Spex•Lite® Lightweight Filler

Meet Your Spex•Lite® Team

Your Spex•Lite® team has more than 65 years of experience providing high quality lightweight volume fillers, solid air products for commercial explosives and resin extenders for composites to customers throughout the United States and around the world. 


We are in the people business and are so grateful for our repeat customers. While we hope to meet all of our customers in person, until then, please take a minute to get to know us better. 


We appreciate your business and look forward to speaking with you soon.

Need help understanding which filler best helps you achieve the weight reduction or performance advantages you need? Please call Spex•Lite® today and to discuss which product best meets your needs and we will provide you a free quote!

Your Spex•Lite® team

Ned Schabel, SpexLite President

Ned Schabel

SPEX•LITE® is led by second-generation President, Ned Schabel. Ned once said “I’ve never met a company, but I have worked with many people at a company”. This focus on people defines the culture of SPEX•LITE® and is the basis of all of our customer interactions – putting you first.


Ned earned his degree in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University and soon after joined the family business. Ned quickly grew the company to a position of prominence based on quality, innovation and service.


Ned continues to lead SPEX•LITE® with a focus on putting the customers’ needs first and solving their most challenging opportunities. He is a prolific inventor with an engineer’s attention to detail. Ned is driven to provide customers options and guidance to make the decision that is right for them. SPEX•LITE®'s reputation of providing the best solutions at the best price with the greatest efficiencies to customers nationwide is all thanks to Ned.

David Schabel, SpexLite Vice President

David Schabel

David Schabel serves as SPEX•LITE®'s Vice President focusing on improving customers' experience, growing our partner relationships and introducing new products. 


David earned his degree in Marketing from Miami University. He joined SPEX•LITE® after 10 years working on sales, strategy and project management with Fortune 100 and mid-sized companies. David is passionate about making buying the best lightweight fillers the easiest item on our customers' to-do list. David enjoys earning repeat / word of mouth referral business.

Doug Gorski, SpexLite Sales and Operations Manager

Doug Gorski

Doug Gorski is  SPEX•LITE®’s Sales and Operations Manager. Doug exemplifies putting the customer first and has a tremendous skill for operational efficiencies.


A true Jack-of-All-Trades, Doug excels in developing innovative ways to bring products to market. He is focused on making lightweight volume fillers easier to buy and use. Starting with the end-goal in mind, he has proven successful in taking customer specs and delivering the right product with great results. Customers have come to rely on Doug’s professionalism, reliability and attention to detail.


Doug earned his bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership from the University of Akron. He is skilled in optimizing SPEX•LITE®'s logistics, fulfilling orders and producing content. Doug makes sure that each conversation with a customer leaves them feeling appreciated and that their time talking with us was well-spent.