Praxair Declares Dividend in Fourth Quarter 2011

Praxair Declares Dividend in Fourth Quarter 2011

October 26, 2011

DANBURY, Conn., October 26, 2011 — The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 50 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter. The dividend is payable on December 15, 2011 to common shareholders of record on December 7, 2011.

Praxair is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America, and one of the largest worldwide. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric and process gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Praxair products, services and technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency 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 at www.praxair.com.

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