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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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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.
May 19, 1986

Expanded manufacturing capability

In 1986, PBE expended its manufacturing capacity with the introduction of the industry's highest performing incontinence brief systems for those with chronic, long-term healthcare challenges involving total loss of bladder and bowel.
May 20, 1982

PBE Collaborates with U. Michigan and BGSU

Collaboration with the University of Michigan and Bowling Green State University leads to new technology that changes market perception on adult incompetence.
November 18, 1968

Pillow Paws Slippers break through to the hospital market

In 1968, Lee and Jim found that Pillow Paws were proving effective and popular among hospitals for reducing the risk of slips and falls.