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February 28, 2019

Praxair to Build New World Scale Hydrogen Plant in Louisiana

Praxair, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc, has authorized the construction of a world scale hydrogen plant in Louisiana.

February 18, 2019

Praxair Starts Up New Syngas Plant in Geismar, Louisiana

Praxair, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde, has announced the completion of a major investment project at its Geismar, Louisiana facility.

February 11, 2019

Praxair to Double Capacity at Neosho, Missouri Plant to Support Increasing Demand in the Region

Praxair, Inc., has announced it will expand production capacity at its Neosho, Missouri air separation plant.

January 24, 2019

Praxair Recognized as a Leader in Diversity & Inclusion by Bloomberg and Forbes

Praxair, Inc. has been named to Bloomberg's 2019 Gender-Equality Index and Forbes’ America’s Best Employers for Diversity 2019 list.

December 20, 2018

Praxair Surface Technologies Honored with Pratt & Whitney 2018 Supplier Sustainability Award

Praxair Surface Technologies received Pratt & Whitney’s 2018 Supplier Sustainability Award.

December 18, 2018

Praxair Expands Skills Pipeline™ Workforce Development Program to Texas, Bringing Total Investment to More Than $1.5 Million

Praxair, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc, announced today it will further expand its Skills Pipeline™ workforce development program in collaboration with Brazosport College in Lake Jackson.

November 12, 2018

Praxair Signs Long-Term Agreement to Supply Fulcrum’s Sierra BioFuels Plant in Nevada

Praxair, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc, today announced it has signed a long-term agreement to supply oxygen to Fulcrum BioEnergy in McCarran, Nevada.

November 09, 2018

Praxair Signs New Long-Term Hydrogen Supply Agreement for Phillips 66 Sweeny Refinery

Praxair, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Linde plc, has reached an agreement with Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) to supply high-purity hydrogen to the company’s Sweeny Refinery located in Old Ocean, Texas, starting in early 2021.

November 08, 2018

Praxair to Expand Nitrogen Capacity to Support Increasing Demand of World-Scale Semiconductor Complex in South Korea

Praxair, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc today announced it will increase nitrogen capacity at its facility under construction in Pyeongtaek, South Korea to meet growing demand at Samsung’s semiconductor manufacturing complex.

November 07, 2018

Praxair to Build New Liquid Hydrogen Plant in La Porte, Texas

Praxair, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc, the leading global producer of liquid hydrogen, today announced that it has commenced construction of its fifth liquid hydrogen plant in the U.S., adding geographic and source diversification.

November 06, 2018

Praxair Signs Long-Term Supply Agreement with Samsung in Hwaseong, South Korea

Praxair, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc (NYSE:LIN; FWB:LIN) today announced it has signed a long-term agreement to supply ultra-high purity nitrogen to Samsung’s world-class semiconductor facility in Hwaseong, South Korea.

November 05, 2018

Praxair Increases Capacity to Supply Growing Space Launch Demand

Praxair, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc, has initiated construction on a project to double production capacity at its Mims, Florida air separation plant.

November 02, 2018

Praxair Signs Long-Term Agreement to Supply Huayi’s New Chemical Material Facility in China

Praxair, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc, today announced it will supply oxygen and other industrial gases to Shanghai Huayi, one of the largest chemical companies in China.

October 26, 2018

Praxair Named One of the World's Best Employers by Forbes

Praxair, Inc. has been recognized by Forbes magazine as one of the World’s Best Employers for 2018.

October 22, 2018

Praxair Announces Satisfaction of Final Conditions to Close Business Combination with Linde AG

Praxair, Inc. today announced that the final closing conditions for the merger of equals between Praxair and Linde AG (FWB: LINU and FWB: LIN) were satisfied after the European Commission approved the buyer of Praxair’s divestment business in...

September 17, 2018

Praxair Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for a 16th Consecutive Year and Improves its Ranking

Praxair, Inc. was again recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) as a world leader in sustainable industrial practices.

August 07, 2018

Praxair Named One of America’s Best Employers for Women by Forbes

Praxair, Inc. has been named one of the best U.S. employers for women by Forbes.

July 26, 2018

Praxair Reports Second-Quarter 2018 Results

Praxair, Inc. today reported second-quarter net income of $480 million and diluted earnings per share of $1.65.

July 26, 2018

Praxair Declares Dividend in Third Quarter 2018

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. has declared a quarterly dividend of 82.50 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.

July 23, 2018

Praxair Starts Up New Air Separation Plants in Southern China Petrochemical Park

Praxair, Inc. announced it has started up two new air separation plants to supply China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), a Fortune Global 100 company and one of the largest in China.

July 19, 2018

Praxair Signs Long-Term Agreement to Supply US Methanol in West Virginia

Praxair, Inc. today announced it has signed a long-term agreement to supply oxygen to U.S. Methanol LLC’s new facility in Institute, West Virginia.

July 17, 2018

Praxair Renews Long-Term Hydrogen Supply Agreement with Marathon’s Galveston Bay Refinery

Praxair, Inc. has renewed and expanded a long-term contract to supply hydrogen to Marathon Petroleum Corporation’s Galveston Bay Refinery in Texas City, Texas.

July 06, 2018

Praxair Announces Second Quarter 2018 Earnings and Conference Call Schedule

Praxair, Inc. will release its second quarter 2018 financial results on Thursday, July 26, 2018, before the market opens and will webcast its conference call at 11:00 a.m.

July 05, 2018

Praxair, Inc. Signs Agreement to Sell European Assets to Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation

Praxair, Inc., in accordance with its proposed business combination with Linde AG (LIN.DE), has signed an agreement to sell the majority of its businesses in Europe to Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation.

June 20, 2018

Praxair Recognized by Worthington Industries as Supplier of the Year

Praxair, Inc. announced today that it has been recognized by Worthington Industries, Inc., a leading global diversified metals manufacturing company, as its 2017 Supplier of the Year.

May 29, 2018

Praxair Recognized for Diversity & Inclusion Performance by DiversityInc for Third Consecutive Year

Praxair, Inc., a leading global industrial gas company, has been named to the DiversityInc 2018 list of Noteworthy Companies for Diversity for the third consecutive year.

May 23, 2018

Praxair Announces TruFormTM AMbition Grant Recipients

Praxair, Inc. announced its surface technologies business would offer a limited number of in-kind grants to select North American universities involved in metal additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing.

May 15, 2018

Praxair Named One of America’s Best Employers by Forbes for the Fourth Straight Year

Praxair, Inc. has been named one of the 500 best U.S. companies to work for by Forbes in 2018.

May 09, 2018

Praxair Named Top 20 of Corporate Responsibility Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens ListTM for 2018

Praxair, Inc., a recognized global leader in sustainable development, placed 17th on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for 2018.

April 26, 2018

Praxair Reports First-Quarter 2018 Results

Praxair, Inc. today reported first-quarter net income of $462 million and diluted earnings per share of $1.59.

April 26, 2018

Praxair Declares Dividend in Second Quarter 2018

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. has declared a quarterly dividend of 82.50 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.

April 24, 2018

Praxair Signs Long-Term Agreement with Samsung to Supply World-Scale Semiconductor Complex in South Korea

Praxair, Inc. announced it has signed a long-term agreement to supply ultra-high purity industrial gases, including nitrogen, oxygen and argon, as well as hydrogen, to Samsung’s semiconductor manufacturing facility in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi...

April 20, 2018

Praxair Signs Long-Term Agreement to Supply Samsung Electro-Mechanics in Busan, South Korea

Praxair, Inc. today announced it has signed a long-term agreement to supply industrial gases to Samsung Electro-Mechanics (SEM), one of the world’s largest MLCC (Multi-Layer Ceramic Capacitors) manufacturers.

April 17, 2018

Praxair Begins Supplying Hydrogen to Marathon Petroleum’s Louisiana Refinery

Praxair, Inc. announced today that it has begun supplying hydrogen to Marathon Petroleum Corporation’s refinery in Garyville, Louisiana.

April 12, 2018

Praxair Starts Up Gas Supply to New World-Scale Yara Freeport LLC Ammonia Plant

Praxair, Inc. has started to supply hydrogen and nitrogen to Yara Freeport LLC, a world-scale ammonia plant in Freeport, Texas.

April 03, 2018

Praxair Receives 2018 Silver Class Distinction from RobecoSAM

Praxair, Inc., a recognized global leader in sustainable development, was awarded a Silver Class distinction in RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook 2018

April 02, 2018

Praxair Announces First Quarter 2018 Earnings and Conference Call Schedule

Praxair, Inc. will release its first quarter 2018 financial results on Thursday, April 26, 2018, before the market opens and will webcast its conference call at 11:00 a.m. ET that morning.

February 15, 2018

Praxair Again Named a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere Institute

Praxair, Inc., a leading industrial gas company, was named a 2018 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute for the second straight year.

February 14, 2018

Praxair Included in Inaugural 2018 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Praxair, Inc., a leading industrial gas company, has joined the recently launched 2018 sector-neutral Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), recognizing the company’s transparency and strong diversity and inclusion practices.

January 31, 2018

Praxair Named to 2017 Newsweek Green Rankings

Praxair, Inc., a leading industrial gas company and recognized global leader in sustainable development, has again earned a place in the Newsweek Green Rankings.

January 29, 2018

Praxair Postpones 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders Given Pending Business Combination of Praxair and Linde AG

Praxair Postpones 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders Given Pending Business Combination of Praxair and Linde AG

January 25, 2018

Praxair Reports Full-Year and Fourth-Quarter 2017 Results

Praxair, Inc. today reported fourth-quarter net income of $33 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.11.

January 25, 2018

Praxair Achieves Dividend Aristocrat Status; Declares 25th Consecutive Annual Dividend Increase in First Quarter 2018

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. has declared a 5% increase in the company’s quarterly dividend to 82.50 cents per share, payable on March 15, 2018, to common shareholders of record as of March 7, 2018.

January 22, 2018

Praxair Signs Long-Term Contract to Supply EverDisplay Optronics in Shanghai, China

Praxair, Inc. today announced it has signed another long-term contract with an electronics manufacturer in Shanghai, China.

January 16, 2018

Praxair Expands Hydrogen Supply to Motiva Port Arthur, Texas Refinery

Praxair, Inc. has expanded its long-term hydrogen supply agreement with Motiva Enterprises LLC.

January 09, 2018

Praxair Announces Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings and Conference Call Schedule

Praxair, Inc. will release its fourth quarter 2017 financial results on Thursday, January 25, 2018, before the market opens and will webcast its conference call at 11:00 a.m. ET that morning.

December 18, 2017

Praxair Recognized for Exceptional Performance by The Wall Street Journal and Forbes

Praxair, Inc. announced it was recently named to The Wall Street Journal’s Management Top 250 as well as the Forbes JUST 100, recognizing the company for its exceptional performance.

December 15, 2017

Praxair Announces Price Increases Effective January 1, 2018

Praxair, Inc. is notifying customers in the United States, Mexico, and Canada of price increases effective January 1, 2018, or as contracts permit.

December 01, 2017

Praxair and GE Aviation Open New Advanced Jet Engine Coatings Facility in Ellisville, Mississippi

Praxair, Inc. and GE Aviation today opened a new facility for their PG Technologies business, which specializes in advanced coatings that enable jet engines to withstand higher temperatures and stresses.

November 15, 2017

Praxair Announces Helium Price Increases

Praxair, Inc. is notifying bulk liquid helium customers worldwide of increases in helium prices of up to 10%, depending upon the region, effective January 1, 2018, or as contracts permit.

November 09, 2017

Praxair Earns Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index for Second Consecutive Year

Praxair, Inc. has been named to the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) with a perfect score of 100 percent for the second consecutive year.

November 02, 2017

Praxair Announces TruFormTM AMbition Grant Supporting Additive Manufacturing for Universities in North America

Praxair, Inc. announced that it will be offering a limited number of in-kind grants to select North American universities through its surface technologies business.

October 31, 2017

Praxair Starts Up VPSA Plants in South Korean Petrochemical Complex

Praxair, Inc. today announced it has started up three new vacuum pressure swing adsorption (VPSA) plants at the Daesan petrochemical complex located on the west coast of the Korean peninsula.

October 26, 2017

Praxair Reports Third-Quarter 2017 Results

Praxair, Inc. reported third-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $419 million and $1.45, respectively.

October 26, 2017

Praxair Declares Dividend in Fourth Quarter 2017

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. has declared a quarterly dividend of 78.75 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.

October 25, 2017

Praxair Signs New Long-Term Contract with BASF in the U.S. Gulf Coast

Praxair, Inc., and BASF signed a long-term agreement for Praxair to operate a new syngas processing plant at BASF’s facility in Geismar, Louisiana.

October 24, 2017

Praxair Signs Long-Term Agreement to Supply Samsung Display Complex in Tangjeong, South Korea

Praxair, Inc. today announced it has signed a long-term agreement to supply nitrogen to Samsung’s display manufacturing complex in Tangjeong, South Korea.

October 17, 2017

Praxair Signs Long-Term Agreement to Supply Nitrogen to GLOBALFOUNDRIES

Praxair, Inc., a leading global industrial gas company, has signed a long-term agreement to supply gaseous nitrogen to GLOBALFOUNDRIES in Malta, New York.

October 13, 2017

Praxair Signs Long-Term Contract to Supply Huali Microelectronics at Kangqiao Industrial Park in Shanghai, China

Praxair, Inc. today announced it has signed a long-term contract to supply nitrogen, high purity oxygen, helium and other gases to Shanghai Huali Microelectronics Corporation (HLMC), a subsidiary of Huahong Group, based in Shanghai.

October 04, 2017

Praxair Announces Third Quarter 2017 Earnings and Conference Call Schedule

Praxair, Inc. will release its third quarter 2017 financial results on Thursday, October 26, 2017, before the market opens and will webcast its conference call at 11:00 a.m. EDT that morning.

September 27, 2017

Praxair Shareholders Vote in Favor of Merger with Linde AG

Praxair, Inc. announced today that shareholders approved the business combination with Linde AG (Xetra: LIN) at Praxair’s special meeting of shareholders.

September 25, 2017

Praxair CFO to Present at Bernstein Pan European Strategic Decisions Conference

Matthew J. White, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. will present at the Bernstein Pan European Strategic Decisions Conference in London, UK on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. BST; 4:00 a.m. EDT.

September 18, 2017

Praxair Recognized as Leader in Sustainable Development, Named to 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Praxair was named to DJSI’s World and North American Indices and is the only U.S.-based firm in the chemical sector to be selected for those indices for 15 consecutive years.

September 06, 2017

Praxair Named to FTSE4Good Index Series

The indexes identify companies that better manage ESG risks and are used as a basis for tracker funds, structured products and as a performance benchmark.

August 14, 2017

Praxair Announces Linde plc Form S-4 Registration Statement Declared Effective by SEC

Praxair, Inc. today announced that the registration statement on Form S-4 filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission by Linde plc on June 5, 2017, as amended, was declared effective on August 14, 2017.

August 03, 2017

Praxair Expands Skills Pipeline Workforce Development Program; Launches New Advanced Manufacturing Training with Ivy Tech Community College

The new program will offer instruction, career support and professional development opportunities to students training to become advanced manufacturing technologists.

August 02, 2017

Correcting and Replacing Praxair Declares Dividend in Third Quarter 2017

Correction to the ex-dividend date in the third sentence of the press release dated July 27, 2017.

July 31, 2017

Praxair CFO to Present at Jefferies Industrials Conference

Matthew J. White, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. will present at the Jefferies Industrials conference in New York, NY on August 9, 2017.

July 27, 2017

Praxair Reports Second-Quarter 2017 Results

Praxair, Inc. reported second-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $406 million and $1.41, respectively.

July 27, 2017

Praxair Declares Dividend in Third Quarter 2017

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 78.75 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.

July 20, 2017

Praxair Starts Up New Air Separation Plant in East China Petrochemical Park

Praxair, Inc. announced it has started up its new air separation plant for Nanjing Jinling Huntsman New Materials Co., Ltd., a joint venture between SINOPEC Jinling and Huntsman.

July 17, 2017

Praxair Named to STOXX Global ESG Leaders Indices for Seventh Consecutive Year

Praxair, Inc. has again been recognized as a leader in environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices by STOXX Ltd., a global index provider.

July 12, 2017

Praxair Starts Up New Air Separation Plant at Samsung Display Complex in Tangjeong, South Korea

Praxair, Inc. today announced the start-up of a new air separation plant to supply 700 tons per day of nitrogen to Samsung’s display manufacturing complex in Tangjeong, South Korea.

July 10, 2017

Praxair Mexico and Praxair Costa Rica Again Named Leading Socially Responsible Businesses by CEMEFI and AliaRSE

Praxair, Inc. a leading global industrial gas company, announced today that its subsidiaries, Praxair Mexico and Praxair Costa Rica, were again recognized for their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) leadership.

July 06, 2017

Praxair Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings and Conference Call Schedule

Praxair, Inc. will release its second quarter 2017 financial results on Thursday, July 27, 2017, before the market opens and will webcast its conference call at 11:00 a.m. EDT that morning.

June 01, 2017

Linde and Praxair Sign Business Combination Agreement to Become a Leading Industrial Gas Company

Linde AG and Praxair, Inc. today announced that the companies have entered into a definitive business combination agreement (BCA) to come together under a new holding company through an all-stock merger of equals transaction.

May 24, 2017

Praxair, Inc. Confirms Agreement in Principle Regarding a Business Combination Agreement with Linde AG Subject to Board Approvals of Both Parties

Praxair, Inc. confirmed that it has reached agreement in principle on the terms and conditions of a Business Combination Agreement (“BCA”) with Linde AG pursuant to which the companies would combine their businesses in a merger of equals under a...

May 15, 2017

Praxair Launches XactCO2, an Innovative Beverage Carbonation Solution for Restaurants and Bars

Praxair subsidiary, NuCO2, the largest provider of fountain beverage carbonation in the U.S., has launched the XactCO2 HP patent-pending fill system, a permanent, scalable carbon dioxide cylinder supply system for restaurants and bars.

May 09, 2017

Praxair Again Named to Forbes 2017 America’s Best Employers List

Praxair, Inc. announced today that it was named by Forbes as one of the 500 best companies to work for in the United States.

May 08, 2017

Praxair Again Recognized for Diversity & Inclusion Performance by DiversityInc

Praxair, Inc., a leading global industrial gas company, has been named to the DiversityInc 2017 list of Noteworthy Companies for Diversity for the second consecutive year.

April 27, 2017

Praxair Reports First-Quarter 2017 Results

Praxair, Inc. reported first-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $389 million and $1.35, respectively.

April 27, 2017

Praxair Declares Dividend in Second Quarter 2017

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. has declared a quarterly dividend of 78.75 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.

April 20, 2017

Praxair Named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens ListTM for Fifth Consecutive Year

Praxair, Inc. a recognized global leader in sustainable development, has been named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s (CR Magazine) 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for 2017.

April 17, 2017

Praxair Commissions Air Separation Plant on Burns Harbor, Indiana, Pipeline System

Praxair, Inc. announced that it has started up a world-scale air separation unit (ASU) at its Burns Harbor, Indiana, site.

April 03, 2017

Praxair Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings and Conference Call Schedule

Praxair, Inc. will release its first quarter 2017 financial results on Thursday, April 27, 2017, before the market opens and will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. ET that morning.

March 28, 2017

Praxair Surface Technologies Signs Long-Term Contract to Supply Rolls-Royce

Praxair, Inc. announced that its Praxair Surface Technologies (PST) subsidiary was awarded a long-term contract by leading aero engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce.

March 13, 2017

Praxair Named a 2017 World's Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute

Praxair, Inc. was named a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.

March 02, 2017

Praxair and Libbey Receive 2.3 Million Euro Grant for Emissions Reduction Project in Europe

Praxair, Inc. and its customer, Libbey Inc., together have been awarded a 2.3 million euro LIFE grant (LIFE15 CCM/NL/000121 – LIFE OPTIMELT) from the European Commission.

February 28, 2017

Praxair Achieves RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook Distinction for 14th Consecutive Year

Praxair, Inc. a Fortune 300 company and recognized global leader in sustainable development, was awarded a Bronze Class distinction in the RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook 2017 for the 14th consecutive year.

February 21, 2017

Praxair Signs Long-Term Agreement with Celanese to Supply Carbon Monoxide, Oxygen and Nitrogen in the U.S. Gulf Coast

Praxair, Inc., a leading global industrial gas company, has signed a 15-year agreement with Celanese Corporation to supply it with carbon monoxide, as well as oxygen and nitrogen, on the U.S. Gulf Coast.

February 01, 2017

Praxair Starts Up Hydrogen Facility for The Dow Chemical Company in U.S. Gulf Coast; Signs Long-Term Nitrogen Supply Agreement

Praxair, Inc. announced it has started up a hydrogen facility that will recover by-product streams from The Dow Chemical Company’s Freeport, Texas operations.

January 26, 2017

Praxair Reports Full-Year and Fourth-Quarter 2016 Results

Praxair, Inc. reported fourth-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $406 million and $1.41, respectively.

January 26, 2017

Praxair Declares 24th Consecutive Annual Dividend Increase in First Quarter 2017

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. has declared a 5% increase in the company’s quarterly dividend to 78.75 cents per share, payable on March 15, 2017, to common shareholders of record as of March 7, 2017.

January 23, 2017

Praxair Signs Long-Term U.S. Gulf Coast Hydrogen Supply Agreement with Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Praxair, Inc. has signed a long-term contract to supply hydrogen to Marathon Petroleum Corporation’s refinery in Garyville, Louisiana.

January 09, 2017

Praxair Starts Up Fourth Air Separation Plant at Samsung Electronics in Hwasung, South Korea

Praxair Inc. announced the start-up of its fourth air separation plant, a 1,400 ton per day unit, and upgrade of the pipeline system serving the Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (Samsung) Hwasung site in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.

January 06, 2017

Praxair Announces Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings and Conference Call Schedule

Praxair, Inc. will release its fourth quarter 2016 financial results on Thursday, January 26, 2017, before the market opens and will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. ET that morning.

January 04, 2017

Praxair Named to 2017 Corporate Equality Index with Perfect Score

Praxair, Inc. has been named to the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) with a perfect score of 100 percent.

December 20, 2016

Linde and Praxair Announce Intention to Merge

At Praxair, we are working together toward a single goal: making our planet more productive. Learn more about Praxair's industrial gases, supply, equipment & services.

December 19, 2016

Praxair Expands Carbon Dioxide and Dry Ice Supply in the Northeastern U.S.

Praxair, Inc. announced that it has started up its carbon dioxide purification and liquefaction plant at Delaware City Refining Company’s facility in Delaware City, Delaware.

December 15, 2016

Praxair Announces Price Increases Effective January 1, 2017

Praxair, Inc. is notifying bulk gas and medical gas customers in North America of price increases effective January 1, 2017, or as contracts permit.

December 05, 2016

Praxair Recognized for Ninth Consecutive Year as Leader among Global Companies for Management of Carbon Footprint

Praxair, Inc., has been named to the new Climate A List by CDP, recognizing actions Praxair has taken to manage its own carbon footprint and that of its customers.

November 29, 2016

Praxair, Inc. Confirms Company Has Approached Linde AG about Resuming Discussions Regarding a Potential Merger

At Praxair, we are working together toward a single goal: making our planet more productive. Learn more about Praxair's industrial gases, supply, equipment & services.

November 21, 2016

Praxair CFO to Present at Citi Basic Materials Conference

At Praxair, we are working together toward a single goal: making our planet more productive. Learn more about Praxair's industrial gases, supply, equipment & services.

October 27, 2016

Praxair Reports Third-Quarter 2016 Results

Praxair, Inc. reported third-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $339 million and $1.18, respectively.

