JMS...We make fast things...FASTER!

JMS Chip and Performance is a manufacturer of high-quality electronic components for the automotive and Powersports industries. We develop and design products that improve the overall performance, reliability, and safety of most modern vehicles on the road today. Led by industry pioneers with decades of experience ranging from manufacturing, aftermarket upfitting, and automotive calibrations software, our electronic components are some of the most technologically advanced in the industry today, utilized by OEM’s and consumers alike. For more than 28 years, JMS has been developing and manufacturing electronics for OE, Tier 1 and aftermarket customers.
JMS Performance Group consists of three brands

JMS Chip & Performance

Plug n’ Play Performance Parts for Cars and Trucks

Daytona Twin-Tec

Performance Ignitions for Harley-Davidson Motorcycles

Daytona Sensors

Engineering Grade Wideband O2 Sensor Products

The Performance Group also includes Daytona Sensors and Daytona Twin Tec. The Daytona Sensors brand manufactures high-quality programmable ignition, wideband tuning and logging, nitrous, turbo, and timing products for the street, drag race, circle track, road race, and offshore marine markets. Daytona Twin Tec manufactures premium tuning and diagnostic products for Harley-Davidson motorcycles. We are leading the world in electronic performance products!

Each brand operates in a unique space in the performance aftermarket. Suppling electronics to OEM and Tier 1 customers.

Our products feature innovative high-quality engineering and workmanship. We are industry leaders in emissions legal performance products.

leadership team

The JMS leadership team is comprised of industry pioneers with decades of experience in: manufacturing, electronics design, conformance testing and automotive calibrations software.

Chris Johnson

CEO (since 1993)

For over 27 years, Chris has focused on creating innovative products and brands in the light truck & automotive aftermarket space.

Between 1989 and 2003, Chris held several engineering positions with: Bell Labs, Government, Lucent Technologies, and Avaya.

In 2003, Chris left Avaya to form Superchips Custom Tuning a Joint Venture that created software to calibrate vehicles. At the end of 2007, Chris partnered with a Private Equity group to form SCT. In 2013, Chris and SCT exchanged Private Equity partners and changed their name to Derive. Derive has 185 employees across three locations in the United States.

JMS was formed while Chris was working at Bell Labs in 1993. JMS provides niche electronic design, engineering, and manufacturing to Tier 1 vehicle suppliers and OEM’s. Past and current customers include: Ford, Roush, TI Automotive, and TI Fluid Systems.

Chuck McArthur


Chuck McArthur has over 40 years of experience managing high growth firms.

Prior to JMS he was the CEO for several energy companies: Circular Energy, Andeler Corporation and United Fuel & Energy (publicly traded).

Mr. McArthur also has experience in large organizations; he was the President and COO of ViewSonic Corporation, a large global provider of computer display products.

Chuck has held senior management positions in successful companies throughout his career. These firms include: Atari, Solectron, Memorex, Capetronic and Mag Innovision.