GMA pallets that meet recommendations from the Grocery Manufacturer’s Association.
Plastic GMA pallets -48” x 40″ with at least 2,500 lbs capacity
Wood GMA pallet requirements include:
48” x 40”
2,500 pound minimum load-bearing capacity
4 Way forklift entry with two side notches
5/8″ thick top and bottom deckboards
5 1/2″ x 40″ top end boards, five 3 1/2″ x 40″ center boards
5 1/2″ x 40″ bottom end boards, three 3 1/2″ x 40″ boards between notches
Grade A (#1) Wood GMA Pallet – Recycled pallet with great appearance and no stringer repairs, able to be used for display in stores. Sub grades for Food Grade (Premium A, 1A) and a lower sub grade of pine wood (A, 1B, 1C or Melon grade).
Grade B (#2) Wood GMA Pallet – Recycled pallets that show more wear, stringer repairs, warehousing/shipping with sub grades for the number of repairs (Premium B or #2 High Grade) or (Standard B or #2 Regular Grade).
No protruding nails, grease, chemical or soil contamination.