Automotive NA 48 x 45 Wood Stringer Pallet Specification Recommendations 

Acknowledgements: This guidance document was produced through a collaborative process by the Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) Sustainable Packaging Work Group’s Wood Pallet Sub-Team. The wood pallet project was chaired by Magna International. SP work group members contributing to the development and review of this guidance document included representatives of D.T. Fowler, Ford, General Motors, Magna International, ORBIS, Stellantis, RecycleMax, and The Royal Group.

Disclaimer: This document is intended solely to provide information for automakers, their suppliers and dealers, and the general public on common 48 x 45 wood stringer pallet specifications relevant to the automotive industry in North America. The information included in this document is based on information available at the time it was created and it may be used at a company’s sole discretion.

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