Welcome to Spex•Lite® Ultra Light Filler Beads

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 and resin extenders 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 you need? Please call Spex•Lite® today and we would be happy to work through your requirements and provide you a free quote!

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Your Spex•Lite® team

Ned Schabel, SPEX•LITE® 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 it 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 to meet their needs. 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, VP of SPEX•LITE

David Schabel

David Schabel serves as SPEX•LITE®'s Vice President focusing on improving customers' experience, improving our partner relationships, and releasing 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 and appreciates earning repeat / word of mouth referral business.

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Doug Gorski

Doug Gorski is  SPEX•LITE®’s Sales and Operations Lead. 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 to meet customers opportunities. 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 converting an idea into execution 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.

Why's SPEX•LITE® Unique?

Patented Materials

We value bringing you innovative and revolutionary, value-added products. The USPTO agrees.

Generational Company

We are a 3rd Generation company. We have continuity of leadership and you can be assured we will value your business for generations to come.

Made in America

SPEX•LITE® products are proudly Made in America and ship globally. We also stock inventory of popular products to minimize lead times.

Tight Specs

SPEX•LITE® is manufactured to exacting specs. You work hard for your money. We believe you deserve nothing but the best product, so that's how we make SPEX•LITE®.

Easy Ordering

After a generation or two, we've really refined our ordering process to make it streamlined, efficient and transparent for you.

Absorbs Minimal Water

Ordinary lightweight fillers absorb water, making them difficult and expensive to work with. Not  SPEX•LITE®! This improves both performance and decreases costs to you.