October 27, 2016

Praxair Declares Dividend in Fourth Quarter 2016

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. has declared a quarterly dividend of 75.0 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.

October 26, 2016

Praxair Expands On-site Business for Wastewater Customers in China

Praxair, Inc. continued to execute its strategy of providing environmental solutions for growing water treatment applications in China.

October 26, 2016

Praxair Signs Long-Term Contract with MEGlobal, Expands Carbon Dioxide Capabilities in the U.S. Gulf Coast

Praxair, Inc., a leading global industrial gas company, today announced it signed a long-term contract with MEGlobal to supply oxygen and nitrogen to its new ethylene glycol (EG) plant being built in Freeport, Texas.

October 17, 2016

Praxair Surface Technologies and GE Aviation Launch Joint Venture Company PG Technologies

Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., and GE Aviation today announced the formal creation of PG Technologies, LLC, a joint venture.

October 11, 2016

Praxair Starts Up New Plant and Extends Pipeline System in Port of Antwerp

The new 1,300-ton-per-day plant increases Praxair’s oxygen and nitrogen capacity in the Port and will support customers with long-term contracts.

October 06, 2016

Praxair Signs Long-Term Oxygen Supply Agreement with Brazilian Pulp Producer Fibria

Praxair, Inc., through its Brazilian subsidiary White Martins, has signed a long-term agreement expanding its supply of oxygen to Fibria Celulose S/A in Três Lagoas, Brazil.

October 04, 2016

Praxair Starts Up New Hydrogen Plant in Peru

Praxair, Inc., a leading global industrial gas company, announced today that it has started up a hydrogen plant for Repsol, one of the world’s largest producers of hydrocarbon fuels and petrochemicals.

October 03, 2016

Praxair Announces Third Quarter 2016 Earnings and Conference Call Schedule

Praxair, Inc. will release its third quarter 2016 financial results on Thursday, October 27, 2016, before the market opens and will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. ET that morning.

September 27, 2016

Praxair Scores First among U.S. Chemical Firms Selected for Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Praxair, Inc. was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North American Indices (DJSI) for the 14th consecutive year.

September 26, 2016

Praxair Signs Long-Term Supply Contract in South Korea

At Praxair, we are working together toward a single goal: making our planet more productive. Learn more about Praxair's industrial gases, supply, equipment & services.

September 21, 2016

Praxair Expands Carbon Dioxide Capacity in Western U.S.

At Praxair, we are working together toward a single goal: making our planet more productive. Learn more about Praxair's industrial gases, supply, equipment & services.

September 12, 2016

Praxair, Inc. and Linde AG Terminate Preliminary Talks about a Potential Merger

At Praxair, we are working together toward a single goal: making our planet more productive. Learn more about Praxair's industrial gases, supply, equipment & services.

August 16, 2016

Praxair, Inc. Confirms Preliminary Talks about a Potential Merger with Linde AG

At Praxair, we are working together toward a single goal: making our planet more productive. Learn more about Praxair's industrial gases, supply, equipment & services.

July 29, 2016

Praxair Names Hoyt VP and Controller; Pelaez Appointed Director, Investor Relations; Hirsch Retires

At Praxair, we are working together toward a single goal: making our planet more productive. Learn more about Praxair's industrial gases, supply, equipment & services.

July 28, 2016

Praxair Reports Second-Quarter 2016 Results

At Praxair, we are working together toward a single goal: making our planet more productive. Learn more about Praxair's industrial gases, supply, equipment & services.

July 28, 2016

Praxair Declares Dividend in Third Quarter 2016

At Praxair, we are working together toward a single goal: making our planet more productive. Learn more about Praxair's industrial gases, supply, equipment & services.

July 12, 2016

Praxair Expands Helium Supply in Central Europe

At Praxair, we are working together toward a single goal: making our planet more productive. Learn more about Praxair's industrial gases, supply, equipment & services.

July 06, 2016

Praxair Announces Second Quarter 2016 Earnings and Conference Call Schedule

At Praxair, we are working together toward a single goal: making our planet more productive. Learn more about Praxair's industrial gases, supply, equipment & services.

July 01, 2016

Praxair Announces Price Increases Effective July 15, 2016

At Praxair, we are working together toward a single goal: making our planet more productive. Learn more about Praxair's industrial gases, supply, equipment & services.

June 27, 2016

Newsweek Names Praxair a Top Green Company

At Praxair, we are working together toward a single goal: making our planet more productive. Learn more about Praxair's industrial gases, supply, equipment & services.

June 23, 2016

Praxair Releases 2020 Sustainable Development Targets

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June 02, 2016

Praxair Completes Acquisition of Yara's European Carbon Dioxide Business

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May 31, 2016

Praxair Kicks-Off Second Year of Skills Pipeline Workforce Development Program in Louisiana; Providing More Than $200,000 in Scholarships

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May 26, 2016

Praxair CEO to Present at Bernstein Annual Strategic Decisions Conference

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May 12, 2016

Praxair CFO to Present at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference

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May 10, 2016

Praxair Named a Top 25 Noteworthy Company by DiversityInc

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May 03, 2016

Praxair Again Named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List™ for 2016

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April 29, 2016

Praxair Reports First-Quarter 2016 Results

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April 29, 2016

Praxair Declares Dividend in Second Quarter 2016

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April 27, 2016

Praxair Invests in the Expansion of its Geismar, Louisiana Facility

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April 21, 2016

Praxair Builds Density Through Acquisition Of Industrial And Medical Gas Businesses

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April 19, 2016

Praxair Signs Long-Term Agreement to Source Carbon Dioxide in the U.S.

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April 14, 2016

Praxair Canada Receives Approval for Sale of NoxiventTM Nitric Oxide

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April 12, 2016

Praxair Signs Contracts to Install OPTIMELTTM and Oxygen Supply Systems with Leading Glassmaker

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April 07, 2016

Praxair Announces First Quarter 2016 Earnings and Conference Call Schedule

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March 02, 2016

Praxair Acquires NOxBOX Ltd, a Leading Developer of Inhaled Nitric Oxide Delivery and Monitoring Systems

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March 01, 2016

Praxair CFO to Speak at Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference

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February 11, 2016

Praxair CEO to Present at Barclays Industrial Select Conference

Stephen F. Angel, chairman and chief executive officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Barclays Industrial Select Conference in Miami, FL on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 10:45 am ET.

February 04, 2016

Praxair Prices €550 Million Notes Offering and $275 Million Notes Offering

Praxair, Inc. has priced an offering of €550 million 1.20% notes due 2024 and an offering of $275 million 3.20% notes due 2026.

January 29, 2016

Praxair Reports Full-Year and Fourth-Quarter 2015 Results

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported fourth-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $422 million and $1.47, respectively.

January 29, 2016

Praxair Declares 23rd Consecutive Annual Dividend Increase in First Quarter 2016

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a 5% increase in the company’s quarterly dividend to 75.0 cents per share, payable on March 15, 2016, to common shareholders of record as of March 7, 2016.

January 26, 2016

Praxair Signs Long-Term Contract with Total and Further Expands Pipeline Network in the Port of Antwerp

Praxair, Inc. today announced it has signed a 15-year contract to supply oxygen and nitrogen to Total in the Port of Antwerp.

January 19, 2016

Praxair Surface Technologies and GE Aviation to Form Joint Venture

Praxair, Inc. today announced that GE Aviation and Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., have entered into a definitive agreement to form a joint venture for the development, support and application of...

January 13, 2016

Praxair Expands Presence In South Carolina

Praxair, Inc. announced it has signed a long-term contract to provide nitrogen to Toray Carbon Fibers America, Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of Toray Industries, Inc.

January 11, 2016

Praxair Announces Fourth Quarter 2015 Earnings and Conference Call Schedule

Praxair, Inc. will release its fourth quarter 2015 financial results on January 29, 2016, before the market opens and will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m.

January 04, 2016

Praxair Combines Joint Venture Operations in Southeastern US

Praxair Distribution, Inc. (PDI), a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., announced its two joint venture companies operating in the southeastern U.S. have merged.

December 16, 2015

Praxair Announces Price Increases Effective January 1, 2016

Praxair, Inc. and certain affiliates are notifying bulk gas and medical gas customers in the United States and Puerto Rico of price increases.

November 25, 2015

Praxair CFO to Present at Citi Basic Materials Conference

Matthew J. White, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc., will address the Citi Basic Materials Conference in New York, NY on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at 1:15 p.m. ET.

November 16, 2015

CDP Names Praxair a Leader in Climate Change Disclosure for Eighth Straight Year Receiving a Perfect Score of 100

Praxair, Inc. today announced that the company has been named to the 2015 CDP S&P 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) with a perfect score of 100.

November 04, 2015

Praxair to Unveil New Robotic Cutting System at FABTECH 2015

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October 29, 2015

Praxair Reports Third-Quarter 2015 Results

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October 29, 2015

Praxair Declares Dividend in Fourth Quarter 2015

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October 26, 2015

AGCO Corporation CEO Martin H. Richenhagen Joins Praxair's Board of Directors

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October 22, 2015

Praxair Skills Pipeline Students Graduate From Louisiana Colleges; Company Commits to Continuing Program in State and Beyond

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October 21, 2015

Praxair Offers Enhanced Meat Mixing with Cryogenic Nitrogen Injection Systems

Praxair, Inc. has expanded its offerings to meat and poultry processors with the introduction and recent commercial installation of a cryogenic liquid nitrogen injection system for cooling of meat mixing processes.

October 19, 2015

Praxair Expands Production Capacity in Utah to Meet Regional Demand

Praxair, Inc. announced that it will upgrade its air separation liquefaction capabilities in the Salt Lake City, Utah area to meet demand in the region.

October 15, 2015

Praxair Announces CO2 Price Increases Effective November 1, 2015

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October 06, 2015

Praxair Announces Third Quarter 2015 Earnings and Conference Call Schedule

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October 05, 2015

Praxair Starts up New Air Separation Plant in East China Chemical Park

Praxair, Inc. announced the start-up of its new air separation plant at the Liaoning Oxiranchem, Inc. (Oxiran) facility in Yangzhou Chemical Industrial Park, Jiangsu Province, China.

September 29, 2015

Praxair Further Enhances its Helium Sourcing in the United States

DANBURY, Conn., September 29, 2015 – Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), a global leader in the production and supply of helium and other industrial gases, announced today that it has signed a long-term agreement with Castleton Commodities International...

September 25, 2015

Praxair Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for 13th Consecutive Year

Praxair, Inc. was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North American Indices for the 13th consecutive year.

September 24, 2015

Praxair Expands Business in Peru with Tecnogas

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September 21, 2015

Praxair Prices $750 Million Notes

Praxair, Inc. has priced $300 million of 2.25% notes due September 24, 2020 and $450 million of 3.20% notes due January 30, 2026.

September 15, 2015

Praxair Signs Agreement to Acquire Yara European Carbon Dioxide Business

Praxair, Inc., a leading global supplier of carbon dioxide and other industrial gases, has signed an agreement to acquire Yara International ASA’s European CO2 business.

September 11, 2015

Praxair CFO to Present at Credit Suisse Basic Materials Conference

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September 08, 2015

Praxair Signs Long Term Helium Purchase Agreement

Praxair, Inc. announced today that it has taken another step in enhancing its helium supply portfolio by signing a long-term agreement for the purchase of helium from Nacogdoches Oil & Gas (NOG).

August 17, 2015

Praxair Technology Featured at INTERBEV Removes Dissolved Oxygen in Process Water

Praxair, Inc. announced today that its in-line sanitary system that removes dissolved oxygen in process water will be featured at this year’s INTERBEV show that is co-located with Process Expo in Chicago, Sept 15-18, 2015.

July 29, 2015

Praxair Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results

Praxair, Inc. reported second-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $308 million and $1.06, respectively.

July 29, 2015

Praxair Declares Dividend in Third Quarter 2015; Authorizes New Share Repurchase Program

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 71.5 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.

July 22, 2015

Praxair's OPTIMELT TM Thermochemical Regenerator System Reduces Fuel Consumption in Glass Furnaces up to 30 Percent

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced the introduction of its patented OPTIMELTTM thermochemical regenerator system.

July 15, 2015

Praxair and Delaware City Refining Sign Long-Term Supply Agreement for Refinery's Carbon Dioxide

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has signed a long-term agreement with Delaware City Refining Company in which Praxair will purchase crude carbon dioxide from the refinery.

July 09, 2015

Praxair Acquires Packaged Gas Distributors in California and Texas

Praxair, Inc. announced today that it has acquired two independent distributors of industrial and specialty packaged gases and related supplies – Cryospec, Inc. in San Francisco, California, and Garland Welding Supplies, Inc. in Garland, Texas

June 25, 2015

Praxair Announces Second Quarter 2015 Earnings and Conference Call Schedule

Praxair, Inc. will release its second quarter 2015 financial results on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, before the market opens and will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. ET that morning.

June 09, 2015

Praxair Expands Michigan Pipeline System

Praxair, Inc. announced it will build a new air separation unit (ASU) supporting its Detroit, Michigan, area pipeline system to meet the growing demand for industrial gases from customers in the region.

June 04, 2015

Praxair Grows On-Site Business in Western India

Praxair, Inc. today announced it has signed a long-term supply contract with United Phosphorus Limited (UPL) in Jhagadia, India, for the supply of gaseous nitrogen to the company’s manufacturing unit in central Gujarat.

May 22, 2015

Praxair CEO to Present at Bernstein Annual Strategic Decisions Conference

Stephen F. Angel, chairman and chief executive officer of Praxair, Inc., will address the Bernstein Annual Strategic Decisions Conference in New York on May 28, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. ET.

May 15, 2015

Praxair Announces Price Increases Effective June 1, 2015

Praxair, Inc. is notifying packaged industrial, specialty, medical gas and bulk gas customers in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico of price increases effective June 1, 2015.

May 14, 2015

Praxair Signs Long-Term Supply Agreement in India

Praxair, Inc. today announced it has signed a long-term contract with Gerdau in India for the supply of gaseous oxygen to the company’s blast furnace.

May 12, 2015

Praxair Signs Long-Term Supply Contract with Water Recycling Plant

Praxair, Inc., through its subsidiary Beijing Praxair Inc., has signed a long-term gas supply contract with Gao Bei Dian Water Recycling Plant of Beijing Drainage Group Co., Ltd.

May 07, 2015

Praxair Mexico and Praxair Costa Rica Named Leading Socially Responsible Businesses by CEMEFI and AliaRSE

Praxair Mexico and Praxair Costa Rica, subsidiaries of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), were each recognized as a socially responsible business.

May 05, 2015

Praxair Named a Top 20 Company in CR Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens ListTM for 2015

Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 250 company and a recognized global leader in sustainable development, has again been named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List.

May 01, 2015

Praxair CFO to Present at Baird Growth Stock Conference

Matthew J. White, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc., will address the Baird Growth Stock Conference in Chicago on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at 11:55 a.m. EDT.

April 29, 2015

Praxair Reports First-Quarter 2015 Results

Praxair, Inc. reported first-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $416 million and $1.43, respectively.

April 29, 2015

Praxair Declares Dividend in Second Quarter 2015

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. has declared a quarterly dividend of 71.5 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.

April 27, 2015

Praxair Expands On-Site Supply in Southern China Petrochemical Park

Praxair, Inc. announced it has signed a long-term contract to provide industrial gases to the China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC), a Fortune Global 100 company and one of the largest in China.

April 15, 2015

Praxair Named to Forbes' America's Best Employers List for 2015

Praxair, Inc. was recently named in the top quartile of Forbes’ list of the best 500 companies to work for in the United States.

April 14, 2015

Praxair Announces First Quarter 2015 Earnings and Conference Call Schedule

Praxair, Inc. will release its first quarter 2015 financial results on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, before the market opens and will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. ET that morning.

April 10, 2015

Praxair Starts Up Supply to One of Brazil's Largest Housewares Manufacturers

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced that it has started up multiple plants serving the oxygen needs of Nadir Figueiredo S/A, one of Brazil‘s leading housewares manufacturers.

April 08, 2015

Praxair Surface Technologies Receives Nadcap Accreditation for Coatings in China

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), today announced that its Praxair Surface Technologies coating service center in Changzhou, China, recently received Nadcap accreditation for coatings.

March 31, 2015

Praxair Extends Oxygen Pipeline to Leading South Korean Glass Maker

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) announced it has completed an extension of its pipeline to supply oxygen to Kumbi Corporation, one of the largest glass bottle manufacturers in South Korea.

March 24, 2015

Praxair Start-Up Supplies World's Largest Glass Container Manufacturer

Praxair, Inc. announced that it has started up a 180-tons-per-day, non-cryogenic plant for Owens-Illinois, the world's largest glass container manufacturer and preferred partner for many of the world's leading food and beverage brands.

March 17, 2015

Praxair Recognized for Excellence in Sustainability for Eleven Consecutive Years

Praxair, Inc. was awarded a Bronze Class distinction in the RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook 2015.

March 11, 2015

Praxair Tunnel Freezer Featured on the Seafood Show Floor

Praxair, Inc. today announced that its newest tunnel freezing system, the Praxair® ColdFront™ cryo-saver tunnel freezer, will be shown to visitors during Seafood Processing North America.

February 26, 2015

Praxair CFO to Present at Raymond James Conference

Matthew J. White, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. will address the Raymond James 36th Annual Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at 10:25 a.m. EST

February 19, 2015

Praxair Gulf Coast Expansion to Serve Freeport, Texas, and Supply New World-Scale Ammonia Project

Praxair, Inc. has signed a 20-year agreement to supply approximately 170 million standard cubic feet per day of hydrogen and 2,000 tons per day of nitrogen to a new 750,000 metric tons per year ammonia complex.

February 12, 2015

Praxair CEO to Present at Barclays Industrial Select Conference

Stephen F. Angel, chairman, president & chief executive officer of Praxair, Inc., will address the Barclays Industrial Select Conference in Miami, Florida, on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, at 8:55 a.m. EST.

January 30, 2015

Praxair Prices $750 Million Notes

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has priced $400 million of 2.650% notes due February 5, 2025, $200 million of 3.55% notes due November 7, 2042 and $150 million of floating rate notes due February 3, 2017.

January 28, 2015

Praxair Reports Full-Year and Fourth-Quarter 2014 Results

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported fourth-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $302 million and $1.03, respectively.

January 28, 2015

Praxair Declares 22nd Consecutive Annual Dividend in First Quarter 2015

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a 10% increase in the company’s quarterly dividend to 71.5 cents per share, payable on March 16, 2015, to common shareholders of record as of March 6, 2015.

January 22, 2015

Praxair Awarded NASA Contract; Will Supply Hydrogen to Space Programs

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), North America’s largest industrial gases manufacturer and largest liquid hydrogen producer, has been awarded NASA’s agency-wide Acquisition of Liquid Hydrogen contract.

January 16, 2015

Praxair to Report Venezuela Results at SICAD II Exchange Rate

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced that it will no longer use the Venezuelan government’s official exchange rate of 6.3 bolivars per U.S. dollar to translate the financial statements of its Venezuelan business.

January 07, 2015

Praxair Announces Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings and Conference Call Schedule

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will release its fourth quarter 2014 financial results on January 28, 2015, before the market opens and will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. EST that morning.

December 19, 2014

Improved Productivity for Processors: ColdFrontTM Cryogenic Systems Featuring the ColdFrontTM Cryo-Saver Tunnel Freezer at IPPE

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that the company will exhibit its most recent product introductions at the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Ga., January 27–29, 2015.

December 18, 2014

Praxair Surface Technologies Introduces Advanced REACH-Compliant, Chrome-Free Coatings for Aviation and Industrial Turbines

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), today announced the introduction of a new line of chromium (VI)-free ceramic aluminum coatings for the aerospace and power generation industries.

December 17, 2014

Praxair Announces New Grab 'n GoTM Digital Advanced Oxygen System Featuring Audible and Visible Alarms

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced the release of its new Grab 'n Go Digital Advanced Oxygen System, the latest evolution of its Grab 'n Go medical oxygen offerings, all-in-one portable units that have become the go-to solution for many...

December 16, 2014

Praxair Announces Price Increases Effective January 1, 2015

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is notifying gas customers in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico of increases in prices, effective January 1, 2015, or as contracts permit

November 21, 2014

Praxair Prices €500 Million of 1.625% Notes Due 2025

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has priced €500 million of 1.625% notes due December 1, 2025.

November 12, 2014

Praxair Signs Long-Term Contract for Hydrogen Supply in Peru

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced it has signed a long-term contract to provide hydrogen to Repsol, one of the world’s largest producers of petrochemicals.

November 04, 2014

Praxair CFO to Present at Baird Industrial Conference

Matthew J. White, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc., will address the Baird Industrial Conference on November 7, 2014.

November 03, 2014

Praxair to Further Expand New Mexico Nitrogen Facilities

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will further expand liquid and gaseous nitrogen supply and storage at the company’s Kirtland, New Mexico, industrial gases facilities.

October 31, 2014

Bichara Named Praxair Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary; Jim Breedlove Announces Retirement

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has announced that senior vice president, general counsel & corporate secretary, Jim Breedlove, will retire on February 27, 2015.

October 29, 2014

Praxair Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported third-quarter net income of $477 million and diluted earnings per share of $1.62, 6% and 7% above the prior year, respectively.

October 29, 2014

Praxair Declares Dividend in Fourth Quarter 2014

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 65 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.

October 16, 2014

Praxair Announces Price Increases Effective November 1, 2014

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is notifying bulk industrial gas customers in the United States of price increases of up to 10% for nitrogen, oxygen, argon, hydrogen and carbon dioxide effective November 1, 2014, or as contracts permit.

October 01, 2014

Praxair Announces Third Quarter 2014 Earnings and Conference Call Schedule

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will release its third quarter 2014 financial results on October 29, 2014, before the market opens and will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. ET that morning.

September 30, 2014

Praxair Recognized as Leader in Climate Change Reporting for Seventh Consecutive Year

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) was named to the 2014 CDP S&P 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) for the seventh consecutive year, one of only three companies on the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index (S&P 500) to achieve this distinction.

September 18, 2014

Praxair Launches DryFracTM Waterless Fracturing Technology for Oil and Gas Producers

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that it is offering oil and gas producers a new DryFrac™ waterless fracturing technology that can replace water use in fracturing wells through the use of liquid carbon dioxide.

September 15, 2014

Praxair Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for 12th Consecutive Year

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) was again named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North American Indices (DJSI) in recognition of the company’s long-standing commitment to global sustainable development.

September 12, 2014

Praxair CEO to Present at Credit Suisse Basic Materials Conference

Stephen F. Angel, chairman and chief executive officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Credit Suisse Basic Materials Conference in New York, NY on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at 12:30 p.m. EDT.

August 07, 2014

Praxair Launches $300,000 "Skills Pipeline" Workforce Development Program, Expanding its Global Commitment to STEM Education

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced a new “Skills Pipeline” program, the company’s multifaceted approach to help address the growing need for skilled workers in today’s global economy.

July 23, 2014

Praxair Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Results

At Praxair, we are working together toward a single goal: making our planet more productive. Learn more about Praxair's industrial gases, supply, equipment & services.

July 23, 2014

Praxair Declares Dividend in Third Quarter 2014

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 65 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.

July 17, 2014

Praxair Signs Long-Term Supply Agreement and Builds Presence in Petrochemical Park in China

Praxair, Inc., through a subsidiary, has signed a long-term contract to supply industrial gases to Nanjing Jinling Huntsman New Materials Co., Ltd., a joint venture between SINOPEC Jinling and Huntsman.

July 11, 2014

Praxair Expands New Mexico Facility

Praxair, Inc. announced it will further expand its industrial gases facilities located in Kirtland, New Mexico.

July 01, 2014

Praxair Announces Price Increases Effective July 15, 2014

Praxair, Inc. is notifying bulk and packaged industrial, medical, and specialty gas customers in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico of price increases, effective July 15, 2014, or as contracts permit.

