Our History

For 45 years, AMBROSE has driven many innovations in the packaging and materials industry.

Our rich history allows us to provide more streamlined and experienced

services to our vast customer base.

Ambrose Packaging Olathe, KS

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Packaging and material handling equipment, services, and supplies.

1977

Norman Ambrose establishes Ambrose Sales, an aluminum metals broker.

1980

Ambrose Sales expands its product offerings to include plumbing supplies and building materials.

1986

After recognizing the need for end-of-line packaging equipment for customers, Ambrose Sales establishes a new product suite under Ambrose Packaging

1990

Ambrose manufactured and furnished enhanced sanitary shrouding for end-of-line packaging for equipment for protein clients.

1998

Excellart, a national supplier of standard and custom extrusions, is acquired by Ambrose Co.

1999

Ambrose Co. builds new company headquarters in Olathe, KS, bringing warehousing, manufacturing, sales, service, and support under one roof.

2000

Excellart moves facility from Oklahoma City, OK to Fredonia, KS.

2003

Ambrose Sales expands into the bagging industry.

2013

Ambrose Co. expands into systems automation and integration services, introducing palletizing and robotics to customers.

2015

Ambrose Co. expands territory to cover a majority of the states in the southeastern region of the country.

2016

Excellart joins Ambrose Co. headquarters in Olathe, moving from Fredonia, KS.

2017

Ambrose Co. extends product and system offerings to include clean rooms, modular spaces, tanks and mixers, and material handling equipment.

2019

Ambrose Co. massively expands its capabilities, adding a vast line of complete end-to-end, turnkey system integration services and support

Products include filling operations, bagging automation, complete packaging lines, clean rooms, processing rooms, AMR’s, and other robotic applications.

2020

Ambrose Co. grows its engineering and dedicated project management departments to better serve clients.

2020

Ambrose Co. establishes new sales and project management workflow strategy to help streamline the sales, engineering, and project management handoff.

2021

Ambrose Co. becomes a CSI (Certified Systems Integrator) for UR (Collaborative Robots) for robotics solutions.

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2021

Ambrose unveils plans for a brand new addition for an in-house state of art R&D facility at Olathe HQ.

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2022

Ambrose Becomes ASI (Authorized System Integrator) for FANUC robots

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