Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on Fourth-Quarter 2009 Earnings

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on Fourth-Quarter 2009 Earnings

January 04, 2010

DANBURY, Conn., January 4, 2010 — Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its fourth-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

Earnings release:

Wednesday, January 27, 2010, before the market opens

Teleconference:

Wednesday, January 27, 2010, 11:00 am ET

Dial-in number:

(617) 786-2905 – Passcode: 83381721

Webcast:

Listen-only mode via Internet broadcast from Praxair's web site

Web replay:

Will be available beginning at 2:00 pm ET on Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Telephone replay:

Will be available for one week, beginning at 1:00 pm ET on Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Replay number is:

(617) 801-6888 – Passcode: 23052655

Presentation materials that will be used during the teleconference will be available on Wednesday, January 27, 2010.

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