June 24, 2014

Praxair Announces Second Quarter 2014 Earnings and Conference Call Schedule

Praxair, Inc. will release its second quarter 2014 financial results on July 23, 2014, before the market opens and will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. EDT that morning.

June 18, 2014

Praxair Starts Up Oxygen Supply to Pulp Mill in Uruguay

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced the start-up of a new 125 tons per day non-cryogenic vacuum-pressure-swing-adsorption (VPSA) plant at the Montes del Plata pulp mill. Under a long-term contract, Praxair will supply gaseous oxygen to the...

June 11, 2014

Praxair Starts Up Packaged Gas Fill Plant in North Dakota

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced it has started up a new packaged gas fill plant in Bismarck, North Dakota, significantly increasing its cylinder gases capacity in the Bakken shale oil formation region.

June 09, 2014

Praxair Starts Up Air Separation Unit in Tennessee

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced the start-up of its new 600 tons per day air separation unit in Memphis, Tennessee, expanding the company’s ability to supply gaseous and liquid oxygen, nitrogen and argon to customers across the...

June 06, 2014

Newsweek Names Praxair One of World’s Greenest Companies; Ranks No. 30 in the United States and No. 52 in the World

This is the fifth time Praxair was cited by Newsweek as a Top Green Company, being recognized each year the study has been published.

May 30, 2014

Praxair CFO to Present At Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference

Matthew J. White, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Deutsche Bank 5th Annual Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference in Chicago on Thursday, June 5, 2014, at 1:40 p.m. CDT;...

May 23, 2014

Praxair CEO to Present at Sanford C. Bernstein's 30th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference

Stephen F. Angel, chairman and chief executive officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Sanford C. Bernstein 30th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference in New York on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. EDT.

May 09, 2014

Praxair CFO to Present at Oppenheimer 9th Annual Industrial Growth Conference

Matthew J. White, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Oppenheimer 9th Annual Industrial Growth Conference in New York on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at 11:35 a.m. EDT.

May 07, 2014

Praxair Named to CR Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens ListTM for 2014

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), a Fortune 250 company and a recognized global leader in sustainable development, has once again been named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizen’s List for its leadership and achievements in...

May 02, 2014

Praxair CFO to Present at Baird Growth Stock Conference

Matthew J. White, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will address the Baird Growth Stock Conference in Chicago on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at 1:40 p.m. EDT.

April 30, 2014

Praxair Announces Price Increases for Argon Effective May 15, 2014

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is notifying bulk and packaged industrial, and specialty customers in the United States and Puerto Rico of price increases, effective May 15, 2014, or as contracts permit

April 23, 2014

Praxair Reports First Quarter 2014 Results

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported first-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share.

April 23, 2014

Praxair Declares Dividend in Second Quarter 2014

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 65 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.

April 22, 2014

ITT Corporation's Denise L. Ramos Joins Praxair Board of Directors

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced that Denise L. Ramos, CEO, president and director of ITT Corporation (ITT), has been elected to the Praxair board of directors.

April 09, 2014

Praxair Starts Up Air Separation Plant in Peru, Expanding Supply to Leading Steel Maker

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced the start-up of a new 270 tons per day air separation plant in Pisco, located in the central region of Peru.

April 03, 2014

Praxair Niagara Falls to Increase Hydrogen Production

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today it is expanding its business and building a steam methane reformer to increase the supply of hydrogen for its liquid hydrogen plant in Niagara Falls, New York.

April 03, 2014

Coca-Cola China Recognizes Praxair Beijing as "Best Quality" Supplier in China

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) received Coca-Cola China’s 2013 Best Quality Supplier Award at its 2013 Sustainable Supplier Summit in Shanghai.

April 02, 2014

Praxair Acquires Packaged Gas Distributor in Western Michigan

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that it has acquired Lake Welding Supply Company, Inc. (Lake), one of the largest independent gas and welding products distributors in western Michigan.

March 26, 2014

Praxair Announces First Quarter 2014 Earnings and Conference Call Schedule

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will release its first quarter 2014 financial results on April 23, 2014, before the market opens and will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. EDT that morning.

March 19, 2014

Praxair Starts Up Air Separation Plant for Steel Authority of India Limited

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced the start-up of the first of two 1,250 metric tons per day air separation units at Steel Authority of India’s (SAIL) Bhilai, India facility.

March 17, 2014

SCIPIG Awarded Long-Term Gas Supply Contract by SECCO

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), through its subsidiary Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Industrial Gases Company (SCIPIG), was recently awarded a 15-year industrial gases supply contract from Shanghai SECCO Petrochemical Co., Ltd (SECCO).

March 12, 2014

Praxair Improves Operational Efficiencies with Acquisition of Messer Group Industrial Gases Business in Italy and Divestiture in France

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced it has strengthened its position in Italy through the acquisition of Messer Italia S.p.A’s liquid carbon dioxide, oxygen, nitrogen and argon and packaged gases businesses.

March 11, 2014

Praxair Acquires Packaged Gas Distributors in Texas and Oklahoma

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that it has acquired two independent distributors of packaged gas and welding supplies – United Welding Supplies, LLC (United) in Texas and Best Welders Supply, Inc. (Best) in Oklahoma, with combined 2013...

March 07, 2014

Praxair CFO to Present at J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference

Matthew J. White, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will address the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference in New York, NY, on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at 1:05 pm EST.

March 04, 2014

Praxair Prices €600 Million of 1.500% Notes Due 2020

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has priced €600 million of 1.500% notes due March 11, 2020.

February 19, 2014

Conserving Cryogen is Key to Customer Savings with New Praxair Tunnel Freezer System

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February 14, 2014

Praxair CFO to Present at Barclays Industrial Select Conference

Matthew J. White, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will address the Barclays Industrial Select Conference in Miami, Fla., on Thursday, February 20, at 10:35 am EST.

February 03, 2014

Praxair Completes Purchase of Leading U.S. Packaged Gases Distributor

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced it has completed the acquisition of Praxair Distribution Mid-Atlantic, LLC (PDMA), its industrial gases distribution joint venture.

January 29, 2014

Praxair Reports Record Earnings and Cash Flow for Full-Year 2013

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reports record earnings and cash flow for full-year 2013

January 29, 2014

Praxair Board Authorizes New Share Repurchase Program; Declares Dividend Increase in First Quarter 2014

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has authorized a new share repurchase program and 8% dividend increase, reflecting the company’s strong balance sheet and operating cash flow generation.

January 28, 2014

Praxair Signs Long-Term Supply Agreement in Brazil

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has signed a long-term contract to supply industrial gases to a new steel mill being built near the Port of Pecém in an international free trade zone in the state of Ceara, located in the northeast region of Brazil.

January 23, 2014

Praxair Signs Long Term Contract and Expands Enclave Supply in South Korea

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has signed a long-term contract with Taewoong Steel Co. LTD to supply high-purity oxygen to the company’s steel mill facility in Busan, Korea.

January 22, 2014

Praxair Expands in Western Canada to Serve Oil and Gas Market

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced that the company has completed an upgrade to its air separation liquefaction capabilities in Fort Saskatchewan and Prentiss, Alberta.

January 06, 2014

Praxair Announces Fourth Quarter 2013 Earnings and Conference Call Schedule

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will release its fourth quarter 2013 financial results on January 29, 2014, before the market opens and will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. EST that morning.

December 16, 2013

Praxair Announces Price Increases for Gases and Facility Fees, Effective January 1, 2014

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is notifying bulk and packaged industrial, specialty, and medical gas customers in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico of increases in prices, effective January 1, 2014, or as contracts permit

December 13, 2013

Praxair Announces Senior Leadership Changes

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced changes to the company’s senior leadership team, effective January 1, 2014.

December 10, 2013

Praxair Starts Up Carbon Dioxide Purification Facility in Hopewell, Virginia

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) announced the start-up of its new carbon dioxide (CO2) purification facility at the Honeywell Resins & Chemicals site in Hopewell, VA.

December 06, 2013

Praxair Recognized for Environmental, Social and Governance Excellence; Selected for the STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index and STOXX North America ESG Leaders 50 for Third Consecutive Year

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has been named to the STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index and STOXX North America ESG Leaders 50 for the third consecutive year, recognizing the company’s excellent environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance.

November 25, 2013

Praxair to Present at CITI's Basic Materials Conference

Matthew J. White, senior vice president & chief financial officer (effective January 1, 2014) of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will address CITI’s Basic Materials Conference in New York, NY, on Tuesday, December 3 at 11:00 am ET.

November 18, 2013

Praxair to Fund Welding Scholarships Through the American Welding Society Program and SkillsUSA Competition

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that the company’s global giving program will fund more than $200,000 in scholarships over the next five years for the American Welding Society (AWS) and SkillsUSA.

November 07, 2013

Praxair to Feature New Welding Gases, Laser Diagnostics and Other Innovations at FABTECH 2013 in Chicago

Praxair Distribution, Inc. a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will feature live demonstrations of its latest metal fabrication productivity products and gases at FABTECH in Chicago, November 18-21, 2013.

November 04, 2013

Praxair Prices $500 Million of 1.90% Notes Due 2019

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has priced $500 million of 1.90% notes due February 28, 2019.

October 30, 2013

Praxair Reports Third-Quarter 2013 Results

Praxair, Inc. reported third-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $445 million and $1.49, respectively.

October 30, 2013

Praxair Names Matthew J. White Chief Financial Officer; Jim Sawyer Announces Retirement

Praxair, Inc. has announced that Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Jim Sawyer, will retire on December 31, 2013.

October 30, 2013

Praxair Declares Dividend in Fourth Quarter 2013

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. has declared a quarterly dividend of 60 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.

October 18, 2013

Praxair Starts Up Air Separation Plant in Brazil

White Martins, the Brazil-based subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has started up a new 800 tons per day air separation plant in the state of Minas Gerais, located in southeastern Brazil.

October 07, 2013

Praxair CFO James Sawyer Weighs In on Federal Tax Reform

DANBURY, Conn., October 7, 2013 – James S. Sawyer, Chief Financial Officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) makes the case for focusing on accelerated depreciation in the federal tax reform debate in a recent op-ed appearing on The Huffington Post....

October 03, 2013

Praxair Announces Third Quarter 2013 Earnings and Conference Call Schedule

DANBURY, Conn., October 3, 2013 – Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will release its third quarter 2013 financial results on October 30, 2013, before the market opens and will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. EDT that morning.

October 02, 2013

U.S. Congress Passes the Helium Stewardship Act of 2013

DANBURY, Conn., October 2, 2013 – Through their unanimous passage of the Helium Stewardship Act of 2013 (H. Res. 527), the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives voted to avert the pending shutdown of the Federal Helium Reserve, which would have...

September 24, 2013

Praxair China Opens Global Technology Center in Shanghai, China

Praxair China Investment Company, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), today announced the opening of its state-of-the-art global technology center in Shanghai, supporting the company’s development and implementation of innovative...

September 19, 2013

Praxair Recognized for Global Sustainable Development Leadership and World-Class Environmental Reporting

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North American Indices (DJSI) and the CDP’s Global 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) recognizing the company’s long-standing commitment to global sustainable...

September 12, 2013

Praxair Expands Hydrogen Supply in Louisiana and the Lower Mississippi River Corridor with Plant Start-Up at Valero

Praxair, Inc. today announced the start-up of its state-of-the-art 135 million standard cubic feet per day (scfd) hydrogen plant serving Valero’s St. Charles refinery in Norco, Louisiana, under a long-term supply agreement.

September 10, 2013

Praxair India Expands Growth with Small On-Site Plants

DANBURY, Conn., and BANGALORE, India, September 10, 2013 – Praxair India Private Limited, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), today announced it has signed two long-term contracts with JSW Steel, to operate small on-site nitrogen plants in...

September 09, 2013

Praxair to Host Investor Day and Live Webcast on September 16, 2013

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that it will host an Investor Day and live webcast of the event on Monday, September 16, to discuss the company’s business strategy, growth outlook and industry-leading profitability.

August 27, 2013

Praxair Supports Appropriated Extension of Federal Helium Program as Only Viable Solution Before Funding Expires

As a longtime participant in the Federal Helium Program, Praxair (NYSE: PX) today called on Congress to extend funding to the critical, revenue-positive program through Fiscal Year 2014.

August 19, 2013

Praxair to Expand Kirtland, New Mexico Nitrogen Facility

Praxair, Inc. announced today that it has started up a second nitrogen plant at its facility in Kirtland, New Mexico.

July 24, 2013

Praxair Reports Second-Quarter 2013 Results

Praxair, Inc. reported second-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $445 million and $1.49, 4% and 5% above the prior-year quarter, respectively.

July 24, 2013

Praxair Declares Dividend in Third Quarter 2013

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. has declared a quarterly dividend of 60 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter. The dividend is payable on September 16, 2013 to shareholders of record on September 6, 2013.

July 22, 2013

Praxair Expands Hydrogen Supply with Gulf Coast Start-Up

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), today announced the start-up of its state-of-the-art, 135 million standard cubic feet per day (scfd) hydrogen plant serving the Valero refinery Port Arthur, Texas and other customers.

July 16, 2013

Praxair Starts Up New Air Separation Plant in Korea

Praxair Korea, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), announced the start-up of its second state-of-the-art air separation plant at the Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (Samsung) semiconductor facility in Hwasung, Korea.

July 12, 2013

Praxair Foundation Sponsors U.S. Expansion of Nationally Recognized Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Program for Young Women

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), today announced its charitable foundation has donated $105,000 to the American Association of University Women (AAUW) to support the national expansion of Tech Savvy, the group’s successful science, technology,...

July 10, 2013

Praxair Recognizes Employee Zero Waste Efforts with Program to Plant 250,000 Trees Globally

In recognition of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) employee efforts to achieve zero waste around the world, the Praxair Foundation is implementing “Praxair’s Greenway Project,” a new sustainability program that will plant or preserve 250,000 trees...

July 02, 2013

Praxair Enters into Industrial Gas Joint Venture With KuibyshevAzot in Central Russia

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has entered into a definitive agreement to form a joint venture with OJSC KuibyshevAzot, in central Russia’s Samara region, to produce and sell industrial gases.

July 01, 2013

Praxair Conference Call Second Quarter 2013 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. announces the following the following details for its second-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

June 24, 2013

Praxair Expands Presence in Southern Russia with Acquisition of Volgograd Oxygen Factory

Praxair, Inc. has acquired Volgograd Oxygen Factory (VOF), a leading producer and distributor of industrial gases in southern Russia, significantly strengthening the company’s merchant liquid and packaged gas business in this key region.

June 20, 2013

Praxair to Increase Supply and Extend Pipeline System in the Port of Antwerp

Praxair today announced it will build its second air separation plant and extend its pipeline system in the Port of Antwerp, the second largest petrochemical enclave in the world after Houston, Texas.

June 06, 2013

Praxair CFO to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Industrials

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president & chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will address the Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference in Chicago, IL, on Thursday, June 13 at 2:20 pm CDT; 3:20 EDT.

June 06, 2013

Praxair CFO to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president & chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will address the Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference in Chicago, IL, on Thursday, June 13 at 1:35 pm CDT; 2:35 EDT. Sawyer...

May 29, 2013

Praxair CFO to Present at J.P. Morgan 8th Annual Diversified Industries Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president & chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will address the J.P. Morgan 8th Annual Diversified Industries Conference in New York, NY, on Tuesday, June 4 at 11:00 am ET.

May 29, 2013

Praxair Acquires Industrial Gas Distributor Dominion Technology Gases

Praxair Offshore Services Limited, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), announced it has acquired Aberdeen, Scotland-based Dominion Technology Gases Investment Limited (Dominion), a leading global supplier of diving, welding, industrial,...

May 23, 2013

Praxair CEO to Present at Sandford C. Bernstein's 29th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference

Stephen F. Angel, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will address the Sanford C. Bernstein’s 29th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference in New York, NY, on Thursday, May 30, at 4:00 pm ET.

May 16, 2013

Praxair CEO to Present Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference

Stephen F. Angel, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Praxair, Inc. will address the Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference in New York, NY, on Wednesday May 22, at 12:35 pm ET.

May 07, 2013

Praxair Applauds Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee for Solution to Helium Program

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) applauds today’s Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on the Federal Helium Program and the Helium Stewardship Act of 2013.

May 03, 2013

Praxair to Present at Baird's 2013 Growth Stock Conference

John Panikar, president of Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Baird 2013 Growth Stock Conference in Chicago, IL, on Thursday, May 9, at 9:10 am CDT; 10:10 am EDT.

April 29, 2013

Praxair Prices $475 Million of 1.25% Notes Due 2018 and $175 Million Of 3.55% Notes Due 2042

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has priced $475 million of 1.25% notes due November 7, 2018 and $175 million of 3.55% notes due November 7, 2042.

April 24, 2013

Praxair Reports First-Quarter 2013 Results

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported first-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $391 million and $1.30, respectively.

April 24, 2013

Praxair Declares Dividend in Second Quarter 2013

DANBURY, Conn., April 24, 2013 – The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 60 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter. The dividend is payable on June 17, 2013 to shareholders of record on...

April 22, 2013

Praxair to Supply North West Redwater Partnership

Praxair Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced it has entered into a long-term agreement with North West Redwater Partnership (NWR) to build, own and operate an air separation facility at NWR’s Sturgeon Refinery near...

April 19, 2013

Praxair and Valero Successfully Implement Patented CONOx Technology in Ardmore Refinery FCC Unit

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) and Valero have successfully implemented Praxair’s new CONOx emissions control technology at Valero’s refinery in Ardmore, Oklahoma.

April 17, 2013

Praxair Starts Up First Air Separation Unit in Bahrain

Praxair Bahrain, the Middle East-based subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has announced the start-up of its first air separation plant in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

April 16, 2013

Praxair Named to CR Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List™ for 2013

Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine) has named Praxair (NYSE: PX) to its 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for 2012, a top ranking of corporate responsibility leaders based on publicly available information.

April 12, 2013

Praxair Starts Up Plant to Supply Eldorado in Brazil

White Martins, the Brazil-based subsidiary of Praxair, has started up a new air separation plant in the state of Mato Grosso, in Brazil’s fast growing Midwest region.

April 11, 2013

Praxair Acquires Tri-State Carbonic, LLC.'s Merchant Carbon Dioxide Business

Praxair, Inc. today announced the acquisition of Tri-State Carbonic’s merchant carbon dioxide (CO2) business in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.

March 28, 2013

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details On First Quarter 2013 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its first-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

March 04, 2013

Praxair Features PortaGas System and Other Products and Service Innovations at Pittcon

Praxair, Inc., (NYSE: PX), today announced it will highlight its newly acquired family of portable cylinder products under the PortaGas™ brand at this year’s Pittcon Conference and Expo in Philadelphia, PA, March 17-21.

March 01, 2013

Praxair Updates First-Quarter 2013 Earnings Guidance

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced that it expects the impact of the Venezuelan government’s devaluation of the bolivar from 4.30 to 6.30 to result in an estimated charge to net income of approximately $0.08 per diluted share in the first quarter...

March 01, 2013

Praxair Completes Purchase of NuCO2 INC.

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of NuCO2 Inc. for $1.1 billion from Aurora Capital Group.

February 27, 2013

Praxair Prices $500 Million of 1.20% Notes Due 2018

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has priced $500 million of 1.20% notes due March 4, 2018.

February 14, 2013

Praxair CFO to Present at Barclays Industrial Select Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will address the Barclays Industrial Select Conference in Miami, Fla., on Wednesday, February 20, at 1:20 pm ET.

February 13, 2013

Praxair Prices $400 Million of 0.75% Notes Due 2016 and $500 Million of 2.70% Notes Due 2023

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has priced $400 million of 0.75% notes due February 21, 2016 and $500 million of 2.70% notes due February 21, 2023.

February 05, 2013

Praxair to Acquire NuCO2 INC.

Praxair, Inc. announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire NuCO2 INC. from Aurora Capital Group, a LA based private equity firm, for $1.1 billion.

January 23, 2013

Praxair Declares Dividend in First Quarter 2013

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 60 cents per share, a 9% increase from 55 cents per share in the previous quarter.

January 23, 2013

Praxair Reports Record Full-Year 2012 Earnings and Cash Flow

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced full-year 2012 reported net income of $1,692 million and reported diluted earnings per share of $5.61.

January 21, 2013

Praxair India Expands Supply to JSW Steel

Praxair India Private Limited, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., (NYSE: PX), has signed a long-term contract with its existing customer, JSW Steel Ltd., part of the O.P. Jindal Group.

January 18, 2013

Praxair Starts Up New Air Separation Plant in India

Praxair India Private Limited, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), India’s leading industrial gases supplier, announced the start-up of its third production facility to supply Usha Martin Limited, India’s leading wire and wire rope...

January 16, 2013

Praxair China Signs Contract with Jinlong Copper

Praxair China has signed a new contract to expand supply with its existing customer, Jinlong Copper Co, Ltd., the largest copper smelting joint venture in China, located in Tongling, Anhui in Eastern China.

January 09, 2013

White Martins Starts Up New Air Separation Plant for Braskem in Brazil

White Martins, the Brazil-based subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has started up a new air separation plant in the state of Alagoas, in Brazil´s northeast region.

January 07, 2013

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on Fourth-Quarter 2012 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its fourth-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

December 21, 2012

Praxair Announces Bulk Helium Price Increases for International Customers Effective January 1, 2013

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is notifying bulk liquid helium customers in Europe, Asia and Latin America of increases in prices up to 30% for bulk liquid helium effective January 1, 2013, or as contracts permit.

December 20, 2012

Praxair, Inc. Has Initiated a Voluntary Recall Affecting Grab'n Go® Vantage Portable Oxygen Cylinder Units

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced that it is in the process of conducting a voluntary recall involving Grab ‘n Go Vantage portable oxygen cylinder units.

December 14, 2012

Praxair Announces Price Increases for Gases and Facility Fees Effective January 1, 2013

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), and its divisions and subsidiaries (Praxair Distribution, Inc., Praxair Healthcare Services, Praxair Canada Inc., and Praxair Puerto Rico B.V.) are notifying bulk and packaged, industrial, electronics, specialty and...

December 13, 2012

Praxair Acquires PortaGas

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has acquired PortaGas, Inc., a leading producer of portable cylinder gases for the specialty gases market.

December 11, 2012

Praxair Starts-Up its First Air Separation Plant in Russia

Praxair Volgograd LLC, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has announced the start-up of its first large-scale air separation plant in Volgograd, an industrial region in southern Russia.

November 20, 2012

Praxair Surface Technologies Signs Long-Term Agreement with Messier-Bugatti-Dowty for Airframe Coatings in Asia

Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has entered into a 10-year agreement with Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (Safran Group)

November 19, 2012

Praxair CFO to Present at CITI Basic Materials Symposium

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will address the CITI Basic Materials Symposium in New York City, NY, on Tuesday, November 27, at 10:45 am ET.

November 16, 2012

Praxair Acquires Acetylene Oxygen Company

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), announced it has acquired Harlingen, Texas-based Acetylene Oxygen Company (AOC). Financial terms were not disclosed.

November 13, 2012

Praxair to Construct a New Plant in Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that it has signed a long-term contract with Mesabi Nugget LLC to construct and operate a new plant at Mesabi’s Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota, iron nugget facility.

November 09, 2012

Praxair CFO to Present at Morgan Stanley Global Chemicals Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will address the Morgan Stanley Global Chemicals Conference in Boston, MA on Thursday, November 15 at 12:45 pm ET.

November 02, 2012

Praxair Prices $400 Million of 1.05% Notes Due 2017 and $300 Million of 3.55% Notes Due 2042

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has priced $400 million of 1.05% notes due November 7, 2017 and $300 Million of 3.55% notes due November 7, 2042.

