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Praxair and Linde Proposed Merger, a compelling combination

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A Compelling Combination

A merger of equals between Linde and Praxair will provide a platform that harnesses both companies’ potential and delivers new value to stakeholders. The combined company will create a leader in the industrial gas industry.

The merger:

  • Establishes strong, complementary positions in key geographies to create a more diverse and balanced end market portfolio
  • Leverages unique strengths of each company: Linde’s longstanding leadership in engineering and technology with Praxair’s operational excellence
  • Creates an innovation powerhouse by bringing together both companies' research & development competencies, well positioned to both develop innovative solutions and to deliver them to the market
  • Is expected to create considerable value in annual cost and efficiency synergies, resulting in a robust balance sheet and strong cash flow generation

Learn more about the proposed merger

Contact Investor Relations
Juan Pelaez

Director, Investor Relations

Praxair, Inc.

10 Riverview Dr.

Danbury, CT 06810


Phone: 1-203-837-2213

Carlie Opitz

Investor Relations Assistant

Praxair, Inc.

10 Riverview Dr.

Danbury, CT 06810


Phone: 1-203-837-2210

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