Since 1982, PMA Industries has been a manufacturer of products using high grade metals servicing a wide array of customers including aerospace and equipment manufacturers, arts and crafts businesses, designers, architects and builders, sign companies, logistical partners and more.

Today we are the largest chemical metal etching company in North America providing products and services both domestically and internationally. We currently have multiple divisions covering the following core areas: etched metal cutting dies and craft related tools and supplies for crafts and creative industries (paper crafts, mixed media arts, DIY home, sewing, quilting and soft arts), private label arts and crafts products, commercial signage, and aerospace and equipment specialized parts and plates.

Our companies/brands are: Dies Direct, Photometals, Crafter’s Edge, Maker’s Movement, and Cheery Lynn Designs.

We are a proud member of pcmi


our management team

Each member of our management team is committed to EXCELLENCE - we push each other to take our entire team to the next level every day. Quality, Integrity, and products Make in the USA is our commitment.


President & CEO
Jim joined PMA in 2020 and brings 25+ years of financial and operational leadership from Fortune 250 and middle-market companies. As President & CEO, Jim is responsible for operational leadership and leading the charge of the Company’s growth strategy for the benefit of PMA’s customers, employees, and investors. Jim is passionate about ensuring the Company’s commitment to Quality, Integrity, and products Made in the USA.Jim graduated from the University of Northern Iowa and began his career as a CPA with Ernst & Young. He lives north of Phoenix with his wife of 25+ years, they have three children, and enjoy all the outdoor activities Arizona offers.


Kelsy has been with PMA since September 2019 and started as a Staff Accountant. She has recently been promoted to Controller and Human Resources Manager which includes overseeing the Accounting department. Kelsy earned her BS from ASU and her MBA in Accounting from the University of Phoenix. When she is not at work, Kelsy enjoys going to concerts, sporting events, comedy shows and activities with her family including their two fur babies and had her first child this year!


Product Manager
Kayla started as a Graphic Designer for PMA in 2016. Now, Kayla is responsible for Product Development, and oversees the Graphics Team. Kayla earned her BA in Visual Communications from Northern Arizona University. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, paddle boarding, Dungeons & Dragons, and crafting.


Quality & Compliance Manager
Aaron has been a quality assurance professional for almost 15 years, with extensive experience in Quality Systems and Process Improvement. He built his expertise supporting critical sectors like the Navy Special Emphasis Program and global energy suppliers. Active in pit-bull rescues, his pack continues to grow, and isn’t likely to stop. He also loves to cook, explore nature, and ride motorcycles.


Marketing Manager
Mikala has been with PMA since April 2019. She currently oversees the company's Digital Marketing, IT Maintenance, and the Customer Service Team. She is originally from Brookfield, Wisconsin, and earned her BS in Marketing from Marquette University in Milwaukee. When she's not at work, Mikala enjoys baking and spending time with all of her pets.


Commercial Sales Manager
In January 2020, Ray returned to PMA – where he has nearly 15 years of experience leading the commercial sales for PMA Photometals. Ray cherishes working with customers – and his dedication to customer service is second to none. He looks forward to working with customers on their needs and looking at finished products and saying, “Wow, we made that”! Outside of work, Ray enjoys golf and spending time with family and friends.

PMA Industries

18008 N Black Canyon Highway

Phoenix, Arizona 85053


Local: 602-278-7800

Toll Free: 877-897-7575

Monday – Friday

8:00AM – 4PM