Praxair Declares Dividend in Third Quarter 2011

Praxair Declares Dividend in Third Quarter 2011

July 27, 2011

DANBURY, Conn., July 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 September 15, 2011 to shareholders of record on September 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