-term success within GreatWater.”


About GreatWater 360 Auto Care
With beginnings as a small group of local auto repair shops in Hudsonville, MI, GreatWater 360 Auto Care is expanding throughout the Midwest with locations in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin. Their guiding purpose is to help keep their customers on the road through quality service, honesty, integrity, and fair pricing. Each shop is locally managed with certified technicians that live in the communities they service. To learn more about GreatWater 360 Auto Care, visit