November 02, 2012

Praxair to Feature New Metal Fabrication Products and Gases at FABTECH

Praxair Distribution, Inc. a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will feature live demonstrations of its latest metal fabrication productivity products and gases at FABTECH in Las Vegas, Nevada, November 12-14, 2012.

October 31, 2012

Praxair Named a Top Green Company by NEWSWEEK for Fourth Consecutive Year

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that it has been named to the 2012 Newsweek Green Rankings for the fourth consecutive year.

October 24, 2012

Praxair Reports Third-Quarter 2012 Results

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported third-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $430 million and $1.43, respectively.

October 24, 2012

Praxair Declares Dividend in Fourth Quarter 2012

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 55 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.

October 22, 2012

Praxair China Signs Contract with Oxiranchem Yangzhou

Praxair China has signed a long-term contract with Oxiranchem Yangzhou Co., Ltd. to supply on-site industrial gases to their chemical park located in the Jiangsu province.

October 18, 2012

Praxair Starts Up Air Separation Plant in Peru

Praxair Peru, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has started up a new air separation unit (ASU) to expand Praxair’s supply of industrial gases to one of the largest producers of zinc in the world, in Lima, Peru.

October 16, 2012

Praxair Selected for the STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index and the STOXX North America ESG Leaders 50

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has been selected for the STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index and STOXX North America ESG Leaders 50, by STOXX Limited, a leading European index.

October 12, 2012

Praxair Adds RealWeld Trainer to its Productivity Product Line Praxair Signs Exclusive Distribution Agreement with RealWeld Systems

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), one of the largest industrial gases companies worldwide, and RealWeld Systems, Inc. today announced that Praxair Distribution Inc. will be the exclusive distribution partner in the United States and Canada for RealWeld...

October 08, 2012

Praxair to Exhibit at Society of Petroleum Engineering Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will showcase industrial gases and equipment for use in enhanced oil recovery (EOR) and energized fluid fracturing at the Society of Petroleum Engineering Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (SPE-ATCE) in San...

October 05, 2012

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on Third-Quarter 2012 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its third-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

September 24, 2012

Praxair Signs Exhibiting at MINExpo 2012

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), a leading supplier of industrial and packaged gases, is featuring its on-site and bulk gas supply and cylinder gases, pipeline services, wear-resistant coatings, and welding products at MINExpo 2012 in Las Vegas.

September 24, 2012

Praxair Exhibiting at MINExpo 2012

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), a leading supplier of industrial and packaged gases, is featuring its on-site and bulk gas supply and cylinder gases, pipeline services, wear-resistant coatings, and welding products at MINExpo 2012 in Las Vegas.

September 17, 2012

Praxair Selected for Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the Tenth Consecutive Year

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has been selected as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and is the only U.S. based company in the chemical sector selected for the World Index for ten consecutive years.

September 10, 2012

Praxair Signs Agreement with Honeywell Resins & Chemicals

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has signed a 15-year agreement with Honeywell Resins & Chemicals for the purchase of carbon dioxide, a by-product of Honeywell's caprolactam facility in Hopewell, VA.

September 07, 2012

Praxair Features New Products and Technical Presentations at WEFTEC

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced it will feature new high-purity oxygenation systems at the Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) in New Orleans, LA, September 29-October 3, 2012.

September 07, 2012

Praxair to Feature Enhanced OptiGas® 500 System at Glassbuild Expo

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will be introducing and demonstrating its enhanced OptiGas® 500 system for efficient filling of insulated glass in booth 1455 at the GlassBuild America Expo in Las Vegas, Nev....

September 06, 2012

Praxair CFO to Present at Credit Suisse Chemical and AG Science Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will address the Credit Suisse Chemical and AG Science Conference in New York, NY on Tuesday, September 11 at 1:00 pm ET.

August 27, 2012

Praxair Releases 2012 Sustainable Development Report

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), one of the largest industrial gases companies worldwide, has released its 2012 Sustainable Development Report.

August 08, 2012

Praxair Breaks Ground on New Air Separation Plant

To support the current and projected industrial growth in the U.S. Southeast region, Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) broke ground on its new air separation unit in Memphis, Tennessee.

August 07, 2012

Praxair and nexAir Announce Joint Venture

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), one of the largest industrial gases companies worldwide, and Memphis-based nexAir LLC, one of the largest distributors of atmospheric gases and welding supplies in the United States, announced plans to form a joint...

August 02, 2012

Praxair CFO to Present at Jefferies Global Industrial and A&D Conference

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August 01, 2012

Praxair Prices $500 Million of 2.2% Notes Due 2022

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has priced $500 million of 2.20% notes due August 15, 2022.

July 25, 2012

Praxair Reports Second-Quarter 2012 Results

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported second-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $429 million and $1.42, 1% and 3% above the prior-year quarter, respectively.

July 25, 2012

Praxair Declares Dividend in Third Quarter 2012

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 55 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.

July 23, 2012

Praxair Signs New Contract with Vale in Canada

Praxair Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), has signed a new contract with Vale, a leading international mining company, to supply oxygen to a new nickel processing facility being built in Long Harbor, Newfoundland.

July 20, 2012

Praxair Starts Up New Air Separation Unit in Colombian Industrial Complex

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has started up a new air separation plant in the free trade zone of Gran Sabana, 50 km from Bogota, Colombia.

July 17, 2012

Praxair Debuts Innovative High Purity Oxygen Generator

Praxair Distribution, Inc. a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), announces the debut of its new Ultra-High Purity (UHP) StarGen™ Oxygen Generator.

July 10, 2012

Praxair China Starts Up New Air Separation Plant for Meishan Steel

Praxair China has started up a new air separation plant in Nanjing, Jiangsu province for Meishan Iron and Steel Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Baosteel Group, one of the world’s top steel makers.

July 05, 2012

Praxair China Starts Up Air Separation Plant To Supply Coal Gasification in Wuwei

Praxair China has started up a large air separation plant in Wuwei, Anhui province, 100 kilometers from Nanjing, to supply oxygen, nitrogen, and clean air to the Anhui Wuwei coal based chemicals project of Anhui HuaYi Chemical Co., Ltd.

July 02, 2012

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on Second-Quarter 2012 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its second-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

June 29, 2012

Praxair Acquires Canadian Cylinder & Gases Inc. in British Columbia

Praxair Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has acquired Canadian Cylinder & Gases Inc. (CCG), an independent distributor of industrial and specialty gases and welding equipment.

June 27, 2012

Praxair Asia Announces Price Increases for Select Electronic Process Gases

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June 26, 2012

Praxair China Signs Contract with Yankuang Group

Praxair China has signed a long-term supply contract with Yankuang Guohong Chemical Co., Ltd. and Yankuang Group to supply industrial gases to its coal gasification process for the production of methanol and downstream chemicals at its chemical...

June 22, 2012

Praxair Distribution, Inc. Celebrates the Opening of a New Store in Warwick, R.I.

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), today announced the opening of a new store in Warwick, R.I. that will meet the growing demand for packaged gases and related products.

June 18, 2012

Praxair and Midrex Sign Strategic Alliance to Commercialize Technology to Produce DRI Using Alternative Fuels

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) and Midrex Technologies Inc. have signed an alliance agreement to develop and market new process technology for the production of direct reduced iron (DRI) with a variety of fuels such as coke oven gas.

June 13, 2012

Praxair Surface Technologies Enters Long-Term Agreement with Heroux-Devtek for Coatings of Airframe Components

Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), recently announced the signing of a multi-year sourcing agreement with Héroux-Devtek Inc.

June 11, 2012

Praxair to Present Paper at Scanmet

Praxair, Inc., (NYSE: PX) a leading gas supplier to the metals industry, will showcase continuing developments with its leading gas injection technology at the 4th International Conference on Process Development in Iron and Steelmaking, Scanmet IV

June 08, 2012

Praxair CEO to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference

Stephen F. Angel, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will address the Deutsche Bank Basic Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference in Chicago, IL on Thursday, June 14 at 2:35 pm EDT; 1:35 CDT.

June 07, 2012

Praxair CEO to Present at William Blair Annual Growth Stock Conference

Stephen F. Angel, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will address the William Blair Annual Growth Stock Conference in Chicago, IL on Wednesday, June 13 at 5:00 pm EDT; 4:00 pm CDT.

June 01, 2012

Praxair Canada Acquires Five Airgas Branch Locations

Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) and Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announce the acquisition by Praxair Canada Inc. of the assets and operations of five Airgas branch locations in western Canada, including Calgary, Red Deer, and Edmonton, Alberta, and Regina...

May 31, 2012

Praxair CFO to Present at J.P. Morgan Diversified Industries Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will address the J.P. Morgan Diversified Industries Conference in New York City on Tuesday, June 5 at 12:30 pm EDT.

May 29, 2012

Praxair Selected for the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Century Index

Praxair, Inc., (NYSE: PX) has been chosen for the newly introduced NYSE Century Index which recognizes select companies that have demonstrated consistent success and contributed to real economic and social progress for more than 100 years.

May 24, 2012

Praxair CEO to Present at Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference

Stephen F. Angel, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will address the Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference in New York City on Wednesday, May 30 at 2:00 pm EDT.

May 18, 2012

Praxair EVP to Present at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference

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.

May 16, 2012

Praxair Announces Price Increases for Gases and Facility Fees Effective June 1, 2012

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) and its divisions and subsidiaries (Praxair Distribution, Praxair Healthcare Services, Praxair Canada Inc., and Praxair Puerto Rico N.V.) are notifying bulk and packaged industrial, electronics, specialty, and medical...

May 11, 2012

Praxair Named for Third Consecutive Year As One of the Top Ten Clean-Tech Innovation and Climate Responsive Companies in U.S.

Maplecroft Climate Innovation Indexes (CIIs), undertaken by risk analysis company Maplecroft, have determined that Praxair, Inc., (NYSE: PX) is one of the top 10 leaders among the 360 largest U.S. companies in the innovation of clean-tech...

May 10, 2012

Praxair EVP to Present at Oppenheimer 7th Annual Industrials Conference

Eduardo Menezes, executive vice president of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) and president, North American Industrial Gases business will address the Oppenheimer 7th Annual Industrials Conference in NYC on Wednesday, May 16 at 10:40 am EDT.

May 10, 2012

Praxair and Vapotherm to Jointly Market New Heliox Delivery System

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) and Vapotherm, Inc. have signed a multi-year marketing and distribution agreement for the sale and distribution of a new heliox delivery system to hospitals in North America, Latin America, Spain and Portugal.

May 08, 2012

Praxair to Exhibit at AISTech Show

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) a leading gas supplier to the metals industry, will showcase Dilute Oxygen Combustion technology, the CoJet® gas injection system, and other cutting-edge technologies at this year’s Association for Iron and Steel...

May 04, 2012

Praxair to Present at Baird's 2012 Growth Stock Conference

John Panikar, president of Praxair Distribution, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Baird 2012 Growth Stock Conference in Chicago, IL on Wednesday, May 9 at 11:40 am EDT, 10:40 am CDT.

April 27, 2012

Praxair to Present at Barclays Select Series 2012 Chemical Roc Stars Conference

Eduardo Menezes, executive vice president of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), and president, North American Industrial Gases business, will address the Barclays Select Series 2012 Chemical ROC Stars Conference in New York City on Thursday, May 3 at 11:15...

April 27, 2012

Praxair Board Elects Clayton

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced that Bret K. Clayton, Group Executive, Business Support & Operations of Rio Tinto Ltd. and Rio Tinto Plc at Rio Tinto Group has been elected to the Praxair Board of Directors, effective April 24, 2012.

April 25, 2012

Praxair Reports First-Quarter 2012 Results

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported first-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $419 million and $1.38, 5% and 7% above the prior-year quarter, respectively.

April 25, 2012

Praxair Declares Dividend in Second Quarter 2012

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 55 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.

April 19, 2012

Praxair Signs New Contract with Deacero in Mexico

Praxair Mexico, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. has signed a new contract with Deacero, a leading Mexican steel company, to supply oxygen, argon and nitrogen to a new plant being built in Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila, a major industrial region in north...

April 09, 2012

Praxair China Wins New Contract with Trina Solar

Praxair China has won a new contract with Changzhou Trina Solar Energy Co., Ltd. to supply silane, ammonia, argon, nitrogen and oxygen to Trina Solar’s new production facility in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province.

April 03, 2012

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on First-Quarter 2012 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its first-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

March 20, 2012

Praxair CEO to Present at Nomura Global Chemical Industry Leaders Conference

Stephen F. Angel, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Nomura Global Chemical Industry Leaders Conference in Rome, Italy on Thursday, March 22.

March 12, 2012

Praxair Acquires Russian-Based Industrial Gas Company

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February 16, 2012

Praxair CFO to Present at Barclays Capital Industrial Select Conference

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.

February 14, 2012

Praxair Supports Industry's Leading Ion Implant Platform with Advanced Gas Delivery System

Praxair Electronics, a division of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), announced today that its UpTime® sub-atmospheric dopant gas delivery system has been selected to be the factory default standard for Applied Materials’ flagship Varian VIISta® ion...

February 01, 2012

Praxair Sells Advanced Components Business

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has executed a definitive agreement by which Praxair sold its advanced components business to FM Industries, Inc. of Fremont, Calif. FM Industries is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NGK Insulators of Japan.

February 01, 2012

Praxair Prices $600 Million of 2.45% Notes Due 2022

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has priced $600 million of 2.45% notes due February 15, 2022.

January 25, 2012

Praxair Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2011 Results

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported fourth-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $420 million and $1.38, respectively.

January 25, 2012

Praxair Board Authorizes Share Repurchase Program; Declares Quarterly Dividend

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has authorized a new share repurchase program for up to $1.5 billion of its common stock, reflecting the company’s strong balance sheet and free-cash-flow generation.

January 25, 2012

Praxair Announces Promotions of Menezes and Telesz, Executive Vice President Malfitano Announces Retirement

Steve Angel, chairman and chief executive officer of Praxair (NYSE: PX), has announced that Eduardo Menezes has been promoted to executive vice president and will continue to lead the U.S. Industrial Gases businesses, Praxair Mexico and Praxair...

January 20, 2012

Praxair Names Vargas Director of Government Relations

Praxair Inc. (NYSE: PX) has named Omar A. Vargas, director of Government Relations.

January 09, 2012

Praxair Acquires Welders Industrial Supply

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has acquired Welders Industrial Supply, LLC of Pasadena, Texas.

December 22, 2011

Praxair Agrees to Acquire Texas Welders Supply Company

Praxair Distribution, Inc. (PDI), a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), announced it has executed a definitive agreement to acquire Houston, Texas based Texas Welders Supply Company (TWSCO).

December 21, 2011

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on Fourth-Quarter 2011 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its fourth-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

December 15, 2011

Praxair Announces Price Increases for Gases and Facility Fees Effective January 1, 2012

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), and its divisions and subsidiaries (Praxair Distribution, Praxair Healthcare Services, Praxair Electronics, Praxair Canada Inc., and Praxair Puerto Rico N.V.) are notifying bulk and packaged industrial, electronics,...

December 15, 2011

Praxair Announces Bulk Helium Price Increases

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is notifying bulk liquid helium customers in those regions around the world where it does business, of increases in prices up to 15% for bulk liquid helium effective January 1, 2012, or as contracts permit.

November 22, 2011

Praxair to Present at CITI Basic Materials Symposium

Scott Telesz, senior vice president of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the CITI Basic Materials Conference in New York City on Tuesday, November 29th at 10:15 am EST.

November 16, 2011

Praxair to Supply New Uruguayan Pulp Mill

Praxair Uruguay, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has signed a 15-year contract to supply oxygen to a new pulp mill complex being built in Punta Pereira, in the department of Colonia, Uruguay.

November 16, 2011

Praxair China to Supply Oxygen to Oji Paper in Jiangsu

Praxair China has signed a contract to supply oxygen for pulp bleaching in the processing of paper products to Jiangsu Oji Paper Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Oji Paper Co., the leading paper manufacturer in Japan and one of the largest paper...

November 14, 2011

Praxair Ramps Up Oil Well Services Business in Canada

Praxair Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), is upgrading existing air separation facilities in Fort Saskatchewan and Prentiss, Alberta.

November 14, 2011

Praxair China to Supply Oxygen and Technology to CNBM (Hefei) New Energy Co.

Praxair China has signed a long-term contract to supply oxygen and oxy-fuel technology for the solar photovoltaic glass production line of China National Building Materials (Hefei) New Energy Co., Ltd., a new enterprise of Bengbu Design & Research...

November 01, 2011

Praxair Acquires American Gas Group

Praxair Distribution Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has acquired American Gas Group (AGG), a leading supplier of specialty gases worldwide.

October 26, 2011

Praxair Reports Third-Quarter 2011 Results

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported third-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $429 million and $1.40, 14% and 16% above the prior-year quarter, respectively.

October 26, 2011

Praxair Declares Dividend in Fourth Quarter 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.

October 06, 2011

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on Third-Quarter 2011 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its third-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

October 06, 2011

Praxair Acquires Houston-Based Gas Distributor

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has acquired National Alloy and Equipment, Inc. of Houston, Texas, an independent distributor of industrial and specialty gases and ancillary welding equipment, supplies and...

October 05, 2011

Praxair Increases Ownership Stake in Yara Praxair Joint Venture in Scandinavia

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) and Yara International ASA of Norway have signed an agreement whereby Praxair increased its ownership in the Yara Praxair AS industrial gases joint venture in Scandinavia from 50% to 66%.

September 21, 2011

Praxair Selected as a Global Leader in Carbon Disclosure

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has been included in the Carbon Disclosure Project’s Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index, one of only ten companies to have achieved this distinction for four consecutive years.

September 20, 2011

Praxair to Present at Oppenheimer 6th Annual Industrials Conference

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.

September 14, 2011

Praxair Rus to Supply Guardian Industries

Praxair Rus, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has reached a 15-year agreement to supply nitrogen and hydrogen to Guardian Industries’ new float glass facility in Rostov, a growing industrial region in southern Russia.

September 12, 2011

Praxair Selected for Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the Ninth Consecutive Year

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has been selected as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and is the only U.S. based company in the chemical sector selected for the World Index for nine consecutive years.

September 06, 2011

Praxair India Expands Base in Western India

Praxair India Private Limited, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), plans to construct a new state-of-the-art air separation plant in the rapidly growing Pune-Mumbai industrial corridor of western India.

September 06, 2011

Praxair CFO to Present at Credit Suisse 24th Annual Chemical & AG Science Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Credit Suisse 24th Annual Chemical & Ag Science Conference in New York, New York, on Wednesday, September 14 at 11:30 am ET.

September 02, 2011

Praxair to Market Innovative Technology for Insulated Glass

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has entered an agreement with Integrated Automation Systems, Inc. to market the breakthrough OptiGas gas-filling system for insulating glass in windows and doors.

August 31, 2011

Praxair Issues $500 Million of 3% Notes Due 2021

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has priced $500 million of 3.00% notes due September 1, 2021.

August 16, 2011

Praxair Acquires Cincinnati-Based Gas Distributor

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has acquired the assets of Weldco Inc., a market leader in Cincinnati, Ohio, which is one of the top 20 welding markets in the U.S.

July 29, 2011

Praxair CFO to Present at Jefferies 2011 Global Industrial and A&D Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Jefferies 2011 Global Industrial and A&D Conference in New York, NY on Tuesday, August 9 at 11:00 am ET.

July 27, 2011

Praxair Reports Second-Quarter 2011 Results

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported second-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $425 million and $1.38, 15% and 16% above the prior-year quarter, respectively.

July 27, 2011

Praxair Declares Dividend in Third Quarter 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.

July 27, 2011

Praxair and Tongji University Collaborate on Sustainable Development

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has entered into a long-term environmental research collaboration with the State Key Lab of Pollution Control & Resource Reuse Study at Tongji University in Shanghai.

July 20, 2011

Praxair Expands German Capacity to Meet Growing Demand

Praxair, Inc.’s German subsidiary has started up a new air separation unit at its complex in Hurth, Germany.

July 18, 2011

Praxair Releases 2011 Sustainable Development Report

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has released its 2011 Sustainable Development Report outlining the company’s Sustainable Development Vision 2015 and reporting its annual accomplishments in the areas of economic, environmental and social responsibility.

July 13, 2011

White Martins Signs New Contract with Braskem - Oxygen and nitrogen supply will meet increased customer production

White Martins, the Brazil-based subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has signed a 15-year agreement to supply nitrogen and oxygen to Braskem, the largest petrochemical company in the Americas by capacity and the world’s largest producer of...

July 11, 2011

Praxair China Supplies Combustion Technology to Shandong Steel Mill

Praxair (China) Investment Co. Ltd. has signed a combustion equipment contract with Shandong Guangfu Group Co., Ltd. to implement the Praxair proprietary oxy-fuel technology for this new customer, one of the leading steel and iron enterprises in...

July 07, 2011

Praxair to Supply Hydrogen to Hemlock Semiconductor L.L.C.

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July 05, 2011

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on Second-Quarter 2011 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its second-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

June 29, 2011

Praxair China Supplies Gases to Hua Li Microelectronics

Praxair China has begun supplying compressed dry air, ultra-high-purity oxygen, nitrogen, argon, hydrogen and helium to Shanghai Hua Li Microelectronics Corporation’s 12-inch integrated-circuit chips production line.

June 21, 2011

Praxair to Supply Hydrogen to Motiva Louisiana Refinery

Reinforcing its strategy to meet growing customer demand in the Mississippi River corridor, Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has signed a long term supply agreement with Motiva Enterprises LLC to supply hydrogen to Motiva’s refinery in Norco, St. Charles...

June 21, 2011

Praxair Investor Meeting Will Feature Company's Hydrogen Capabilities

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Stephen F. Angel, will host a plant visit tomorrow in Chicago to feature the company’s hydrogen capabilities.

June 14, 2011

Praxair Canada Starts Up Air Separation Plant at Essar Steel Algoma

Praxair Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has completed the start-up of a cryogenic air separation plant to supply 900 tons per day of gaseous oxygen to Essar Steel Algoma Inc.’s steel mill located in Sault Ste. Marie,...

June 10, 2011

Praxair CFO to Present at Investors Conferences in Chicago

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will discuss Praxair’s growth strategies and business outlook at two investor conferences in Chicago next week:

June 06, 2011

Praxair Expands Gulf Coast Hydrogen Supply Capabilities

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is expanding its hydrogen capacity in Texas and Louisiana and extending its Mississippi River corridor hydrogen pipeline system under long-term supply agreements for 270 million standard cubic feet per day (scfd) with...

June 02, 2011

Praxair CFO to Address JP Morgan Diversified Industries Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the JP Morgan Diversified Industries Conference in New York, NY on Tuesday, June 7, at 10:45 am ET.

May 23, 2011

Praxair CEO to Address Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference

Stephen F. Angel, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC Strategic Decisions Conference in New York, NY on Thursday, June 2, at 4:00 pm ET.

May 10, 2011

Praxair Starts Up Supply to Thyssenkrupp in Alabama

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has started up a new air separation unit to supply industrial gases to ThyssenKrupp’s state-of-the-art carbon and stainless steel processing facilities in Mobile, Alabama.

May 05, 2011

Praxair Surface Technologies Grows in Singapore

Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), recently opened a new coating manufacturing facility in Singapore to support increasing demand for coatings used in aviation and energy markets.

May 05, 2011

Praxair Recommends Rejection of Mini-Tender Offer by TRC Capital Corporation

Praxair (NYSE:PX) has received notification of an unsolicited “mini-tender” offer by TRC Capital Corporation of Toronto to purchase shares of common stock of Praxair at $103.25, which was 4.5% below Praxair’s NYSE closing price on April 26, 2011,...

May 03, 2011

Praxair Mexico Starts Up Oxygen Supply to Johnson Controls

Praxair Mexico, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has started up a new vacuum pressure swing adsorption (VPSA) plant to supply oxygen to Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) in Mexico.

