Praxair EVP to Present at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference

Praxair EVP to Present at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference

May 18, 2012

DANBURY, Conn., May 18, 2012 — Scott Telesz, executive vice president of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will address the Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference in New York City on Wednesday, May 23 at 11:10 am EDT. Telesz will discuss Praxair’s growth strategies and business outlook.

The presentation will be available on Praxair’s web site at www.praxair.com/investors.

Praxair, Inc. is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide, with 2011 sales of $11 billion. 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 on the Internet at www.praxair.com.

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Media Contact:
Jacqueline Hunt

Email: jacqueline_hunt@praxair.com

Phone: 1-203-837-2663

Investor Relations Contact:
Kelcey Hoyt

Email: kelcey_hoyt@praxair.com

Phone: 1-203-837-2118