Praxair Posts Monthly Business Trends for February 2007

Praxair Posts Monthly Business Trends for February 2007

March 19, 2007

DANBURY, Conn., March 19, 2007 — Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today is posting a report on February 2007 business trends on its web site, www.praxair.com, in the "Investors" section. The report compares February’s sales with those of the same month in the prior year, briefly highlighting market and other factors impacting the business.

Praxair, Inc. is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America, and one of the largest worldwide, with 2006 sales of $8.3 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

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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