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November 16th, 2022

Principle Business Enterprises and Elizabeth Dole Foundation Provide Relief for Hundreds of Veterans, Family Caregivers

Principle Business Enterprises, Inc., (PBE), which manufactures Tranquility® superabsorbent products, and the Elizabeth Dole Foundation…

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March 20, 2018

Entrepreneurs of the year

Carol and Chuck Stocking, co-CEOs, are awarded the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneurs Of The Year award.
January 20, 2018

Third generation

Andrew Stocking, PhD, son of Carol and Chuck, is appointed President of PBE, making him the third generation of company […]
May 20, 2017

PBE acquires APCI

PBE acquires Absorbent Products Company Inc. (APCI) of Bowling Green. The headquarters in Dunbridge, Ohio also added 47,000 square feet […]
May 20, 2016

PBE launches NovaGran

NovaGran wound care line was launched to improve the effective healing of chronic wound conditions.
May 20, 2015

Tranquility at the VA

Principle Business Enterprises and Tranquility Products begin providing incontinence supplies to the VA Market helping to improve the lives of […]
May 20, 2014


Principle Business Enterprises introduces NeutroPhase solution as a natural extension of its wound care program.
May 20, 2006

Disposable Absorbent Underwear

Tranquility disposable absorbent underwear production starts.
May 20, 2002

The first bariatric brief

PBE addresses the need for absorbent systems and incontinence support for people of size by introducing the world's first bariatric brief.
May 20, 1995

Second generation of leadership

PBE transitions ownership to the Mitchell’s daughter, Carol Stocking, and her husband (co-CEO) Charles Stocking.