Praxair Executives to Speak at Investor Conferences

Praxair Executives to Speak at Investor Conferences

September 15, 2003

DANBURY, CONN., September 15, 2003 — Stephen F. Angel, executive vice president of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), will address the Credit Suisse First Boston Chemical Industry Conference on September 17, 2003, at 10:45 am Eastern Time. The presentation slides and an audio webcast will be available on the Internet at  www.praxair.com/investors on September 17, 2003.

James S. Sawyer, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), will address the Banc of America Securities 33rd Annual Investment Conference on September 17, 2003, at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. The presentation slides and an audio webcast will be available at  www.praxair.com/investors on September 17, 2003.

Both executives will speak about the company’s business strategy and growth prospects.

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