In the year 1865, a small printing office named The American Book & Job Office was opened in Nashville, TN. After 21 years of operation, Joshua Henry Ambrose, the Secretary-Treasurer of the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis railroads, purchased The American Book & Job Office in order to print tariffs that the railroad used. As the printing office continued to be profitable, Joshua’s brothers, James and Albert travelled from England to join the business and help operations grow.
By 1905, the three brothers purchased substantial interests in the company and Ambrose and Bostleman was incorporated. From there, it did not take long for the printing office to take on its current name of Ambrose Printing Company.
While there have been many changes since 1865, the founder’s name and spirit lives within the company today. And over the last century, Ambrose Printing Company has continued to keep pace with latest printing technology. Today, its pressmen offer an average of 17 years of craftsman experience.
Ambrose is always thankful to their customers, suppliers and associates that have given their best to create a service that stands the test of time. For over 150 years, the Ambrose process has been truly unique.