May 02, 2011

Praxair CFO to Present at Barclays Capital Chemical ROC Stars Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Barclays Capital Chemical ROC Stars Conference in New York, NY on Thursday, May 12, at 3:30 pm ET.

April 27, 2011

Praxair Reports First-Quarter 2011 Results

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported first-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $398 million and $1.29, 17% and 18% above the prior-year quarter, respectively*.

April 27, 2011

Praxair Declares Dividend in Second Quarter 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.

April 26, 2011

Praxair to Supply Major Chinese Chemical Complex

Praxair (China) Investment Company, in a joint venture with Chongqing Chemical and Pharmaceutical Holding Group Company (CCPHC), will supply oxygen, nitrogen and clean dry air to a major integrated chemical production complex in Chongqing...

April 14, 2011

Praxair India Expands Supply to Usha Martin Limited

Praxair India Private Limited has been awarded a contract to supply gaseous oxygen and nitrogen to Usha Martin Limited, India’s largest, and world’s second-largest, wire and wire-rope manufacturer.

April 11, 2011

Praxair to Build New Plant in Argentina

Praxair Argentina, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will build a new plant in Argentina to supply oxygen, nitrogen and argon.

April 01, 2011

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on First-Quarter 2011 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its first-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

March 15, 2011

Roby Named President, Praxair Asia

Anne Roby, currently president of Praxair Electronics, has been named president of Praxair Asia, responsible for the growth and profitability of Praxair’s industrial gases business in China, India, South Korea, and Thailand.

March 14, 2011

Praxair Expands Tennessee Air Separation Plant

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will double the capacity of its Memphis, Tennessee, air separation complex to produce oxygen and nitrogen in order to supply Nucor Corporation and Valero Energy Corporation.

March 08, 2011

Praxair Recognized for Sustainability Performance

For the seventh consecutive year, Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has been selected for inclusion in The Sustainability Yearbook compiled by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Sustainability Asset Management (SAM) Group.

March 01, 2011

Praxair Issues $500 Million of 4.05% Notes Due 2021

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has priced $500 million of 4.05% notes due March 15, 2021.

February 28, 2011

Praxair Announces Price Increases

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), and its divisions and subsidiaries (Praxair Distribution, Praxair Electronics and Praxair Canada) are notifying bulk and packaged industrial gas customers in the United States and Canada of increases in prices effective...

February 02, 2011

Praxair Agrees to Sale of U.S. Homecare Business

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) and Apria Healthcare, Inc., have entered into a definitive agreement by which Praxair will sell its U.S. homecare business to Apria.

January 31, 2011

Praxair CEO to Present at Barclays Capital Industrial Select Conference

Stephen F. Angel, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Barclays Capital Industrial Select Conference in Miami, Florida on Wednesday, February 9, at 10:40 am ET.

January 26, 2011

Praxair Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2010 Results

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported fourth-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $133 million and 43 cents, respectively.

January 26, 2011

Praxair Increases Dividend in First Quarter 2011

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 50 cents per share, an 11% increase from 45 cents per share in the previous quarter.

January 23, 2011

Praxair Wins Solar Contracts in China

Praxair Electronics has won three new contracts with solar customers in China.

January 18, 2011

Praxair to Supply ArcelorMittal in Brazil

White Martins, the Brazil-based subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has signed an agreement with ArcelorMittal to supply oxygen to ArcelorMittal’s steel production facility located in João Monlevade, in southeast Brazil.

January 12, 2011

Praxair Signs Contract with Evraz in Russia

Praxair Rus, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has entered into a contract to supply oxygen, nitrogen and argon to NTMK, a division of the EVRAZ Group, a leading global steel company with its main steel production facilities in Russia.

January 10, 2011

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on Fourth-Quarter 2010 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its fourth-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

January 06, 2011

Praxair Names Panikar to Lead Packaged Gases Business in North America

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has named John Panikar president of Praxair Distribution, Inc.

January 04, 2011

Praxair China Combustion Technology Applied by Jinchuan Group Ltd.

Praxair China has successfully commercialized Praxair Dilute Oxygen Combustion (DOC) technology at two copper smelting furnaces of Jinchuan Group Limited (JNMC) in Jinchang city, Gansu province of northwest China.

December 15, 2010

Praxair Names Hirsch VP & Controller; Hoyt Appointed Director Investor Relations

Praxair Inc. (NYSE: PX) has named Elizabeth T. Hirsch vice president and controller of the corporation, effective immediately.

December 15, 2010

Praxair Will Take Charge to Fourth-Quarter 2010 Earnings; Reaffirms Earnings Guidance Ex-Charge

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced that it will take a charge to its earnings in the fourth quarter.

December 09, 2010

Praxair CFO to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Industries Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Conference in New York, NY on Wednesday, December 15, at 11:25 am ET.

December 06, 2010

Praxair China Signs Contract with Beijing Jin Jing Solar Materials

Praxair China has signed a long-term contract with Beijing Jin Jing Solar Materials Co., Ltd to supply on-site industrial gases for its key growth project, the low-emissivity (Low-E) oxy-fuel float glass production lines.

November 19, 2010

Praxair Mexico Starts Up New Air Separation Plant

Praxair México, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has started up a new air separation unit with the capacity of 400 tons per day and has also increased its liquid storage capacity in the San Nicolas Industrial Complex in the Monterrey...

November 18, 2010

Praxair to Present at CITI Basic Materials Symposium

Scott Telesz, senior vice president, Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Citi Basic Materials Symposium in New York, NY on Tuesday, November 30, at 2:00 pm ET.

November 17, 2010

Praxair Starts Up Large Hydrogen Facility in Indiana

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has begun supplying BP’s refinery complex in Whiting, Indiana, with hydrogen from its new, state-of-the-art hydrogen facility.

November 11, 2010

Praxair India to Supply Tata Steel with Nitrogen

Praxair India Private Limited, India’s leading industrial gases supplier, has won a contract to supply gaseous nitrogen to Tata Steel Limited, a major Indian steel company.

November 10, 2010

Praxair Technology Helps Arcelormittal Win Steel Industry Award

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has announced that its innovative Dilute Oxygen Combustion (DOC) technology, installed at ArcelorMittal in Indiana, contributed to the steelmaker receiving the 2010 Energy Achievement Award from the Association for Iron &...

November 01, 2010

Praxair to Present at Robert W. Baird Industrial Conference

Eduardo Menezes, president of the North American Industrial Gases business unit at Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Robert W. Baird Industrial Conference in Chicago, Ill. on Tuesday, November 9, at 1:55 pm CDT (2:55 pm ET).

October 28, 2010

Praxair Mexico Signs Contract with Fonderia

Praxair Mexico, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has signed a contract with Fondería to supply oxygen through a vacuum pressure swing adsorption (VPSA) plant.

October 27, 2010

Praxair Reports Record Third-Quarter 2010 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported third-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $377 million and $1.21, respectively, up 19% from the prior-year quarter.*

October 27, 2010

Praxair Declares Dividend in Third Quarter 2010

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 45 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.

October 26, 2010

Praxair Expands into Russia

Praxair Volgograd, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has entered into a long-term contract to supply oxygen, nitrogen and compressed air to Plastkard, a division of the Nikochem Group, a leading Russian chemical company.

October 25, 2010

Praxair Finalizes Agreement with United Steel Company (SULB) in Bahrain

Praxair Gulf Industrial Gases LLC has finalized an agreement with United Steel Company (SULB) B.S.C., a closely held company in the Kingdom of Bahrain, to supply oxygen, nitrogen and argon for use in its direct iron reduction plant and steel melt...

October 21, 2010

Yara Praxair to Build Air Separation Plant

Yara Praxair, a 50-50 joint venture between Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) and Yara International ASA, will invest in a new air separation plant to be located in Perstorp, Sweden.

October 18, 2010

Praxair China Extends Partnership with Meishan Steel

Praxair China and Meishan Iron and Steel Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Baosteel Group, have signed an agreement to modify and expand their long-term supply contract.

September 29, 2010

SP Scientific Signs License Agreement for Praxair's []ControLyo™ []Nucleation Technology

Praxair, Inc (NYSE: PX) has announced that SP Scientific has signed a license agreement to utilize Praxair’s ControLyo™ nucleation on-demand technology, which provides pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies with precise control over the...

September 27, 2010

Praxair China Signs Contract with Hong Fu Jin, Electronics

Praxair China has signed a contract to supply nitrogen to Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Hon Hai Precision Industry Company Ltd. in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China.

September 24, 2010

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on Third-Quarter 2010 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its third-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

September 23, 2010

Praxair Awarded DOE Grant for Ceramic Membrane Development

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has been awarded $35 million by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to accelerate development of oxygen transport membrane (OTM) systems which can dramatically reduce the cost of oxygen for synthesis gas (syngas) production...

September 21, 2010

Praxair Selected as a Global Leader in Carbon Performance and Disclosure

For the third consecutive year, Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has been included in the Carbon Disclosure Project’s Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index, one of only six companies to achieve this distinction.

September 20, 2010

Praxair CFO To Address Oppenheimer 5th Annual Industrial Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Oppenheimer 5th Annual Industrial Conference in New York, NY on Thursday, September 30, at 11:00 am EDT.

September 09, 2010

Praxair Is The Only Industrial Gas Company Selected For Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

For the eighth consecutive year, Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has been selected as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.

September 08, 2010

Praxair SVP to Address Credit Suisse Chemical and Ag Science Conference

Scott Telesz, senior vice president of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Credit Suisse Chemical and Ag Science Conference in New York, NY on Wednesday, September 15, at 8:10 am EDT.

September 08, 2010

Praxair China Supplies Gases to Hua Li Microelectronics

Praxair China has signed a long-term supply contract with Shanghai Hua Li Microelectronics Corporation to supply industrial gases to its 12-inch integrated-circuit chips production line.

September 08, 2010

Praxair CFO to Address Bank of America Merrill Lynch Investment Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Investment Conference in San Francisco, CA on Tuesday, September 14, at 10:15 am PDT; 1:15 pm EDT.

September 02, 2010

Praxair Rejects CADE Allegations in Brazil

On September 1, CADE (Brazilian Administrative Council for Economic Defense) announced alleged anticompetitive activity on the part of five industrial gas companies in Brazil and imposed fines. CADE imposed a civil fine of 2.2 billion reais ($1.3...

August 30, 2010

Praxair and ROC Group Announce Industrial Gases Partnership in the Middle East

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) and the Al Khaled family of Kuwait have entered into definitive agreements for Praxair to acquire 49% ownership interests in the ROC Group’s existing industrial gases businesses operating in Kuwait, United Arab Emirates...

August 26, 2010

Praxair Thailand Expands Carbon Dioxide Capacity

Praxair (Thailand) Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will build a new, energy-efficient carbon dioxide plant in Map Ta Phut.

August 23, 2010

Praxair CFO to Address Morgan Stanley Global Industrials Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Morgan Stanley Global Industrials Conference in New York, NY on Tuesday, August 31, at 1:45 pm EDT.

August 13, 2010

Praxair Announces Price Increases for Gases and Facility Fees Effective September 1, 2010

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) and Praxair Canada Inc. are notifying bulk and packaged industrial and medical gas customers in the United States and Canada of the following increases in product prices, facility fees/monthly basic charges and other...

July 28, 2010

Praxair Reports Record Second-Quarter 2010 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported second-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $371 million and $1.19, respectively, both up 24% from the prior-year quarter.

July 28, 2010

Praxair Board Authorizes Share Repurchase Program; Declares Quarterly Dividend in Third-Quarter 2010

The Board of Directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has authorized a new share repurchase program for up to $1.5 billion of its common stock, reflecting the company's strong balance sheet and free-cash-flow generation.

July 26, 2010

Praxair Board Elects Bernardes

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced that Oscar de Paula Bernardes, former chief executive officer of Bunge International, Ltda., has been elected to the Praxair Board of Directors, effective July 26, 2010.

July 14, 2010

Praxair to Supply Bridgelux LED Operations

Praxair Electronics, a division of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has been selected by Bridgelux, Inc. to supply its advanced technology LED (light-emitting diode) design and manufacturing center in Livermore, Calif. with ammonia and high-purity hydrogen.

July 13, 2010

Praxair Signs Contract with Osage Bio Energy

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has signed a 15-year contract with Osage Bio Products, an affiliate of Osage Bio Energy, for the purchase of carbon dioxide that is produced from Osage’s barley-to-ethanol bio-processing operations in Hopewell, Va. Carbon...

June 29, 2010

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details for Second-Quarter 2010 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its second-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

June 22, 2010

Praxair China Signs Agreement with Evergreen Solar

Praxair China has signed a multi-year agreement with Evergreen Solar Energy China Co., Ltd. to supply bulk industrial gases for its solar wafer manufacturing facility in Wuhan, China.

June 08, 2010

Praxair CEO to Address William Blair's 30th Annual Growth Stock Conference

Stephen F. Angel, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the William Blair 30th Annual Growth Stock Conference in Chicago, IL on Tuesday, June 15 at 2:50 p.m. CDT.

June 03, 2010

Praxair CFO to Address J.P. Morgan 2010 Diversified Industries Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the J.P. Morgan 2010 Diversified Industries Conference in New York, NY on Tuesday, June 8 at 10:00 am EDT.

May 24, 2010

Praxair CFO to Address Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice presidents and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference in New York, NY on Wednesday, June 2 at 1:10 pm EDT.

May 24, 2010

Praxair CEO to Address Sanford C Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference

Stephen F. Angel, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference in New York, NY on Friday, June 4 at 9:00 a.m. ET.

May 19, 2010

Praxair Canada to Supply Essar Steel Algoma

Praxair Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has signed a long-term supply agreement to design and build a cryogenic air separation plant to supply 900 tons per day of gaseous oxygen to Essar Steel Algoma Inc.’s steel mill...

May 11, 2010

Praxair Recognized for Environmental Achievement

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has received two awards from the Compressed Gas Association (CGA) for its outstanding environmental performance in 2009.

May 03, 2010

Praxair CFO to Address Barclays Capital Chemical ROC Stars Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Barclays Capital Chemical ROC Stars Conference in New York, NY on Tuesday, May 18 at 8:55 a.m. ET.

April 28, 2010

Praxair Reports First-Quarter 2010 Results

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported first-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $314 million and $1.01, respectively.

April 28, 2010

Praxair Declares Dividend in Second Quarter 2010

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 45 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.

April 27, 2010

Praxair Elects Telesz Senior Vice President

The Board of Directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has elected Scott E. Telesz to the position of corporate senior vice president and a member of the executive leadership team.

April 27, 2010

Praxair and Powertech Enter Into a Strategic Alliance to Supply Hydrogen and Fueling Equipment for Fuel-Cell Powered Forklifts

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) and Praxair Canada have signed a strategic alliance with Powertech Labs, Inc. to jointly market and sell Praxair’s hydrogen and Powertech’s hydrogen fueling equipment to materials handling customers, specifically to...

April 19, 2010

Praxair Mexico Awarded Johnson Controls Contract

Praxair Mexico, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has signed a contract with Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) to build, own and operate a vacuum pressure swing adsorption (VPSA) plant to supply oxygen for a battery-recycling process in Garcia,...

April 15, 2010

Praxair Develops Innovative Supply System for Chevron and Total Gas and Power

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has installed a unique nitrogen supply system for Chevron USA, Inc. and Total Gas and Power North America Inc. at the outlet of the Sabine Pass liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal located in Cameron Parish,...

April 12, 2010

Praxair Technology Installed at Shanghai Urban Water Plants Serving 2010 Expo

Praxair China has installed its ozone disinfection technology at two customers: Shanghai South Urban Water Plant and Pudong Linjiang Water Plant.

April 08, 2010

ADCO Starts Up First EOR Project in Abu Dhabi Mena Region - MASDAR Contracts with Praxair to Supply Carbon Dioxide

Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO) has initiated an enhanced oil recovery project that will test the injection of carbon dioxide (CO2) into pilot wells in a carbonate reservoir in the MENA region of Abu Dhabi.

March 30, 2010

Praxair India strengthens its association with Steel Authority of India Limited

Praxair India Private Limited, India’s largest industrial gases supplier, has won a major contract for supply of gases to the Bhilai facility of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), India’s flagship steel manufacturer and a leading global player.

March 30, 2010

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on First-Quarter 2010 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its first-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

March 03, 2010

Praxair Electronics Receives Intel's Preferred Quality Supplier Award

Praxair Electronics has been recognized as one of 16 suppliers to receive Intel Corporation’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for their performance in 2009.

February 22, 2010

Praxair CFO to Address Morgan Stanley Basic Materials Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Morgan Stanley Basic Materials Conference in New York, NY on Friday, February 26 at 10:30 a.m. ET.

February 12, 2010

Praxair CFO to Address Barclays Capital Industrial Select Conference

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 17 at 8:00 a.m. ET.

February 08, 2010

Praxair Awarded ExxonMobil Contract for Enhanced Oil Recovery Project

Praxair, Inc. (PX: NYSE) has signed a contract with ExxonMobil to build, own and operate an air separation unit (ASU) to supply additional nitrogen for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) operations at ExxonMobil’s Hawkins, Texas gas processing plant site.

February 02, 2010

Praxair China Supplies Gases to Tangshan Railway Vehicle for High-Speed Railway Industry

Praxair China has signed a contract with Tangshan Railway Vehicle Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of China Northern Locomotive & Rolling Stock Industry Group (CNR), to supply welding gases used in the production of its newest high-speed train, with a top...

January 27, 2010

Praxair Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2009 Results

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported fourth-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $340 million and $1.09, respectively.

January 27, 2010

Praxair Increases Dividend in First Quarter 2010

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 45 cents per share, a 13% increase from 40 cents per share in the previous quarter.

January 24, 2010

Praxair Technology to be Installed by Marcegaglia in China

Under a 15-year agreement, Praxair China will build a nitrogen plant and integrate its patented direct-injection technology at Marcegalia’s new steel-tube mill in Yangzhou, Jiangsu Province, China.

January 22, 2010

Praxair Starts Up New Plant in Costa Rica

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has started up its new air separation plant in San Jose, Costa Rica.

January 15, 2010

Praxair to Supply Oxygen and Nitrogen to Valero in Memphis

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has finalized an agreement with Valero Refining Company to supply oxygen and nitrogen to Valero's Memphis, Tenn., refinery connected to Praxair’s pipeline system.

January 11, 2010

Praxair Issues $500 Million of 2.125% Notes Due June 14, 2013

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has priced $500 million of 2.125% notes due June 14, 2013.

January 04, 2010

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on Fourth-Quarter 2009 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its fourth-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

December 17, 2009

SCIPIG to Supply Hydrogen and Carbon Monoxide to Bayer Polyurethane Facility in Shanghai

Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Industrial Gases Company (SCIPIG), a 50-50 joint venture between Praxair Inc. and Air Liquide, two leading global suppliers of industrial gases, was recently awarded a 15-year industrial gases pipeline supply...

December 15, 2009

Praxair Starts Up New Plant at Samsung Complex in Tangjeong, Korea

Praxair Korea, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Praxair Inc. (NYSE: PX), has started up a new air separation unit to supply 1,975 tons per day of nitrogen gas to support Samsung Electronics' advanced thin-film-transistor, liquid-crystal-display...

December 07, 2009

Praxair Surface Technologies Launches Coating Production Cell for Airframe Applications

Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), today announced the commissioning of a dedicated production cell for applying metallic and ceramic coatings to airframe components.

December 06, 2009

Praxair China Starts Up Its Flagship Plant at SOPO

Praxair China, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), announced that it has successfully started up its large air separation plant for Jiangsu SOPO (Group) Co., Ltd. located in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province, northwest of Shanghai, and is...

December 03, 2009

Bridgelux Chooses Praxair Electronics' Supply System

Praxair Electronics, a division of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), announced today that Bridgelux, Inc., a U.S. lighting company and leading supplier of energy-saving light-emitting diode (LED)-based light sources, has selected Praxair Electronics to...

December 02, 2009

Praxair CFO to Address Bank of America Merrill Lynch Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Industries Conference in New York, N.Y. on Wednesday, December 9 at 8:00 a.m. EST.

November 29, 2009

Praxair China Signs Gas Supply Contract with China Aviation Special Glass

Praxair China has signed a contract with Hainan China Aviation Special Glass Materials Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of China Aviation Sanxin Co., Ltd. (CAS), to supply oxygen and high purity nitrogen for a 100% oxy-fuel float glass furnace, the first...

November 23, 2009

Praxair CFO to Address Citi Basic Materials Symposium

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Citi Basic Materials Symposium in New York, N.Y. on Tuesday, December 1 at 9:00 a.m. EST.

November 22, 2009

Praxair China Signs Agreement with MAGI Solar Energy Technology Co.

Praxair China has signed a multi-year agreement with MAGI Solar Energy Technology Co., Ltd. to supply bulk and process gases for its solar cell and module manufacturing facility, located in the Jiangsu Yixing Economic Development Zone, Jiangsu...

November 17, 2009

Praxair Metals Technology Makes Debut in China

Praxair’s patented technology, Dilute Oxygen Combustion, has been successfully installed for the first time in China, at Jinlong Copper Co., Ltd.

November 16, 2009

Praxair to Build and Operate Hydrogen & Nitrogen System for New Indian Oil Refinery

Praxair, Inc. has received a major order from the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. for the long-term supply of hydrogen and nitrogen gases to its new 300,000 barrels per day greenfield oil refinery which is being built at Paradip, Orissa on the eastern...

November 11, 2009

Praxair CEO to Address Oppenheimer Conference

Stephen F. Angel, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Oppenheimer 4th Annual Industrials Conference in New York, NY on Tuesday, November 17 at 11:45 a.m. EST.

November 10, 2009

Praxair Issues $400 Million of 1.75% Notes Due 2012

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has priced $400 million of 1.75% notes due November 15, 2012.

November 06, 2009

Praxair Distribution Announces Price Actions Effective December 1, 2009

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), completed 15 acquisitions in 2008 with sales totaling nearly $90 million, including five acquisitions made during the fourth quarter.

October 30, 2009

Praxair Announces Price Increases for Gases and Facility Fees Effective November 15, 2009

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is notifying bulk industrial and bulk medical gas customers in the United States and Canada of the following increases in prices and facility fees, effective November 15, 2009, or as contracts permit

October 28, 2009

Praxair Reports Third-Quarter 2009 Results

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported third-quarter net income and diluted earnings per share of $325 million and $1.04, respectively.

October 28, 2009

Praxair Declares Dividend in Fourth-Quarter 2009

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 40 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.

October 02, 2009

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on Third-Quarter 2009 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its third-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

September 22, 2009

Praxair Selected for Global Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index

For the second consecutive year, Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has been included in the global Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index.

September 20, 2009

Praxair China Wins Pharmaceutical Contract

Praxair China has installed its NCOOL™ cryogenic heat exchanger system at Shanghai The First Biochemical & Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., an affiliate of Shanghai Pharmaceutical (Group) Ltd.

September 18, 2009

Praxair to Highlight Technologies Supporting Future Growth

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will host an Investor Day on Wednesday, September 23, 2009, beginning at 9:45 a.m. Eastern Time at the Praxair Technology Center in Tonawanda, New York.

September 11, 2009

Praxair CEO to Address Credit Suisse Conference

Stephen F. Angel, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Credit Suisse Chemical and Ag Science Conference in New York, NY on Thursday, September 17 at 10:00 a.m. ET.

September 10, 2009

Praxair CFO to Address J.P. Morgan Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the J.P. Morgan Diversified Industries Conference in New York, NY on Wednesday, September 16 at 9:00 a.m. ET.

September 03, 2009

Praxair Selected for the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

For the seventh consecutive year, Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has been selected as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.

August 27, 2009

Praxair Issues $400 Million of 3.250% Notes Due 2015

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has priced $600 million of 4.500% notes due August 15, 2019.

