Sumter EMC Selects McLean Engineering for Pole Attachment Inventory and Attacher Management Program

Sumter Electric Membership Corporation (EMC), based in Americus, Ga., recently selected McLean Engineering Company to provide an inventory of and manage its pole attachments. 
As part of its joint use attachment agreements, Sumter EMC is due to conduct a pole attachment count and joint use inventory on its system. Sumter selected McLean Engineering to provide this count in an effort to improve communications with its attachers and clean up late transfers. McLean is also helping Sumter manage the NJUNS process, including notifications, transfers, and engineering as necessary. 
McLean’s Attacher Management Program (AMP) oversees a utility's contracts and day-to-day implementation of all obligations for pole attachment and joint use agreements, with the potential to improve relationships with its attachers as well as save the utility money lost due to an inefficient attachment process.  Sumter EMC and McLean will collaborate via McLean Engineering’s MapLayers hosted GIS platform.

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About McLean Engineering

Established in 1936, McLean Engineering is approaching 80 years of experience in the power engineering field, serving electric utility systems throughout the United States. McLean Engineering has an unparalleled reputation for providing safe, reliable and durable design solutions by focusing on long-term relationships with their clients.

McLean Engineering provides design, engineering, inspection, and energy solutions, and is a nationally-recognized expert in the area of pole attachments, having presented to national audiences on the topic at numerous industry conferences and webinars and consulted for electric utilities across the US on pole attachment issues. To find out more, please visit our blog at

About Sumter EMC
Sumter EMC is a not-for-profit electric utility in southwest Georgia that provides energy to more than 20,000 customers in all or parts of Marion, Chattahoochee, Schley, Stewart, Webster, Sumter, Quitman, Randolph, Terrell, Lee and Dougherty counties. The Corporation is headquartered in Americus with branch offices in Leesburg and Cusseta. To learn more, visit