Praxair Technology Installed at Shanghai Urban Water Plants Serving 2010 Expo

Praxair Technology Installed at Shanghai Urban Water Plants Serving 2010 Expo

April 12, 2010

SHANGHAI, China, April 12, 2010 — Praxair China has installed its ozone disinfection technology at two customers: Shanghai South Urban Water Plant and Pudong Linjiang Water Plant. These two plants supply drinking water to the 2010 Shanghai Expo Park. In addition to supplying the application technology, Praxair’s technical professionals provided advice on optimization of gas consumption and related gas equipment.

Praxair China has applied its water treatment technology at other urban water plants such as Yangshupu Water Plant in Shanghai, which has been in operation more than a century, and the Beijing water plants serving the 2008 Olympics.

"We're very encouraged to see our technology working well for the Shanghai water plants," commented David Chow, president of Praxair China. "This has given us a great opportunity to support the Shanghai Expo and demonstrates our ability to successfully replicate our water treatment applications in large cities."

About Praxair China
Praxair (China) Investment Co., Ltd is a leading industrial gas provider in China. It is headquartered in Shanghai, has 18 wholly owned companies, 9 joint ventures and over 1300 employees in the country. More information on Praxair China is available on the Internet at

About Praxair
Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America, and one of the largest worldwide, with 2009 sales of $9 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 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

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