Praxair CEO to Address Bernstein Conference

Praxair CEO to Address Bernstein Conference

May 18, 2009

DANBURY, Conn., May 18, 2009 — Stephen F. Angel, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Twenty-Fifth Annual Strategic Decisions Conference in New York, NY on Friday, May 29 at 10:00 a.m. EDT.

Angel will discuss Praxair's growth strategies and business outlook.

An audio webcast and presentation will be available on Praxair's web site at www.praxair.com/investors. A replay will also be available after the presentation.

Praxair is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America, and one of the largest worldwide, with 2008 sales of $10.8 billion. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Praxair products, services and technologies bring productivity and environmental benefits to a diverse group of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, electronics, energy, food and beverage, healthcare, manufacturing, metals and others. More information on Praxair is available on the Internet at www.praxair.com.


Contact
Media Contact:
Susan Szita Gore

Email: susan_szita-gore@praxair.com

Phone: 1-203-837-2311

Investor Relations Contact:
Elizabeth Hirsch

Email: liz_hirsch@praxair.com

Phone: 1-203-837-2354