Praxair to Highlight Technologies Supporting Future Growth

Praxair to Highlight Technologies Supporting Future Growth

September 18, 2009

DANBURY, Conn., September 18, 2009 — Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will host an Investor Day on Wednesday, September 23, 2009, beginning at 9:45 a.m. Eastern Time at the Praxair Technology Center in Tonawanda, New York. Praxair operating managers and R&D personnel will review a number of key growth opportunities based on advances in applications technologies. In addition, presentations will highlight key competencies in plant design and engineering, productivity and distribution which contribute to the company’s industry-leading margins and return-on-capital.

The presentations will be broadcast live via the internet and can be accessed at www.praxair.com/investors. The webcast is anticipated to conclude at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

An audio replay will be available at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on September 24, 2009 at www.praxair.com/investors.

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