August 27, 2009

Praxair CFO to Address Morgan Stanley Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Morgan Stanley Global Industrials Conference in New York, NY on Wednesday, September 2 at 1:15 p.m. ET.

August 11, 2009

Praxair Issues $600 Million of 4.500% Notes Due August 15, 2019

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has priced $600 million of 4.500% notes due August 15, 2019.

July 29, 2009

Praxair Reports Second-Quarter 2009 Results

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported net income attributable to Praxair and diluted earnings per share of $299 million and 96 cents, respectively, in the second quarter, compared to $349 million and $1.08 in the second quarter of 2008.

July 29, 2009

Praxair Declares Dividend in Third-Quarter 2009

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 40 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.

July 13, 2009

Praxair Electronics Invests in Solar Target Capability

Praxair Electronics, a division of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has made investments totaling $15 million during the past year in order to increase production capacity of tubular targets as part of its commitment to serve the photovoltaic PVD market.

July 10, 2009

Praxair Electronics to Supply SANYO Solar of Oregon

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has increased Praxair's quarterly dividend to 40 cents per share from 37.5 cents per share.

July 01, 2009

Praxair Acquires Sermatech International

Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), has acquired Sermatech International Holdings Corp. from Arsenal Capital Partners, a New-York-based private equity firm.

June 29, 2009

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on Second-Quarter 2009 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its second-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

June 22, 2009

Praxair China to Supply Argon To Puzhen Rolling Stock Works For Growing Railway

Praxair China has signed a contract with Nanjing Puzhen Rolling Stock Works, a subsidiary of China South Locomotive & Rolling Stock Corporation Ltd., for the supply of liquid argon.

May 26, 2009

Praxair CFO to Address Goldman Sachs Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference in New York, NY on Wednesday, June 3 at 12:20 p.m. EDT.

May 20, 2009

Praxair Issues $500 Million Of One-Year Floating Rate Notes

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has priced $500 million of one-year floating rate notes maturing May 26, 2010 at 9 basis points over three-month Libor (London Interbank Offered Rate).

May 18, 2009

Praxair CEO to Address Bernstein Conference

Stephen F. Angel, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Twenty-Fifth Annual Strategic Decisions Conference in New York, NY on Friday, May 29 at 10:00 a.m. EDT.

May 03, 2009

Praxair China Sets Up Joint Venture with Sinopec

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Praxair (China) Investment Co., Ltd., has set up a joint venture in Guangzhou, southern China, with China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec).

April 30, 2009

Praxair and Sorg to Jointly Promote Glass-Melting Efficiency

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced that it has signed a joint marketing agreement with Nikolaus Sorg GmbH & Co. KG, a subsidiary of The Sorg Group of Lohr am Main, Germany.

April 29, 2009

Praxair Reports First-Quarter 2009 Results

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported net income attributable to Praxair and diluted earnings per share of $290 million and 93 cents, respectively, in the first quarter, compared to $307 million and 96 cents in the first quarter of 2008.

April 29, 2009

Praxair Declares Dividend in Second Quarter 2009

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 40 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.

April 22, 2009

Praxair China Signs Contract with Changhong Electric Co., Ltd

Praxair China has signed a contract with Hebei Baiqi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Baiqi) to supply nitrogen for its pharmaceutical production requirements.

April 14, 2009

Praxair Distribution Acquires Three Packaged Gas Companies

Praxair Distribution Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has acquired Alabama Welding Supply of Dolomite, Ala., Fowler Brothers of Birmingham, Ala., and Service Gas Supply, Inc. of Midlothian, Texas.

April 09, 2009

Praxair Awarded Hydrogen Contract by Shell

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has been awarded a hydrogen contract by Shell Oil Company to supply high-purity pipeline hydrogen to Shell’s Deer Park, Texas, refinery for the production of ultra-low sulfur motor fuels.

April 06, 2009

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on First-Quarter 2009 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its first-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

March 31, 2009

Praxair China To Supply Nitrogen to Chery Automobile Co., Ltd

Praxair China has signed a new contract to supply liquid nitrogen to Chery Automobile Co., Ltd., one of the leading automobile manufacturers in China and a developer of an independent Chinese-branded vehicle.

March 24, 2009

Praxair Issues $300 Million of Five-Year Bonds

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has priced $300 million of five-year bonds maturing March 31, 2014 at a coupon interest rate of 4.375% and a price of 99.684%.

March 23, 2009

Praxair China Signs Contract with Hebei Baiqi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Praxair China has signed a contract with Hebei Baiqi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Baiqi) to supply nitrogen for its pharmaceutical production requirements.

March 20, 2009

Praxair CFO to Address Nomura Conference

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Praxair (China) Investment Co., Ltd., has set up a joint venture in Guangzhou, southern China, with China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec).

March 17, 2009

Praxair China Signs Contract with Huizhou BYD Electronics

Praxair China has signed a contract with Huizhou BYD Electronics Co., Ltd. to supply liquid nitrogen for its light-emitting diodes (LED) manufacturing facility.

March 15, 2009

Praxair China Starts Up New Plant in Tongling

Praxair China started up its new air separation plant for Jinlong Copper Co. Ltd. on February 27, 2009 in Tongling, Anhui Province.

March 05, 2009

Praxair Electronics Receives Intel's Preferred Quality Supplier Award

Praxair Electronics has received Intel Corporation’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award recognizing their significant contributions to Intel in 2008.

February 11, 2009

2009 Specialty Gases and Equipment Reference Guide is issued

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced that its specialty gases and equipment group released their new 2009 Specialty Gases and Equipment Reference Guide, "The Right Gas and Equipment for the Right Applications."

February 11, 2009

Praxair CFO to Address Morgan Stanley Global Basic Materials Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Morgan Stanley Global Basic Materials Conference in New York City on Tuesday, February 17 at 10:30 a.m. ET.

February 09, 2009

Praxair Wins Hydrogen Contract with Cetane Energy

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has been awarded a contract to supply hydrogen to Cetane Energy, LLC for the production of second-generation renewable diesel from tallow (animal fat) at its biorefinery in Carlsbad, N.M.

February 06, 2009

Praxair CFO to Address Barclay's Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Barclay's Capital Industrial Select Conference in Miami, Florida on Tuesday, February 10, at 9:50 am ET.

January 28, 2009

Praxair Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2008 Results

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported net income of $200 million and diluted earnings per share of 64 cents in the fourth quarter.

January 28, 2009

Praxair Increases Dividend in First Quarter 2009

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has increased Praxair's quarterly dividend to 40 cents per share from 37.5 cents per share.

January 27, 2009

ATCO Energy Solutions and Praxair Canada Pursue Hydrogen Infrastructure Development

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) - ATCO Energy Solutions and Praxair Canada Inc. are pursuing the development of hydrogen storage and pipeline infrastructure in Alberta, focusing on opportunities northeast of Edmonton.

January 22, 2009

Praxair Awarded Hydrogen Contract by Dynamic Fuels

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has been awarded a hydrogen supply contract from Dynamic Fuels, LLC, a joint venture between Tyson Foods, Inc. and Syntroleum Corporation.

January 21, 2009

Praxair Distribution Completes 15 Acquisitions in 2008

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), completed 15 acquisitions in 2008 with sales totaling nearly $90 million, including five acquisitions made during the fourth quarter.

January 05, 2009

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on Fourth-Quarter 2008 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its fourth-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

December 09, 2008

Praxair Reduces Fourth-Quarter 2008 Earnings Estimates and Implements Cost-Reduction Measures

In response to the substantial slowdown in demand in the fourth quarter, Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is reducing its fourth-quarter guidance for fully diluted earnings per share to a range of $0.95 to $1.00 excluding charges described below.*

November 18, 2008

Praxair CEO to Address CITI Chemicals Conference

Stephen F. Angel, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address Citi’s 19th Annual Chemicals Conference in New York City on Tuesday, December 2, 2008 at 9:10 a.m. ET.

October 29, 2008

Praxair Reports Record Third-Quarter 2008 Results

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported record net income of $355 million and diluted earnings per share of $1.11 in the third quarter, compared to $305 million and 94 cents, respectively, in the prior year.

October 29, 2008

Praxair Declares Dividend in Fourth Quarter 2008

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 37.5 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.

October 02, 2008

Praxair Selected for Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has been included in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) 2008 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index.

September 29, 2008

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on Third-Quarter 2008 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its third-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

September 26, 2008

Praxair CFO to Address Oppenheimer Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Oppenheimer 3rd Annual Industrials Conference in New York on Friday, October 3 at 9:30 a.m. ET.

September 18, 2008

North West Upgrading Selects Praxair to Supply Oxygen in Alberta

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that North West Upgrading Inc. (NWU), has selected Praxair Canada Inc., the largest industrial gas supplier in Canada, to provide the industrial gases needed for its heavy oil Upgrader in Sturgeon County,...

September 10, 2008

Praxair Electronics Announces Price Increase for Tantalum

Praxair Electronics, a division of Praxair Inc. (NYSE: PX), announced a worldwide price increase of 15% on tantalum products, effective immediately or as customer contracts otherwise permit.

September 09, 2008

Praxair CFO to Address Credit Suisse Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Credit Suisse Chemical and Ag Science Conference in New York on Wednesday, September 17 at 12:00 pm ET.

September 08, 2008

Praxair CFO to Address Bank of America Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Bank of America 38th Annual Investment Conference in San Francisco on Monday, September 15 at 2:30 p.m. PT (5:30 pm ET).

September 05, 2008

Praxair Selected for Dow Jones Sustainability Index

For the sixth consecutive year, Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has been selected as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.

September 04, 2008

Praxair China Signs Supply Contract with Anhui Huayi Chemical

Praxair (China) Investment Co., Ltd. has signed a long-term supply contract with Anhui HuaYi Chemical Co., Ltd., an affiliate of Shanghai HuaYi (Group) Co., Ltd., one of the largest chemical groups in China supplying fine and specialty chemicals.

September 02, 2008

Praxair to Supply Hydrogen to BP in Indiana

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has finalized an agreement with BP whereby Praxair will supply hydrogen and steam to BP’s Whiting, Indiana, refinery complex. Praxair will build two new hydrogen plants with a total capacity of 200 million standard cubic...

September 01, 2008

Praxair China Expands Supply Agreement with Shaoguan Iron & Steel Group Co., Ltd.

Praxair (China) Investment Co., Ltd. has signed a long-term supply agreement with Guangdong Shaoguan Iron & Steel Group Co., Ltd (Shaoguan Steel). Under this contract, Praxair China will build a large air separation plant to go on stream in mid-2010.

August 21, 2008

Praxair to Seek DOE Funding for Oxy-Coal Project

In response to a Funding Opportunity recently issued by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Coal Power Initiative, Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) will submit a proposal, working with the Jamestown Oxy-Coal Alliance and others, to demonstrate technology...

August 20, 2008

Praxair Distribution Names Byers Mergers and Acquisitions VP

Steve Byers, currently Southern Division general manager for Praxair Distribution, Inc. (PDI), has been named vice president of acquisitions.

August 05, 2008

Praxair Distribution Announces Price Increases Effective September 1, 2008

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), is notifying its industrial, medical and specialty gas cylinder customers in the U.S. and Canada of price increases effective September 1, 2008 or as otherwise permitted by...

July 30, 2008

Praxair Surface Technologies Expands its Coatings Services to GE-Aviation

Praxair Surface Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), today announced the completion of a major expansion in its Indianapolis-based ceramic coating facility, which is used to coat aircraft engine components for...

July 24, 2008

Praxair Signs Clean-Coal Agreement with Vattenfall

Praxair Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has signed an agreement with Vattenfall AB of Sweden, one of Europe's leading energy companies, to provide technology and engineering in the joint development of advanced...

July 23, 2008

Praxair Reports Record Second-Quarter 2008 Results; Raises Full-Year Guidance

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported second-quarter net income of $349 million and diluted earnings per share of $1.08, compared to $291 million and 89 cents, respectively, in the prior-year quarter.

July 23, 2008

Praxair Board Authorizes $1 Billion Share Repurchase Program; Declares Quarterly Dividend in Third Quarter 2008

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has authorized a new repurchase program for up to $1 billion of its common stock, reflecting the company's strong balance sheet and free-cash-flow generation.

July 21, 2008

Praxair China Announces Price Increase

Praxair (China) Investment Co., Ltd. is notifying industrial gas customers in China of a 10% percent price increase, effective July 1, 2008, or as contracts permit.

July 21, 2008

Praxair Appointed to Advisory Committee of Climate Disclosure Standards Board

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has been appointed to the Advisory Committee of the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB).

July 17, 2008

Praxair to Expand Production in Germany

Praxair Deutschland GmbH & Co., KG, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will expand its industrial gases production capability in the Rhineland area of Germany in order to meet increasing customer demand.

July 15, 2008

Praxair to Supply Gases and Equipment to Pevafersa for New Solar Cell Plant in Spain

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has been chosen by Pevafersa Group as the supplier of gases, gas equipment and gas management services for Pevafersa’s solar cell manufacturing facility in Toro, Spain.

July 07, 2008

Praxair China Wins Contract for Reactor Cooling

Praxair China, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has signed a contract to supply liquid nitrogen and a state-of-the-art nitrogen cooling system (NCOOL™) to the Jiangsu Defeng Pharmaceutical & Chemical Co., Ltd. (Defeng).

July 01, 2008

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on Second-Quarter 2008 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its second-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

June 25, 2008

Praxair Names Roberge Chief Technology Officer; Murphy to Lead Electronics Business

Ray Roberge, formerly president, Praxair Electronics, has been named corporate vice president and chief technology officer, reporting to Steve Angel, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX).

June 17, 2008

Praxair Announces Price Increases Effective July 1, 2008

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is notifying industrial gas customers in the United States of the following price and monthly fee increases, effective July 1, 2008, or as contracts permit:

June 10, 2008

Governor's Announced Support for Jamestown Board of Public Utilities' (BPU) Clean Coal Power Plant Project an Economic Boost for Jamestown

New York State Governor David A. Paterson's announcement of support for the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Oxy-Coal Power Plant project and his authorization of $6 million in state funds to support the continuing development of the...

May 30, 2008

Praxair CFO to Address JP Morgan Basics and Industrials Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the JP Morgan Basics and Industrials Conference in New York on Wednesday, June 4 at 8:15 a.m. EDT.

May 28, 2008

Praxair Receives GE Award for Productivity

Praxair Cryomag Services, a subsidiary of Praxair Inc. (NYSE: PX), was recently presented with a Productivity Award at the 2008 GE Healthcare Global Supplier Day.

May 22, 2008

Praxair CEO to Address Sanford C. Bernstein & CO. Strategic Decisions Conference

Stephen F. Angel, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Strategic Decisions Conference in New York on Friday, May 30, at 11:00 a.m. EDT.

May 16, 2008

Praxair Signs Heat-Treat Joint Marketing Agreements

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has signed joint marketing agreements with Atmosphere Engineering Company and with Super Systems, Inc. in order to combine the core competencies of each company into a superior comprehensive solution for heat-treat customers.

May 13, 2008

Praxair EVP to Address Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference

Ricardo S. Malfitano, executive vice president of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference 2008 in New York on Wednesday, May 21, at 10:00 a.m. EDT.

May 05, 2008

Praxair CFO to Address Bank of America BASics/Industrial Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Bank of America BASics/Industrials Conference in New York on Thursday, May 8, at 9:20 a.m. EDT.

April 30, 2008

Praxair China Signs Supply Contract With Zhenshi Group

Praxair (China) Investment Co., Ltd., has signed a contract with Zhenshi Group Eastern Special Steel Co., Ltd. to supply oxygen, nitrogen and argon for its 500,000-ton stainless steel project.

April 23, 2008

Praxair Reports Record First Quarter 2008; Raises Full-Year Guidance

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported first quarter net income of $307 million and diluted earnings per share of 96 cents, including the impact of a $17 million or 3 cent pension settlement charge.

April 22, 2008

Praxair Declares Dividend in Second Quarter 2008

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 37.5 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.

April 21, 2008

Praxair Expands Supply to Samsung in Korea

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) and Samsung Electronics have signed a memorandum of understanding under which Praxair will increase production capability to 3,300 tons per day for line #8 at Samsung Electronics’ advanced thin-film-transistor,...

April 17, 2008

Praxair Distribution Announces Price Actions

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), announced discount reductions and price increases for its industrial, medical and specialty gas cylinder customers in the U.S. and Canada effective immediately or as otherwise...

April 15, 2008

Praxair Tops Safety Categories

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has received two prestigious awards from the Compressed Gas Association (CGA) for its outstanding safety performance in 2007.

April 07, 2008

Praxair China Signs Second Contract to Supply Drinking Water Plant Serving Olympic Games

Beijing Praxair Inc., an affiliate of Praxair China, has signed an exclusive oxygen-supply contract with Beijing No. 3 Water Works which will provide fresh drinking water to Beijing for the Olympic Games.

April 03, 2008

Praxair Raises Prices for Silane

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is notifying customers worldwide of a price increase for silane in the range of 20% to 30%, effective immediately or as contracts permit.

April 02, 2008

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on First-Quarter 2008 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its first-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

April 01, 2008

Praxair China Expands Supply Agreement with Meishan Iron & Steel

Praxair (China) Investment Co., Ltd. has signed a long-term supply agreement with Nanjing-based Meishan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of the Baosteel Group.

March 27, 2008

Praxair CFO to Address Lehman Global Chemical Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer, of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address Lehman Brothers Global Chemical Industry Leaders Conference in Budapest, Hungary on Thursday, April 3, at 9:30 a.m. local time and...

March 11, 2008

Praxair China Supplies Oxygen for Water Treatment Projects Serving Beijing Olympic Games

Beijing Praxair Inc., an affiliate of Praxair China, has signed an oxygen supply contract with Beijing Drainage Group Co., Ltd (BDG).

March 04, 2008

Praxair Issues $500 Million of Seven-Year Bonds

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has priced $500 million of seven-year bonds maturing March 30, 2015 at a coupon interest rate of 4.625% and a price of 99.859%.

February 29, 2008

Praxair to Supply Gases and Equipment to Silfab - First Solar Polysilicon Manufacturing Facility in Italy

Praxair, Inc., a leading supplier of industrial gases, through Rivoira SpA, its regional company in Italy, has been chosen by Silfab SpA as the supplier of gases, gas equipment and gas management services for Silfab’s solar grade polysilicon...

February 27, 2008

Praxair Names Krut to New Sustainability Post

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has named Riva Krut to the new position of director of sustainability.

February 26, 2008

Praxair Board Nominates Dicciani of Honeywell

Nance Dicciani, president and chief executive officer of Honeywell Specialty Materials, has been nominated for election to the Praxair Board of Directors.

February 22, 2008

Praxair CEO To Address Citigroup Industrial Conference

Stephen F. Angel, chairman, president and chief executive officer, of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address CITI’s 21st Annual Global Industrial Manufacturing Conference in New York City on Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at 8:00 a.m. ET.

February 19, 2008

Praxair EVP to Address Morgan Stanley Conference

Ricardo S. Malfitano, executive vice president of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address Morgan Stanley's 2008 Global Basic Materials Conference in New York City on Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 9:40 a.m. ET.

February 07, 2008

Praxair CFO to Address Lehman Industrial Select Conference

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Twenty-Fifth Annual Lehman Industrial Select Conference in Miami Beach, Florida, on Tuesday, February 12, at 1:55 pm ET.

February 04, 2008

Praxair Acquires Packaged Gases Business

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has acquired Kirk Welding Supply, Inc. of Kansas City, Missouri. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

January 23, 2008

Praxair Raises Dividend 25% in First Quarter 2008

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 37.5 cents per share, a 25% increase from the previous quarter.

January 23, 2008

Praxair Fourth-Quarter 2007 EPS 98 Cents; Full-Year 2007 EPS $3.62

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported record sales and earnings in the fourth quarter and full year of 2007.

January 22, 2008

Praxair Surface Technologies to Expand Global Capacity for Industrial Gas Turbine Coatings

Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will complete a multi-million dollar investment to add capacity for advanced coatings in early 2008.

January 22, 2008

Praxair Surface Technologies Receives Supplier of the Year Honors from Dresser-Rand

Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), was recently named "Supplier of the Year" at the Dresser-Rand Supply Chain Performance Conference.

January 15, 2008

Praxair Upgrades Gulf Coast Oxygen Pipeline system

Praxair, Inc. (PX: NYSE) will upgrade the production capability of its Gulf Coast oxygen pipeline system in order to meet growing demand for gaseous oxygen from pipeline customers under contract.

January 02, 2008

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on Fourth-Quarter 2007 Earnings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its fourth-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

December 20, 2007

Praxair China Expands Cooperation with Jinlong Copper

Praxair (China) Investment Co., Ltd. has signed a 15-year supply contract with Jinlong Copper Co., Ltd., the largest copper smelting joint venture in China, located in Tongling, Anhui Province.

December 18, 2007

Praxair Appoints Hydrogen Expert to Corporate Fellow

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has named Ray Drnevich a corporate fellow in recognition of his exceptional scientific achievements.

December 11, 2007

Praxair Board Elects McVay

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that Larry D. McVay, retired chief operating officer of TNK-BP Holding, a BP joint venture in Russia, has been elected to the Praxair Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2008.

December 07, 2007

Praxair Announces Price Increases Effective January 2008

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) and Praxair Canada Inc. are notifying industrial gas customers in the United States and Canada of the following price and facility fee/monthly basic charges increases, effective January 1, 2008, or as contracts permit:

December 03, 2007

Yara Praxair Joint Venture Established in Scandinavia

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) and Yara International ASA of Norway have formally launched a joint venture, Yara Praxair AS, effective November 30, to develop growth opportunities in the industrial gases sector in Scandinavia.

November 30, 2007

Praxair Management To Address Citi Basic Materials Symposium

Robert S. Vruggink, senior vice president of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the CITI Basic Materials Symposium in New York City on Tuesday, December 4, 2007 at 8:50 a.m. ET.

November 07, 2007

Praxair Issues $400 Million of Seven-Year Bonds

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has priced $400 million of seven-year bonds maturing November 15, 2014 at a coupon interest rate of 5.25% and a price of 99.768%.

October 24, 2007

Praxair Third-Quarter 2007 EPS Increases 25% To 94 Cents

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced record third-quarter sales and earnings.

October 23, 2007

Praxair Declares Dividend in Fourth Quarter 2007

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 30 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.

October 23, 2007

Praxair Board Elects Galante of ExxonMobil

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) announced today that Edward G. Galante, 56, retired senior vice president of Exxon Mobil Corporation, has been elected to the Praxair Board of Directors, effective December 1.

October 22, 2007

Praxair Commercializes Industry's Only Hydrogen Storage

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has begun supplying its pipeline hydrogen customers out of its innovative hydrogen storage facility in Texas.

September 25, 2007

JSW Steel Selects Praxair to Supply Oxygen in Vijaynagar

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that JSW Steel has selected Praxair India, the largest industrial gas producer in India, to meet its industrial gas needs for the expansion of its steel plant in Vijaynagar from 6.8 million tonnes (7.5...

September 25, 2007

Praxair to Form Gas Distribution Joint Venture

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), its joint venture business, Welco-CGI Gas Technologies, LLC and GT&S, Inc., have signed an agreement to form an industrial gases distribution joint venture.

September 25, 2007

Praxair Selected for Dow Jones Sustainability Index

For the fifth consecutive year, Praxair has been selected as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.

September 24, 2007

Praxair to Participate in Spanish Clean-Coal Project

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that it will work with Fundación Ciudad de la Energía (CIUDEN), a Spanish government agency, to develop a pilot facility incorporating advanced technologies for carbon dioxide abatement and capture from...

