Worldwide O&P Component Distributor Now Integrated with OPIE Purchasing

Gainesville, FL – June, 2015 – OPIE Software of Gainesville and PEL LLC. of Cleveland, Ohio have announced that PEL is now an Integrated Supplier within the OPIE Purchasing & Inventory System and at PEL is a worldwide distributor of more than 200,000 O&P products from more than 250 companies.

This new technological integration allows OPIE and Futura Software users as well as visitors to the website to view and place electronic orders for all products provided by PEL. Key features of this integration include a complete digital catalog, online ordering, order confirmation, inventory availability details, shipping notifications, account price checks, and digitally imported invoices. The PEL Super Saver Shipping Program is also available through OPIE! OPIE Purchasing & Inventory will notify you if you qualify, which means you can get overnight shipping at ground rates.

When asked why PEL decided to become an integrated supplier, PEL CEO Mike Sotak said, "A number of the practitioners we serve adopted OPIE, and we believe providing integration with this software platform keeps with our ongoing commitment to provide the industry's top service performance. Personalized service and intimate knowledge of our customers' needs are part of the cultural DNA that began when Paul E. Leimkuehler founded PEL in 1959. The addition of OPIE is just one more way PEL is continuing the tradition."

PEL is committed to the O&P profession, and they work with practitioners, fitters, and technicians to ensure their needs are met and the service they receive is top notch. PEL offers a wide array of products – from prosthetic and orthotic components, to supplies, tools and equipment, and patient aids. They continue to add innovative, quality products to their catalog, and support staff are always available to answer product questions.

Paul Prusakowski, CPO, FAAOP, CEO of OPIE Software, said, "PEL joining us as an Integrated Supplier allows us to provide our customers with additional tools to make their practice a success. This is an exciting move for Futura and OPIE software users, as they now have seamless access to even more quality products. We look forward to continuing this relationship and moving forward our shared commitment to provide the O&P profession top service!"

There are no additional fees for Futura users, OPIE users, or visitors to to access the new PEL digital catalog and ordering functionality.


PEL was founded in 1959 and is the leading distributor of orthotic and prosthetic components to the O&P profession. Since its beginning, PEL has focused on helping O&P practitioners, technicians and fitters provide the greatest possible care for their patients by being accessible to discuss the best potential products and solutions. As a worldwide distributor carrying over 200,000 products from more than 250 companies, PEL's friendly and highly trained staff is ready to help. For more information, visit or call 1-800-321-1264.

About O&P Digital Technologies

O&P Digital Technologies is a leading developer of software systems focused on the orthotics and prosthetics profession. Introduced in 1996, is the leading web site focused on O&P topics. The development of the OPIE Software system began in 1999 and has grown dramatically in recent years. The company continues to develop leading-edge technologies to bring software advances to the profession. For more information, visit

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