Who We Are
Principle Business Enterprises, (PBE) is a woman-owned, family enterprise celebrating over 55 years of service to the healthcare field and over 30 years as a pioneer in the development of advanced absorbent technologies. PBE is acknowledged as the innovation and quality leader in high performance niche products that address clinical and safety risks in healthcare that drive needless waste and cost out of healthcare and dramatically improve the quality of life for those with chronic health challenges. Specifically PBE applies its technical expertise in the development of a wide variety of incontinence care, wound care, fall prevention and consumer products.
Headquarters and main incontinence manufacturing is located in Dunbridge, OH, USA.
PBE’s purpose is…
“To operate its Business affairs in such a manner as will accord with that fixed principle which will destine it to do nothing but that which is honorable and will promote a high standard of business ethics in its own affairs and may tend to raise and leaven the standard of business ethics of the community.”
PBE is the acknowledged innovative leader in high performance niche products especially in the areas of incontinence care, wound care and fall prevention. Its products have been designed to address risk factors and care protocols that can materially affect the quality of life for individuals in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics and homecare settings while providing exceptional customer service.
The Tranquility® Product Family is designed to address risk factors and care protocols that can materially affect the quality of life for individuals in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics and homecare settings.
Raising the standard of care, comfort and safety by providing footwear solutions and managing fall risk. Pillow Paws® slippers address risk/fall management issues in acute care, long-term care and assisted living facilities. Offering slip-resistant protection and comfort in a variety of styles. www.pillowpaws.com.
NovaGran™ Wound Care Products are a 3-step system that takes wound healing back to basics. It provides optimal healing with minimal products. NovaGran Wound Care Products are designed to support each stage of wound healing and are easy to use for both wound care professionals and caregivers. www.novagranproducts.com
A revolutionary new way to treat wounds, NeutroPhase® with Neutrox® Skin and Wound Cleanser is a proprietary, FDA cleared 510(k) skin and wound cleanser consisting of pure hypochlorous acid (HOCl) as a preservative in saline. NeutroPhase® with Neutrox® Skin and Wound Cleanser eliminates the dilemma between clearing the wound of stifling microorganisms or protecting vulnerable new tissue. www.neutrophaseus.com
Specialty niche absorbent products that utilize thin, non-fluff, high wicking technologies to create goods in the infant care, pet care and home care markets. www.pbeconsumerproducts.com
Supplier Diversity Statement
Principle Business Enterprises, a certified Woman Business Enterprise (WBEN), is committed to innovative partnerships with diverse suppliers that deliver high-quality products and services at competitive prices, align with our business needs, assist us in delivering value and excellence, are beneficial to our growth, and positively impact those we serve.
Our overall sourcing strategy includes relationship building efforts with a diversified supplier base including:
- Minority-Owned Enterprises (MBE)
- Woman-owned Business Enterprises (WBE)
- Small Disadvantaged Businesses (SDB)
- Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB Zone)
- Veteran-Owned Businesses (VO)
- Service-Disabled veteran-owned businesses (SDVO)
PBE further strengthens this policy and our diversity sourcing practices by offering an equal opportunity for diverse suppliers to be included in our strategic sourcing processes.
Principle Business Enterprises is a socially responsible manufacturer committed to making a difference through the exceptional performance of our absorbent products and our PBE Gives Back program.
PBE supports non-profit organizations through partnerships, event sponsorships, fundraising, volunteerism, and The Principle Business Fund (a donor-advised fund managed by associates of the company).
We make a significant impact in the lives of children, adults and caregivers through our philanthropic initiatives in the areas of special health needs, education, intergenerational learning, agriculture, environment, homelessness, poverty elimination, and The United Way.
Our associates actively contribute their time and talents for the betterment of their communities by volunteering in soup kitchens, schools, and faith communities, running, walking in events to promote awareness and raising funds for a variety of causes.
PBE is a company making a difference in a variety of ways!