Praxair to Present at Oppenheimer 6th Annual Industrials Conference

Praxair to Present at Oppenheimer 6th Annual Industrials Conference

September 20, 2011

DANBURY, Conn., September 20, 2011 — Eduardo Menezes, senior vice president of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) and president, North American Industrial Gases business, will address the Oppenheimer 6th Annual Industrials Conference in New York, NY on Monday, September 26, at 10:05 am ET. Menezes is responsible for the growth, profitability and return on capital of Praxair’s businesses in the U.S. and Canada (including Praxair Distribution Inc.) and Mexico.

Menezes will discuss Praxair’s growth strategies and business outlook.

An audio webcast and presentation will be available on Praxair’s web site at www.praxair.com/investors. A replay will also be available after the presentation.

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, 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 www.praxair.com.

Contact
Media Contact:
Susan Szita Gore

Email: susan_szita-gore@praxair.com

Phone: 1-203-837-2311

Investor Relations Contact:
Kelcey Hoyt

Email: kelcey_hoyt@praxair.com

Phone: 1-203-837-2118