Praxair Announces Upcoming Investment Conference Presentations

Praxair Announces Upcoming Investment Conference Presentations

February 11, 2003

DANBURY, Conn., February 11, 2003 -- Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) Praxair senior executives are scheduled to speak at the following investment conferences during 2003.  Their presentations will address Praxair’s financial performance, business strategies, growth opportunities, and business outlook.

 February 12  Morgan Stanley Global Chemicals Conference - New York, NY

Dennis H. Reilley, Chairman, President and CEO

 February 26  UBS Warburg Grass Roots Chemical Conference - New Orleans, LA

Paul Bilek, Executive Vice President

 March 19  Deutsche Bank 2003 Basic Industry Conference - New York, NY

James S. Sawyer, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

 April 2

Deutsche Bank 2003 Basic Industry Conference - New York, NY

James S. Sawyer, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 

 April 3  Lehman Brothers Global Chemical Industry Leaders Conference - Venice, Italy

Steven Angel, Executive Vice President

May 20   Sanford Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference - New York, NY

Dennis H. Reilley, Chairman, President and CEO

 June 3  Sanford Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference - New York, NY

Dennis H. Reilley, Chairman, President and CEO

 December 3

14th Annual Salomon Smith Barney Chemical Conference - New York, NY

Dennis H. Reilley, Chairman, President and CEO 

To view the presentation slides and hear a webcast of the remarks, following the live conference presentation, please go to www.praxair.com/investors.

Praxair is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America, and one of the largest worldwide, with 2002 sales of $5.1 billion. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric and process gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Praxair products, services and technologies bring productivity and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, metals and others. More information on Praxair is available on the Internet at www.praxair.com.

Contact
Media Contact:
Jason Stewart

Email: jason_stewart@praxair.com

Phone: 1-203-837-2448

Investor Relations Contact:
Kelcey Hoyt

Email: kelcey_hoyt@praxair.com

Phone: 1-203-837-2118