September 17, 2007

Praxair and Foster Wheeler Form Alliance to Pursue Clean Coal Demonstration Projects

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) and Foster Wheeler North America Corp., a US subsidiary of Foster Wheeler Ltd. (Nasdaq: FWLT) have signed a multi-year agreement that calls for the joint pursuit of certain demonstration projects that will incorporate...

September 17, 2007

Praxair to Build Specialty Gases Center in Nanjing, China

Praxair China has announced plans to build a new state-of-the-art specialty gases facility in the Nanjing Science Park, in Nanjing, China.

September 13, 2007

Praxair Distribution Announces Price Actions

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), announced the following price actions for its packaged gas products in the U.S. and Canada:

September 05, 2007

Praxair Starts Up Supply To Samsung Flat-panel Display Factory

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has started up a new air separation plant with a capacity of 1,300 tons per day to supply Samsung Electronics' advanced thin-film-transistor, liquid-crystal-display (TFT-LCD) factory in Tangjeong, South Korea.

August 30, 2007

Praxair Surface Technologies and FMC Technologies Sign Agreement for Thermal Spray Coatings Service

Praxair Surface Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has reached agreement with FMC Technologies to supply thermal spray coatings for gate valve components used in oil and natural gas production.

August 13, 2007

Praxair Signs Agreement to Sell Israeli Business

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has signed an agreement to sell its majority interest in Maxima Air Separation Center Ltd., based in Ramat Gan, Israel, to Discount Investment Corporation Ltd. (DIC), one of Israel's largest holding companies, a part of...

August 03, 2007

Praxair Announces Senior Management Changes

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced the following senior management changes today:

July 31, 2007

Oxy-Coal Project Promises Economic, Environmental Benefits For Upstate New York

The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU), Praxair, Inc., Ecology & Environment, Inc. (E&E), University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and Dresser-Rand Group, Inc. announced today a potential carbon capture and...

July 25, 2007

Praxair Board Authorizes $1-Billion Share Repurchase Program; Declares Quarterly Dividend

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has authorized the repurchase of up to $1 billion of its common stock, reflecting the company’s strong balance sheet and growing free-cash-flow generation from operations.

July 25, 2007

Praxair Reports Record Second-Quarter 2007 EPS Up 19% To 89 Cents and Raises Full-Year Guidance

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced record second-quarter sales and earnings.

June 19, 2007

Praxair Posts Monthly Business Trends for May 2007

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today is posting a report on May 2007 business trends on its web site, www.praxair.com, in the "Investors" section.

June 08, 2007

Praxair Expands Production in Washington and Minnesota

Praxair, Inc. (PX:NYSE) will add capacity at its bulk atmospheric gases production facilities in Fife, Washington, and Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, in order to meet growing demand in those regions.

June 01, 2007

Praxair Acquires Wilson Welding of Warren, Michigan

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), announced today that it has acquired Wilson Welding & Medical Gases of Warren, Michigan.

May 30, 2007

Praxair Begins New Plant Operation in Guangzhou

Praxair (China) Investment Co., Ltd has started up a new 400-tons-per-day air separation plant for LianZhong (GZ) Stainless Steel Corp (LianZhong) in Guangzhou, South China.

May 21, 2007

Praxair Releases April Business Trends; Will Discontinue Report After Second Quarter

Today Praxair posted its April Business Trends Report on its website www.praxair.com/investors.

May 16, 2007

Praxair and Yara Announce Industrial Gases Partnership in Scandinavia

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) and Yara International ASA of Norway have signed an agreement whereby Praxair would acquire a 50% interest in Yara's industrial gases business in Scandinavia.

May 15, 2007

Praxair Provides Hydrogen for GM's Chevy Sequel

Praxair, Inc. joined General Motors Corp today in making history by providing hydrogen for the Chevy Sequel, "the world's most technologically advanced automobile."

May 02, 2007

Praxair Acquires Rite Weld Supply, Inc. of Fort Worth, Texas

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), announced today that it has acquired Rite Weld Supply, Inc. of Fort Worth, Texas.

April 27, 2007

Praxair Licenses 100th EAF CoJet® Gas Injection System to Nanjing Iron & Steel

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that it has licensed its 100th patented electric arc furnace (EAF) CoJet gas injection system to Nanjing Iron & Steel United Co., Ltd., which is also the fourth major Chinese steel manufacturer in two years...

April 25, 2007

Praxair Reports First-Quarter 2007 EPS Up 19% To 81 Cents and Raises Full-Year Guidance

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported strong results in the first quarter of 2007.

April 24, 2007

Praxair Declares Dividend in Second Quarter 2007

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 30 cents per share.

April 20, 2007

Praxair's UpTime® Technology Upheld in U.S. Court

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported several developments in its patent litigations with ATMI, Inc. concerning their respective sub-atmospheric ion implant dispenser technologies for semiconductor processing.

March 19, 2007

Praxair Posts Monthly Business Trends for February 2007

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today is posting a report on February 2007 business trends on its web site, www.praxair.com, in the "Investors" section.

March 08, 2007

Praxair Issues $325 Million of Ten-Year Bonds

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has priced $325 million of ten-year bonds maturing March 15, 2017 at a coupon interest rate of 5.20% and a price of 99.799%.

February 22, 2007

Praxair to Expand Storage and Industrial Gas Production at Kirtland, New Mexico Facility

Praxair, Inc. (PX: NYSE) announced today that it will expand its storage and industrial gas production capacities at its Kirtland, New Mexico facility.

February 21, 2007

Praxair Posts Monthly Business Trends for January 2007

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today is posting a report on January 2007 business trends on its web site, www.praxair.com, in the "Investors" section.

February 20, 2007

Praxair to Acquire Linde's Industrial Gases Business in Mexico

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Mittler Supply, Inc., a leading independent distributor of industrial, medical, specialty gases and...

February 15, 2007

International Partnership Executes Agreement with Thyssenkrupp CSA

An international partnership formed by Praxair, Inc., Air Liquide and ThyssenKrupp Minergy has signed a 20-year agreement to supply industrial gases to ThyssenKrupp CSA Companhia Siderúrgica, a joint venture between the German group ThyssenKrupp...

February 07, 2007

Praxair Announces Increases for Gas Prices and Facility Fees, and Argon Demand Charge

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is notifying industrial, medical and specialty-gas customers in the U.S. of the following price and facility fee increases, effective immediately, except as otherwise permitted by the terms and conditions of customer...

January 24, 2007

Praxair Fourth-Quarter 2006 EPS 82 Cents; Full-Year 2006 EPS $3.00

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported record sales and earnings in the fourth quarter and full year of 2006.

January 24, 2007

Praxair Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), the largest industrial gases company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide, today celebrates the 100th anniversary of its founding as well as its 15th year as a publicly-traded corporation.

January 24, 2007

Praxair To Acquire Mittler Supply Of Indiana

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Mittler Supply, Inc., a leading independent distributor of industrial, medical, specialty gases and...

January 23, 2007

Praxair Increases Quarterly Dividend 20% in First Quarter 2007

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 30 cents per share, an increase of 20% over the previous quarter.

January 23, 2007

Praxair Announces Major Contract with Jiangsu SOPO for Industrial Gases Supply

Praxair China, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that it has signed a major contract with Jiangsu SOPO (Group) Co., Ltd, for the supply of industrial gases to SOPO's acetic acid plant.

January 18, 2007

Praxair to Supply New SMIC Wafer Plant in Shanghai

Praxair China and Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC) have signed a contract for Praxair to supply industrial gases to SMIC's new FAB 8 facility in Shanghai, China.

January 02, 2007

Praxair Acquires Blue Rhino Assets in Canada

Praxair Distribution, a division of Praxair Canada Inc., has acquired the Canadian propane tank-exchange business of Blue Rhino, a Ferrellgas Partners L.P. (NYSE: FGP) company.

December 20, 2006

Praxair Posts Monthly Business Trends for November 2006

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today is posting a report on November 2006 business trends on its web site, www.praxair.com, in the "Investors" section.

December 12, 2006

Praxair Acquires Lake County Medical Gases, Inc., and Withrow Oxygen Service, Inc.

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has acquired the packaged gas business and facilities of Lake County Medical Gas, Inc. of Mundelein, Illinois and Withrow Oxygen Service, Inc. of South Lake Tahoe, California.

November 28, 2006

Praxair Acquires Two Welding Supply Firms

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has acquired Casper's Welding Solutions & Supply LLC, of Canfield, Ohio, and Welding Equipment Company, Inc. of Long Beach, California.

November 21, 2006

Praxair Introduces New Cylinder Monitoring Service

Praxair Distribution Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), announced today the commercial introduction of its new wireless pressure monitoring service for remote management of cylinder gases.

November 20, 2006

Praxair Posts Monthly Business Trends for October 2006

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today is posting a report on October 2006 business trends on its web site, www.praxair.com, in the "Investors" section.

October 30, 2006

Praxair Issues $400 Million of Ten-Year Bonds

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today priced $400 million of ten-year bonds maturing November 1, 2016 at a coupon interest rate of 5.375% and a price of 99.817%.

October 26, 2006

Praxair Realigns Senior Management Structure

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has announced a reorganization of its senior management team, effective November 1, 2006.

October 25, 2006

Praxair Reports Third-Quarter 2006 EPS of 75 Cents; Raises Guidance

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced third-quarter diluted earnings per share of 75 cents, up 27% on a comparable basis.*

October 24, 2006

Praxair Declares Quarterly Dividend in Fourth Quarter 2006

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 25 cents per share.

October 16, 2006

Praxair Acquires Hobart Industrial Gases

Praxair Distribution Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has acquired Hobart Industrial Gases of Fort Wayne, Indiana.

October 11, 2006

Praxair to Build Hydrogen Facility at the Chevron Richmond Refinery

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has finalized an agreement with Chevron Products Company to build a hydrogen facility at the Chevron Richmond Refinery in Contra Costa County, Calif., that is expected to be completed by fall of 2008.

October 06, 2006

Reilley To Retire From Praxair; Angel To Assume Leadership

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that Dennis H. Reilley, chairman and chief executive officer, will step down as CEO at the end of 2006.

October 06, 2006

Praxair Starts Up Hydrogen Plant in Indiana

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has announced the startup of a new hydrogen plant in Whiting, Indiana.

September 27, 2006

SCIPG to Supply Oxygen and Nitrogen to Bayer Polyurethane Facility in Shanghai, China

Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Industrial Gases Company (SCIPIG), a 50-50 joint venture between Praxair Inc. and Air Liquide, two leading global suppliers of industrial gas, has reached an agreement with Bayer MaterialScience to supply industrial...

September 22, 2006

Praxair Posts Monthly Business Trends for August 2006

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today is posting a report on August 2006 business trends on its web site, www.praxair.com, in the "Investors" section.

September 14, 2006

Praxair Executive to Address Credit Suisse Conference

Ricardo S. Malfitano, Executive vice president of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Credit Suisse Chemical Conference in New York on Wednesday, September 20, at 9:00 am ET.

September 11, 2006

Praxair Selected for Dow Jones Sustainability Index

For the fourth consecutive year, Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has been selected as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.

September 11, 2006

Praxair Chemax to Increase Transfill Production of Silane in Toufen, Taiwan

Praxair Chemax Semiconductor Materials Co. Ltd., a joint venture between Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) and China Petrochemical Development Corp., announced that it will double the transfill production of silane in their Toufen, Taiwan facility.

September 08, 2006

Praxair Announces Price Increases For Gases and Facility Fees

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is notifying industrial, medical and specialty gas customers in the U.S. of the following price and facility fee increases, effective immediately, except as otherwise permitted by the terms and conditions of customer...

August 30, 2006

Praxair Awarded Ten-Year Contract by NEC Electronics America for Bulk Gases and Onsite Services

Praxair Electronics, a division of Praxair Inc., (NYSE:PX), based in Orangeburg, NY, has been awarded a ten-year contract by NEC Electronics America, Inc., a leading provider of semiconductor products in the Americas, to provide bulk gases and...

August 21, 2006

Praxair Starts up First LNG Plant in Brazil

White Martins, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), has started up the first natural gas liquefaction plant in Brazil.

August 18, 2006

Praxair Posts Monthly Business Trends for July 2006

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today is posting a report on July 2006 business trends on its web site, www.praxair.com, in the "Investors" section.

July 26, 2006

Praxair Reports Second-Quarter 2006 EPS of 75 Cents, Raises Guidance

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced record second-quarter net income of $247 million, and diluted earnings per share of 75 cents.

July 25, 2006

Praxair Declares Quarterly Dividend in Third Quarter 2006

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 25 cents per share.

July 20, 2006

Praxair Introduces a New Patented Remote Monitoring System for Cryogenic Containers

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has introduced a new, patented remote monitoring system developed for worldwide monitoring of cryogenic containers.

June 29, 2006

Praxair Distribution Announces Price Increases

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced price increases for its industrial gas customers in the U.S. and Canada, effective July 1, where permitted by the terms and conditions of existing customer contracts:

June 20, 2006

Praxair Posts Monthly Business Trends for May 2006

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today is posting a report on May 2006 business trends on its web site, www.praxair.com, in the "Investors" section.

June 12, 2006

Praxair to Permanently Relocate St. Louis Facility Operations to Cahokia, Illinois (June 12, 2006)

Praxair Distribution Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Praxair Inc. (NYSE: PX), announced today that it will permanently relocate its industrial gases distribution facility, formerly located on Chouteau Avenue in St. Louis, to an existing company...

June 08, 2006

Praxair Introduces New Shielding Gases for Robotic Welders

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has introduced RoboStar® shielding gases, a family of gas blends specifically formulated for robotic welding equipment, as well as fixed automation and high speed welding...

June 01, 2006

Praxair to Supply the Largest Copper Smelting JV in China

Praxair China has been awarded a 15-year contract from Jinlong Copper Co., Ltd. (Jinlong) to supply pipeline oxygen at their plant in Tongling, Anhui Province.

June 01, 2006

AMKO Service Company Receives ISO 9001-2000 Certification for Five US Facililties

AMKO Service Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has received ISO 9001:2000 certification from Quality Systems Registrars, Inc. for its U.S. facilities in Dover and Gnadenhutten, Ohio; Adelanto, California; Hope,...

May 31, 2006

Praxair Announces Contract with Pasadena Refining

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced a long-term agreement with Pasadena Refining System, Inc. to provide hydrogen to its Pasadena, Texas, refinery starting in April 2007.

May 24, 2006

Praxair India Awarded Second Major On-Site Contract by Tata Steel

Praxair India today announced the award of a major contract from Tata Steel to build and operate two on-site industrial gas plants at the site of their steel plant at Jamshedpur, in the state of Jharkhand.

May 22, 2006

Praxair Posts Monthly Business Trends for April 2006

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today is posting a report on April 2006 business trends on its web site, www.praxair.com, in the "Investors" section.

May 08, 2006

Praxair Upgrades Online Purchasing System

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that it has introduced major upgrades to its popular Praxair Express™ online order processing system.

May 05, 2006

Praxair Executives to Address Investors

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will host an Investor Day on Thursday, May 11, 2006, beginning at 8:00 am Eastern time in New York City.

May 04, 2006

Praxair India Signs Major On-site Contract

Praxair India today announced the award of a major contract from the Steel Authority of India (SAIL) to build and operate an on-site industrial gas plant at the site of SAIL's steel plant in Durgapur, north of Kolkata.

April 26, 2006

Praxair Reports First Quarter 2006 EPS of 68 Cents and Raises Guidance

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced record first-quarter net income of $225 million, and diluted earnings per share of 68 cents.

April 25, 2006

Praxair Declares Quarterly Dividend in Second Quarter 2006

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 25 cents per share.

April 24, 2006

Praxair Builds Peak-Shaving Hydrogen Storage System

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is constructing a hydrogen storage facility to enable peak shaving, which will be the first of its kind in the industrial gases industry.

April 10, 2006

Praxair China Signs 15-Year Supply Deal with Lianzhong (Guangzhou) Stainless Steel

Praxair China, a leading industrial gases supplier in China, has entered into a new long-term agreement with Lianzhong (Guangzhou) Stainless Steel Corp. (Lianzhong) for the supply of oxygen, nitrogen and argon to its stainless steel works, which...

April 04, 2006

Gridiron Capital Acquires Aviation-Repair Business from Praxair

Gridiron Capital, LLC and Praxair Inc., (NYSE: PX) announced today they have entered into a definitive agreement for Praxair to sell the aviation services division of Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc. to a new corporation established by Gridiron...

March 31, 2006

Praxair Opens New Helium Distribution Center in Waxahachie, Texas

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced the opening of a new helium distribution center in Waxahachie, Texas, 20 miles south of the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

March 29, 2006

Praxair Announces Price Increases and Related Actions

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced it is notifying its industrial, medical and specialty gas customers in the U.S. and helium customers worldwide of the following price increases, effective immediately, except as otherwise permitted by the...

March 21, 2006

Praxair Posts Monthly Business Trends for February 2006

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today is posting a report on February's 2006 business trends in the "Investors" section on its web site, www.praxair.com/investors.

March 10, 2006

Praxair Names Phillips North East U.S. Division General Manager

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has named Bob Phillips to the position of North East U.S. Division General Manager reporting to Pat Heffernan, vice president and general manager.

March 10, 2006

Brittingham Named Vice President & General Manager at Praxair

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has announced the promotion of Randy Brittingham to the position of Vice President and General Manager, U.S., reporting to Praxair Distribution's President Wayne Yakich.

February 28, 2006

Praxair Appoints Steve Angel As President & Chief Operating Officer

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) announced today that Stephen F. Angel, currently executive vice president, will be appointed president and chief operating officer, effective March 1, 2006.

February 21, 2006

Praxair Posts Monthly Business Trends for January 2006

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today is posting a report on January's 2006 business trends on its web site, www.praxair.com, in the "Investors" section.

February 09, 2006

Praxair Opens New Cylinder Gases Plant in Tacoma, Washington

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced the opening of a new packaged gases production facility in Tacoma, Washington.

February 09, 2006

Praxair Names Byers to Lead New Division

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has appointed Steve Byers to lead the integration of the businesses and employees of Constar LLC into the newly created Southern Division of Praxair Distribution, Inc.

February 09, 2006

Praxair Names Bright to Lead Central California Division

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced the promotion of Bill Bright to general manager of the Central California Division reporting to Praxair Distribution president Wayne Yakich.

February 08, 2006

Praxair to Increase Gas Supply in Rocky Mountain Region

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will expand its industrial gas production facility in Loveland, Colorado, in response to the growing demand from oil and gas production customers in the U.S. Rocky Mountains.

February 01, 2006

Praxair Executive to Address UBS Conference

Robert Hossack, managing director, Praxair Canada Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the UBS Grass Roots Chemical Conference in Miami, Florida, on February 9, at 10:00 am Eastern Time.

January 25, 2006

Praxair Increases Quarterly Dividend 39% In First Quarter 2006

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 25 cents per share, an increase of 39% over the previous quarter.

January 25, 2006

Praxair Reports Record Fourth-Quarter 2005 Results

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported record fourth-quarter income, before an accounting change, of $220 million and earnings per share of 67 cents, up 22% from the prior year.

January 03, 2006

Praxair Acquires Constar of Norcross, Georgia

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has acquired the packaged gas business and facilities of Constar LLC of Norcross, Georgia and its affiliates Airstar Carolina, Airstar Tennessee, Airstar Savannah and Pye-Barker...

December 21, 2005

Praxair Rejects Property Offered by City of St. Louis (December 21, 2005)

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) today rejected the property offered by the City of St. Louis as a possible alternative site for Praxair Distribution's industrial and medical gases distribution facility.

December 20, 2005

Gerald Miller Named President of Praxair Services, Inc.

Praxair Services, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has appointed Gerald Miller president, effective January 1, 2006.

December 20, 2005

Praxair Posts Monthly Business Trends for November 2005

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today is posting a report on November 2005 business trends on its web site, www.praxair.com, in the "Investors" section.

November 22, 2005

Praxair Posts Monthly Business Trends for October 2005

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today is posting a report on October 2005 business trends on its web site, www.praxair.com, in the "Investors" section.

November 15, 2005

Praxair Distribution, Inc. Announces Price Increases and Related Actions

Praxair Distribution Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), today announced it has reduced discounts and increased pricing for its industrial, medical and specialty gases cylinder customers in the U.S. and Canada, beginning...

November 15, 2005

Praxair and Liburdi Automation Sign Joint Marketing Agreement

Praxair, Inc., (NYSE: PX) today announced that its packaged gases subsidiary, Praxair Distribution, Inc. has signed a joint marketing agreement with Liburdi Automation Inc. of Dundas, Ontario, Canada, and its subsidiary Liburdi Dimetrics...

November 02, 2005

Praxair Services' Leak Detection Technology For Above-Ground Storage Tanks Receives New Listing From NWGLDE

Praxair Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has received a new listing by the National Work Group on Leak Detection Evaluations (NWGLDE) for its leading-edge Tracer Tight® leak detection technology used to test above-ground...

November 01, 2005

Praxair Announces Startup of Nitric Oxide Plant in Pennsylvania

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced the startup of a nitric oxide (NO) plant in Bethlehem, Penn.

October 26, 2005

Praxair Third-Quarter 2005 EPS Up 15% To 61 Cents Excluding Income Tax Charge

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported third-quarter net income of $108 million, and diluted earnings per share of 33 cents.

October 26, 2005

Praxair Declares Dividend in Fourth Quarter 2005

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 18 cents per share, payable on December 15, 2005 to shareholders of record on December 7, 2005.

October 21, 2005

Praxair and Preco Agree to Provide Laser Welding and Other Solutions to Fabrication Industry

Praxair, Inc (NYSE: PX) announced today that its subsidiary, Praxair Distribution, Inc., has formed an alliance with Preco, Inc. to promote and sell laser welding, cladding, and heat treating systems and services to the fabrication industry.

October 19, 2005

Praxair Signs Air Canada to National Dry Ice Contract

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced that its subsidiary Praxair Distribution, a division of Praxair Canada Inc., has signed a long-term agreement with Air Canada, Canada’s largest national airline, for the exclusive supply of airline dry-ice...

October 12, 2005

Praxair and Lordco Sign Seven-Year Agreement

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced that Praxair Distribution in Canada and Lordco Parts Ltd., have signed a seven-year agreement for Praxair to be the company’s exclusive supplier of compressed industrial welding gases.

October 06, 2005

Praxair Submits Offer to Alcan For High-Purity Aluminum Business

Praxair Electronics, a division of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), announced today that it has submitted an offer to Alcan Inc. (NYSE, TSX: AL) for the purchase of Alcan's high-purity (5N) aluminum refining and casting operation in Mercus, France.

October 05, 2005

Praxair Announces Price Increases and Related Actions

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced price increases for its industrial and medical specialty gas customers in the U.S., and for helium customers worldwide.

October 04, 2005

Praxair Announces Hurricane Impact and Third Quarter 2005 Earnings Release Information

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that it expects the combined impacts of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita to reduce operating profit by $15 to $18 million, or about four cents of diluted earnings per share, in the third quarter ended September...

September 29, 2005

Praxair Announces Plans for St. Louis Facility (September 29, 2005)

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), announced today that it plans to start interim operations at its industrial gases facility on Chouteau Ave., St. Louis, while it continues to work with the City of...

September 29, 2005

Mechanical Failure Likely Cause of Fire at Praxair Distribution in St. Louis (September 29, 2005)

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), announced today that it believes a mechanical failure in a gas cylinder caused the major fire at its St. Louis distribution facility on Chouteau Ave. on June 24 this...

September 21, 2005

Praxair Electronics Opens New Advanced Components Manufacturing Facility in Poughkeepsie, New York

Praxair Electronics, a division of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), in Orangeburg, NY, announced the opening of a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Poughkeepsie, New York.

September 20, 2005

Praxair Opens New Cylinder Gases Plant in Houston Ship Channel

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced the completion of a new multi-million dollar plant to supply industrial, medical and specialty packaged gases to customers in Deer Park, Texas, near Houston, in an area known as the “Houston Ship Channel.”

