Praxair Declares Dividend in Second Quarter 2011

Praxair Declares Dividend in Second Quarter 2011

April 27, 2011

DANBURY, Conn., April 27, 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 June 15, 2011 to shareholders of record on June 7, 2011.

Praxair is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America, and one of the largest worldwide, with 2010 sales of $10 billion. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric and process gases, and high-performance surface coatings. More information on Praxair is available on the Internet at www.praxair.com.

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Phone: 1-203-837-2118