About J&M Displays


Founded in 1980 by brothers, James and Michael Oetken, as a way to pay for their fireworks hobby, J&M Displays, Inc. has grown to become the largest shipper of fireworks in Iowa. J&M Displays, Inc. can supply displays throughout the United States and has supplied to China, Bahamas, South Africa, Hong Kong, Belize, and St. Thomas in the Caribbean.

Plant Facilities

Sitting on 106 acres in Southeastern Iowa, J&M Displays, Inc. consists of over 50 on-site permanent storage bunkers, pack house, retail Class C consumer fireworks building, assembly building, and five support buildings. J&M Displays, Inc. also owns satellite bunkers located throughout the mid-western states.


Chief Executive Officer - James J. Oetken

Work Force

J&M Displays, Inc. currently employs a full-time office and plant maintenance staff of 20, a sales force of over 50, and a reserve of thousands of trained pyrotechnicians.

Product Line

A full line of 1.3G and 1.4G pyrotechnics, firing equipment, mortars, racks, safety equipment, indoor pyrotechnics, close proximity fireworks, non-pyrotechnic confetti and streamers and flame effect equipment.

Contact Information

Office hours are Monday – Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

May 15 – July 5 hours are 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

Sunday by appointment only

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