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For Immediate Release: March 27, 2024

ALCIVIA Sells HVAC Business Unit to Action Plumbing, Air Conditioning and Electric (“Action”) and Hurlburt Heating, AC & Plumbing (“Hurlburt”)

COTTAGE GROVE, WI – ALCIVIA announced the sale of their Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) business unit to Action Plumbing, Air Conditioning and Electric (“Action”) and Hurlburt Heating, AC & Plumbing (“Hurlburt”). This sale includes existing operations located in Cottage Grove, WI and Durand, WI.

The sale of the HVAC business unit allows ALCIVIA to continue their focused growth in the core areas of agronomy, animal nutrition, energy, grain, information technology, and input financing.

Partnering with Action and Hurlburt on this sale ensures a smooth transition for ALCIVIA’s HVAC customers who will continue to experience excellent customer service while being offered an expanded line of service and product offerings. All existing service contracts, contracted installs, and warranties will be honored by Action and Hurlburt.

Action: For over three decades, Action has provided exceptional heating, cooling, and plumbing services to the greater Madison area. Action’s commitment to ensuring the comfort and safety of the community remains unwavering, regardless of the weather conditions it faces.

Hurlburt: Since 1959, Hurlburt has been dedicated to providing top quality HVAC and plumbing services to its customers, as well as giving back to its community. Hurlburt serves Western Wisconsin through multiple locations in Menomonie, Eau Claire, and Hudson.

ALCIVIA, Action, and Hurlburt have similar approaches to business and are excellent partners for this business transition. As such, ALCIVIA’s HVAC customers will continue to experience superior value, services, and customer care.

“Action and Hurlburt have extremely strong reputations in the industry for their expertise, quality of service, and customer care. This transition will not only ensure the continuation of the high-quality HVAC services our customers deserve, but it will also provide a more focused and enhanced experience given that residential services are their core business,” said Jim Dell, ALCIVIA CEO and President. “We are continually evaluating our business strategies to ensure that we provide the best services and products that align with our core business competencies that exceed our members’ needs and expectations.”

ALCIVIA is a leading, member-owned agricultural and energy cooperative driven by our passion for excellence and a future without boundaries. Located in Wisconsin and serving farm, business, and retail customers in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, and Iowa, our engaged employees provide innovative, responsible solutions to help drive the immediate and long-term success of our customers, including competitive operating loans and input financing, as well as best-in-class products and services for the agronomy, animal nutrition, energy, and grain needs of our customers.


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