Ambius 50 Year History

Follow our timeline to learn about the history and growth of Ambius through the years.

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    1963 - Tropical Plant Rentals

    Tropical Plant Rentals is founded by Gerry Leider in Chicago.

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    1975 - Expansion

    Tropical Plant Rentals expands into 20+ markets.

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    1988 - Rentokil

    Tropical Plant Rentals is sold to Rentokil.

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    1996 - Rentokil Initial

    Initial joins Rentokil to form Rentokil Initial.

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    2000 - Trugreen

    Trugreen is acquired; doubling size of the company overnight!

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    2003 - Initial Tropical Plants

    In North America, Tropical Plant Rentals changes it's name to Initial Tropical Plants.

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    2008 - Ambius

    Initial Tropical Plants and Rentokil Tropical Plants rebrands to Ambius in 14 countries.

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    Ambius now provides Interior Plants, Corporate Artwork, Ambient Scenting, Floral Design, Purified Water Service, Holiday Décor and Living Green Walls.

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50 Year Video

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Ambius President John Myers Honors Golden Anniversary

Holiday Magic

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Let Ambius sprinkle some Holiday magic over your business

Green Walls

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