Praxair CFO to Present at Barclays Capital Industrial Select Conference

Praxair CFO to Present at Barclays Capital Industrial Select Conference

February 16, 2012

DANBURY, Conn., February 16, 2012 — James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Barclays Capital Industrial Select Conference in Miami, Florida on Wednesday, February 22, at 10:35 a.m. ET.

Sawyer 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, Inc. is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America, and one of the largest worldwide, with 2011 sales of approximately $11 billion. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Praxair products, services and technologies are making the 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 on the Internet at www.praxair.com.

Contact
Media Contact:
Sue Neumann

Email: sue_neumann@praxair.com

Phone: 1-203-837-2448

Investor Relations Contact:
Kelcey Hoyt

Email: kelcey_hoyt@praxair.com

Phone: 1-203-837-2118