In 1968, with Frankie Meluso (aka Mell) and Peter Anders, Poncia founded MAP (Mell Anders Poncia) City Records in New York City. Their company included a small recording studio brought by their chief engineer, Peter H. Rosen, who recorded sixteen albums before the company dissolved in 1970.
Poncia also produced another Kiss album, 1980's Unmasked. He sang backup vocals and helped with songwriting on both albums.
In 1981, he produced the album, Turn Out The Lights, for the band Tycoon.
Poncia also produced the Detroit rock band Adrenalin, and their song "Road of the Gypsy", from the filmIron Eagle in 1985. He also produced DC Drive and their self-titled album in 1991. Poncia produced Criss's second post-Kiss solo album, 1982's Let Me Rock You, and he was credited as co-writer for five songs on Kiss's 1989 release, Hot in the Shade.