September 15, 2005

Praxair Upgrades The Accustar System To Improve Cylinder Delivery

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced the completion of its upgrade and implementation of the AccuStarSM cylinder delivery management system that processes transactions electronically at the customer site.

September 09, 2005

Praxair Selected for Dow Jones Sustainability Index

For the third consecutive year, Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has been selected as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.

September 08, 2005

Praxair Chemax Opens Operations Center in Tainan, Taiwan

Praxair Chemax Semiconductor Materials Co., Ltd., a joint venture between Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), and China Petrochemical Development Corp., has announced the opening of an operations center located in Tainan in southern Taiwan.

September 02, 2005

Praxair Is Meeting Customer Demand for Liquid Hydrogen

The liquid hydrogen production facilities of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) came through Hurricane Katrina with minimal damage, and the company is continuing to supply existing customers.

August 29, 2005

Praxair Licenses CoJet® Technology to WCI Steel for Basic Oxygen Furnace

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced that it has signed a licensing agreement with WCI Steel, Inc., an integrated, flat-rolled steel producer, for use of Praxair’s patented CoJet® gas injection system in their basic oxygen furnace.

August 22, 2005

Praxair System Reduces NOx By 40% at Glatfelter Paper

Praxair, Inc.'s (NYSE: PX) patent-pending oxygen-enhanced low-NOx (oxides of nitrogen) combustion system has reduced NOx emissions by 40%-45% on Glatfelter's pulverized coal industrial boilers in Spring Grove, Penn.

August 02, 2005

Praxair India Signs Contract With Hospet Steels

Praxair India, a leading industrial gases company in India, today announced the winning of an important contract from Hospet Steels for the supply of oxygen.

July 27, 2005

Praxair Second Quarter 2005 EPS Rises 19% To 63 Cents

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported record second-quarter net income of $209 million, versus $175 million earned in the second quarter of 2004. Diluted earnings per share grew 19% to 63 cents, compared to 53 cents in last year’s quarter.

July 27, 2005

Praxair Declares Dividend in Third Quarter 2005

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today declared a quarterly dividend of 18 cents per share, payable on September 15, 2005 to shareholders of record on September 7, 2005.

July 14, 2005

Praxair Signs Contract with Horizon Resource Group

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced that Horizon Resource Group has selected Praxair Distribution, Inc. to provide industrial and specialty gases to members of Horizon Resource Group and signed a three year supply contract.

July 05, 2005

Praxair Electronics Announces Sureflow™ Bulk Specialty Gas Supply Systems

Praxair Electronics, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), in Orangeburg, NY, announces the new Sureflow™ Bulk Specialty Gas Supply (BSGS) system and controller, which will be introduced to the electronics market at next week's SEMICON West...

June 28, 2005

Fire at PDI Plant in St. Louis - June 28, 2005

Praxair Distribution, Inc. announced this evening that as a result of the fire at the company's facility at 2210 Chouteau Avenue, St. Louis, MO last Friday night, asbestos has been found in the ashes lying on the ground at the plant and in some...

June 15, 2005

Praxair Announces Argon and Helium Price Increases in the U.S. and Canada

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced it is notifying its industrial gas customers in the U.S. and Canada of the following price increases, effective June 14, 2005, except as otherwise provided by the terms and conditions of customer contracts:

June 10, 2005

Praxair Ultra Performance Tunnel Freezer Meets New USDA Sanitation Standards

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has developed and commercialized a new cryogenic tunnel freezer that meets the new USDA standards for sanitary equipment.

June 07, 2005

Blue Rhino Tank Exchange Program in Canada Reaches 100 Major Retail Locations

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) and Blue Rhino today announced that Blue Rhino® branded propane tank exchange is now available at 100 participating retail stores throughout Canada.

May 06, 2005

Praxair's CoJet® System Increases Productivity at Baosteel EAF

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced its recent success in applying the CoJet® gas injection system to Baosteel's electric arc furnace (EAF) in Shanghai, China.

May 05, 2005

Praxair and Proton Energy Systems Sign Distribution Agreements for US and Canada

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced the signing of an agreement with Proton Energy Systems, Inc. to become the exclusive distributor in Canada and a U.S. distributor for Proton's advanced on-site hydrogen generation systems for the electric...

May 02, 2005

King Named Praxair Government Relations Director - Finningan to Retire

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has named Valerie King director of government relations, succeeding Tom Finnigan, who has elected to retire after nearly 29 years of service.

April 28, 2005

Praxair Announces Price Increase for Certain Cylinder Gases

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced it has notified its customers in the U.S. and Canada of price increases for certain pure gases and mixtures.

April 27, 2005

Praxair Reports First-Quarter 2005 EPS Up 20% To 59 Cents

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported record first-quarter net income of $195 million, versus $164 million earned in the first quarter of 2004.

April 26, 2005

Praxair Shareholders Elect Alves to Board

At the annual meeting of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) shareholders today, José Paulo de Oliveira Alves, former chief executive officer of Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN LLC) USA, was elected to the board.

April 26, 2005

Praxair Declares Dividend in Second Quarter 2005

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) today declared a quarterly dividend of 18 cents per share, payable on June 15, 2005 to shareholders of record on June 7, 2005.

April 14, 2005

Praxair Licenses Advanced Low-NOx Technology to Glatfelter

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has entered into a technology license agreement with the P.H. Glatfelter Company (NYSE:GLT) under which Praxair will supply Glatfelter with its patent-pending low-NOx (oxides of nitrogen) combustion system.

April 12, 2005

Praxair and BP Finalize Hydrogen Supply Agreement

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has finalized an agreement with BP whereby Praxair will supply hydrogen to BP’s Whiting, Indiana, refinery over a 20-year period.

April 11, 2005

Praxair's Cryomag Services Business Receives ISO 9001:2000 Certification

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has received ISO 9001:2000 certification for its nine Cryomag Services' helium distribution facilities in the United States.

April 06, 2005

Praxair Services Offers Robotic Inspection Services For Above-Ground Storage Tanks

Praxair Services, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has purchased assets and technology of InTANK®, a robotic inspection service for above-ground storage tanks.

March 22, 2005

Praxair Signs Contract Extension with ESP

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced the signing of a contract extension with Environmental Systems Products (ESP) for the supply of precisely mixed, automotive inspection and maintenance calibration gases through 2006.

March 14, 2005

Praxair Finalizes Contract with Valero; Will Build New Hydrogen Plant

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has reached agreement with Valero Refining-Texas, L.P. to supply high-purity hydrogen to Valero’s Houston and Texas City, Texas, refineries for the production of ultra-low-sulfur motor fuels.

March 11, 2005

Praxair and Pemex Sign 15-Year Contract For Enhanced Oil Recovery Project In Southern Mexico

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has signed a 15-year contract with the Mexican state oil company, Pemex (Petroleos Mexicanos), to build, own and operate two air separation plants to supply nitrogen for enhanced oil recovery operations in Samaria and...

March 07, 2005

Praxair Achieves Fourth Consecutive Top Governance Rating

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has received the highest rating of 10 for corporate governance from Governance Metrics International (GMI) for the fourth consecutive time.

February 25, 2005

Praxair Increases U.S. Prices for Hydrogen and Carbon Dioxide

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is announcing to its customers in the United States price increases for hydrogen and carbon dioxide which will be effective immediately except as otherwise provided under specific contract terms.

February 18, 2005

Praxair Executive To Address Morgan Stanley Conference

Ricardo S. Malfitano, senior vice president for Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Morgan Stanley Basic Materials Conference in New York on February 23, 2005, at 9:00 am Eastern Time.

January 26, 2005

Praxair Reports Record Fourth-Quarter 2004 EPS Of 55 Cents and Net Income Of $181 Million

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported record net income of $181 million and diluted earnings per share of 55 cents for the fourth quarter of 2004, 17% higher than $155 million and 47 cents, respectively, in 2003.

January 25, 2005

Praxair Increases Dividend in First Quarter 2005

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) declared a 20% increase in Praxair’s quarterly dividend to 18 cents per share, payable on March 15, 2005 to shareholders of record on March 7, 2005.

January 24, 2005

Praxair Selected to Supply Samsung Electronics Expansion in Korea

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has been selected to supply multiple products to Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.'s expanding operations in Korea.

December 03, 2004

Praxair Completes Purchase of German Industrial Gas Business

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of certain industrial gas assets and related businesses in Germany from Air Liquide S.A. for 497 million euros or about $650 million.

November 19, 2004

Praxair to Demonstrate Two Hydrogen Fueling Systems for Canadian Fuel Cells Applications

Praxair Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) will demonstrate the company’s hydrogen-supply systems for backup power fuel cells in two different pilot applications.

November 15, 2004

Praxair Announces Price Increases and Related Actions

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced it is notifying its industrial, medical, and specialty gas customers in the U.S. and Canada of the following price increases, effective immediately, except as otherwise permitted by the terms and conditions...

November 08, 2004

Randy Kramer Named President of Praxair Europe

Praxair Inc., (NYSE:PX) announced today that Randy S. Kramer, formerly senior vice president of sales, has been appointed president of Praxair Europe, effective January 1, 2005.

November 04, 2004

James Breedlove Appointed To Vice President and General Counsel of Praxair

Dennis H. Reilley, chairman and chief executive officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), announced today that James T. Breedlove, formerly senior vice president and general counsel at GE Equipment Services, has been appointed to the position of vice...

October 27, 2004

Praxair Reports Third-Quarter 2004 EPS of 53 Cents

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported record net income of $177 million and diluted earnings per share of 53 cents for the third quarter of 2004, an increase of 18% compared to $150 million and 45 cents, respectively, in 2003.

October 26, 2004

Praxair Declares Dividend in Fourth Quarter 2004

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX - News) declared a quarterly dividend of 15 cents per share, payable on December 15, 2004 to shareholders of record on December 7, 2004.

October 22, 2004

BP, Praxair and Governor Schwarzenegger Dedicate First Retail-Designed Hydrogen Fueling Station for California at LAX

United by a vision to support California’s commitment to cleaner energy, BP, Praxair and key stakeholders were joined by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today for the dedication of the state’s first retail-designed hydrogen fueling station at the...

October 07, 2004

Praxair Acquires German Industrial Gas Business From Air Liquide

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has reached agreement with Air Liquide to purchase industrial gases assets and related businesses in Germany for 497 million Euros, or about $600 million.

September 23, 2004

Praxair Electronics Receives Award From Freescale Semiconductor

Praxair Electronics, a subsidiary of Praxair Inc. (NYSE: PX), based in Orangeburg, New York, received a 2003 Regional Supplier Recognition Award from Freescale Semiconductor.

September 13, 2004

Praxair and TSC Stores To Launch In-Store Programs For Welding Gases and Products In Canada

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) today announced that Praxair Distribution, division of Praxair Canada Inc., has signed an agreement to provide welding gases and hardgoods to TSC Stores Ltd., a London, Ontario, Canada-based retailer that specializes in...

September 07, 2004

Praxair Achieves Third Consecutive Top Governance Rating

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has received the highest rating of 10 for corporate governance from Governance Metrics International (GMI) for the third consecutive time.

September 07, 2004

Praxair Selected Again For Dow Jones Sustainability Index

For the second consecutive year, Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has been selected as an index component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.

August 24, 2004

Praxair Names Hall to Board of Directors

Ira D. Hall, president and chief executive officer of Utendahl Capital Management, L.P., has been elected to the board of directors of Praxair, Inc (NYSE:PX), effective September 1, 2004.

August 20, 2004

Luxxon Technology Awards Bulk Specialty Gas Delivery System Contract To Praxair Chemax

Praxair Chemax Semiconductor Materials Co. Ltd., a joint venture between Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), and China Petrochemical Development Corp., has been awarded a contract by light emitting diodes (LED) manufacturer, Luxxon Technology Corp.

August 16, 2004

Praxair Increases Prices on U.S. and Canada Cylinder Gases

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) subsidiaries Praxair Distribution, Inc., in the U.S., and Praxair Canada Inc., in Canada, announced today that they will increase prices between 10 and 15 percent for acetylene.

August 16, 2004

Praxair Chemax Wins Bulk Specialty Gas Delivery System Contract from LED Manufacturer in Taiwan

Praxair Chemax Semiconductor Materials Co. Ltd., a joint venture between Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), and China Petrochemical Development Corp, has been awarded a contract by Taiwanese light emitting diodes (LED) manufacturer, South Epitaxy Corp. (SEC).

August 09, 2004

Praxair and CSPC Sign Industrial Gases Supply Contract For Petrochemical Complex In Guangdong, China

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) and CNOOC and Shell Petrochemicals Company Limited (CSPC) today signed an industrial gases supply contract for Praxair to supply CSPC with its oxygen and nitrogen requirements for its new $4.3-billion integrated...

July 30, 2004

Praxair Names Wood To Board of Directors

Robert L. Wood, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Crompton Corporation, has been elected to the board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), effective September 1, 2004.

July 28, 2004

Praxair Starts Up Two New Hydrogen Plants

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) recently started up two new hydrogen plants in Texas City and Port Arthur, Texas.

July 28, 2004

Praxair Second-Quarter 2004 EPS Rises 18% To 53 Cents

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported record net income of $175 million and diluted earnings per share of 53 cents for the second quarter of 2004, compared to $150 million and 45 cents, respectively, in 2003.

July 27, 2004

Praxair Declares Dividend in Third Quarter 2004

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) declared a quarterly dividend of 15 cents per share, payable on September 15, 2004 to shareholders of record on September 7, 2004.

July 07, 2004

Praxair Electronics Receives Supplier of The Year Award From Altis

Praxair Electronics, a division of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has been named the 2004 Supplier of the Year by Altis Semiconductor, a leading European-based company, specializing in advanced logic technology used in mobile phones, computers and...

July 06, 2004

Praxair Electronics Expands Advanced Components Manufacturing Capacity and Technology

Praxair Electronics, a division of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has announced major upgrades of four of its Advanced Components facilities in North America.

June 30, 2004

Praxair Chemax Secures Bulk Specialty Gas Contract with Leading LED Manufacturer in Taiwan

Praxair Chemax Semiconductor Materials Co. Ltd., a joint venture between Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), and Chemax International Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Petrochemical Development Corp., has been awarded a contract by Taiwan light...

June 29, 2004

Praxair NatureWash™ Fresh-Cut Produce System Yields Extended Shelf Life

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) confirmed today that its NatureWash™ ozonated water wash and dry system for fresh-cut fruit delivers improved shelf life compared to conventional disinfection methods such as chlorine treatment.

June 28, 2004

Praxair Announces Price Increases for Gases;in U.S. and Canada

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) and its affiliated companies are notifying industrial, medical, and specialty gas customers in the U.S. and Canada of the following bulk and cylinder price increases, consistent with the terms and conditions of customer...

June 14, 2004

Praxair's AMKO Services Adds Additional Pneumatic Retesting Capabilities

AMKO Service Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., (NYSE: PX) announced today that it is now offering pneumatic retesting of carbon dioxide trailers at its Adelanto, California facility.

June 10, 2004

Praxair Healthcare Services to Acquire Home Care Supply

Praxair Healthcare Services, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Home Care Supply, Inc. from an investor group led by Harvest Partners Inc., a New York-based multinational...

June 01, 2004

Praxair Gains First European License of CoJet® Technology to Integrated Steel Mill

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced that it has signed a licensing agreement with the German steel company, ThyssenKrupp Stahl AG, one of the world's largest integrated steel producers, for use of Praxair's patented CoJet® gas injection system.

May 27, 2004

White Martins Signs 15-Year Agreement with Brazilian Steel Giant, CST

White Martins Gases Industriais Ltda, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), announced today that it has signed a 15-year agreement with the giant Brazilian steel company, Companhia Siderurgica de Tubarao (CST), for the supply of...

May 26, 2004

Applied Materials and Praxair Announce Service Alliance to Streamline Customer Operations

Applied Materials, Inc. and Praxair Electronics, a division of Praxair, Inc., announced today a joint initiative to provide fab-wide Commodity Consumables Services (CCS) to semiconductor manufacturers worldwide.

May 10, 2004

Praxair Establishes Praxair Distributor Council

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) today announced the formation of its Praxair Distributor Council.

May 06, 2004

Praxair and Cloos Commercialize New Tandem Process For Automated Welding

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) today announced that its subsidiary Praxair Distribution, Inc. has renewed an agreement with Cloos Robotic Welding Inc., an international leader in arc welding and robot technology, for the exclusive commercialization of...

April 29, 2004

Praxair Acquires United Welding of Dallas

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) today announced that its subsidiary Praxair Distribution, Inc. purchased United Welding Specialties of Dallas, Texas, a division of Union Industrial Gas, of Dallas.

April 28, 2004

Praxair First-Quarter 2004 EPS Up 26% To 49 Cents

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported record net income of $164 million for the first quarter of 2004, and diluted earnings per share of 49 cents.

April 28, 2004

Praxair Declares Dividend in Second Quarter 2004; Adopts Rights Agreement

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) declared a quarterly dividend of 15 cents per share, payable on June 15, 2004 to shareholders of record on June 7, 2004.

March 29, 2004

Praxair Executives to Speak at Investor Conferences

James S. Sawyer, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), will address the Merrill Lynch Chemical Conference in New York on March 31, 2004, at 9:30 am Eastern Time.

March 26, 2004

Praxair and Blue Rhino in Agreement to take Blue Rhino Tank Exchange Program to Canada

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) today announced that Praxair Canada Inc. and Blue Rhino Corporation have signed an agreement for Praxair to supply Blue Rhino propane tank exchange services at major third-party retail locations throughout Quebec, Ontario,...

March 22, 2004

Praxair Opens New Dry Ice Plant in Lamarque, Texas

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) today announced the startup of a new production and distribution facility of its UltraIce™ premium-quality dry ice in LaMarque, Texas, near Houston.

March 19, 2004

Praxair Canada Announces Nitrogen Capacity Additions in Alberta

Praxair Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), plans to add 300 tons per day of liquid nitrogen capacity at its facility in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta.

February 17, 2004

White Martins and Petrobras form Joint Venture to Distribute and Commercialize Liquified Natural Gas

White Martins, a wholly owned subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), and Brazil’s state-owned oil company, Petrobras, announced in Rio de Janiero yesterday that they would form a joint venture for the commercialization and distribution of...

February 12, 2004

Praxair Completes Major Upgrade of its North Royalton Plant

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced the completion of a multi-million dollar plant renovation to supply industrial, medical and specialty packaged gases to customers in the Northern Ohio Area.

February 10, 2004

Praxair EVP to Address UBS Warburg Conference

Stephen F. Angel, executive vice president of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), will address the UBS Warburg Grass Roots Chemical Conference on February 11, 2004, at 9:20 am Eastern Time.

February 09, 2004

Praxair Achieves Second Consecutive Top Governance Rating

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has received the highest rating for corporate governance from GovernanceMetrics International (GMI) for the second consecutive time.

February 09, 2004

Praxair Signs Long-Term Agreement with Solvay Chemicals, Inc.

Praxair Inc. (NYSE:PX) has signed a long-term hydrogen pipeline supply contract with Solvay Chemicals, Inc.

February 06, 2004

Praxair Installs New Coldfront Ultra Performance Freezer At DESCO

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) announced today that it has installed and completed start up operations of its new ultra performance cryogenic spiral freezer at DESCO, Inc in Boisbriand, Quebec, Canada.

February 05, 2004

Praxair To Supply Gases For Giant Petrochemical Complex In Guangdong, China

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) and CSPC, a joint venture between China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) and Shell Petrochemicals Company Ltd., today announced they are finalizing an agreement for Praxair to supply CSPC with its oxygen and...

January 30, 2004

Praxair Announces Price Increases For Gases In U.S. and Canada

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is notifying merchant customers in the U.S. and Canada of the following price increases through the elimination of discounts, consistent with the terms and conditions of customer contracts:

January 27, 2004

Praxair Increases Dividend in First Quarter 2004

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) today increased the company's quarterly dividend to 15 cents per share, payable on March 15, 2004 to shareholders of record on March 5, 2004.

January 27, 2004

Praxair Fourth-Quarter 2003 EPS Up 9.3% To 47 Cents

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported record net income of $155 million for the fourth quarter of 2003, and diluted earnings per share of 47 cents, compared to $140 million and 43 cents per diluted share in the 2002 fourth quarter, adjusted to reflect...

January 21, 2004

Praxair Expands its Relationship with Samsung to Supply Bulk Gases in Newest Korean Flat Panel Display Factory

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has been selected to supply helium and hydrogen by pipeline to Samsung Electronics' newest Thin Film Transistor – Liquid Crystal Display (TFT-LCD) production complex at Tangjeong, in ChungCheongNam-Do, Korea.

January 20, 2004

Praxair Awarded Nitrogen Supply from Samsung for 300MM Semiconductor Wafer Fab in Korea

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), announced today that it has reached an agreement to supply ultra-high-purity nitrogen to Samsung Electronics' new manufacturing facility in Hwasung, Korea.

January 15, 2004

Praxair Food Technologies Announces New ColdFront™ Brand

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), a leader in the development of industrial gas processes and technologies, today announced the launch of the ColdFront™ brand.

January 03, 2004

Praxair Canada Increases Nitrogen Capacity in Alberta

Praxair Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), is adding 650 tons per day of liquid nitrogen capacity at its facilities in Prentiss and Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, in response to increased demand from a surge in oil and gas drilling...

December 23, 2003

Praxair's Specialty Gases Plant Attains New ISO 9000 Standard

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced that its subsidiary Praxair Canada Inc.’s specialty gases plant in Paris, Ontario, Canada, is one of Praxair's first specialty gases plants in North America to complete the upgrade to ISO 9001:2000, the...

December 19, 2003

Frey Retires From Praxair Board of Directors

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that Dale F. Frey has elected to retire from the company’s board of directors, effective December 31, 2003.

December 16, 2003

Praxair to Build Air Separation Plant for Tata Steel

Tata Steel, India's premier integrated steel producer, has selected Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) for the on-site supply of oxygen, nitrogen and argon to meet the requirements of the company's planned capacity expansion to five million tons of steel per...

December 11, 2003

Praxair's New Prostar Platinum Line Delivers Top Quality, Specialty Gas Handling Equipment

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced the launch of its ProStar® Platinum brand of gas processing equipment, focused specifically on the high-purity, specialty gas application requirements of laboratories as well as the environmental,...

December 09, 2003

Praxair Board Adopts Policy Statement on Stockholders' Rights Plans

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that the company’s board of directors has adopted a policy statement on stockholders’ rights plans and has advanced by eight years the expiration of Praxair’s existing rights plan.

December 02, 2003

Praxair Cryomag Services Signs Transfill and Service Contract with Magnaserv

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced that the Praxair Cryomag Services business has signed an agreement with MagnaServ, Inc. of Stuart, Florida to supply cryogen, transfilling services and cold head services to MagnaServ customers.

December 01, 2003

Praxair Cryomag Services Signs Three-year Agreement with Hitachi

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced a three-year service contract extension with Hitachi Medical Systems America.

November 26, 2003

Praxair Increases Prices on Cylinder Gases in the U.S. and Canada

Praxair, Inc.'s (NYSE:PX) subsidiaries Praxair Distribution, Inc., in the U.S., and Praxair Canada Inc., in Canada, announced today that they will increase prices for cylinder oxygen, acetylene, carbon dioxide, hydrogen and other gas products...

November 25, 2003

Praxair Cryomag Services Launches Remote MRI Monitoring System at RSNA

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) today announced that it will debut its Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) remote monitoring system at this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting in Chicago.

November 24, 2003

Praxair China Signs Supply Agreement with SMIC

Praxair China Investment Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Praxair Inc., (NYSE: PX), has signed an industrial gases supply contract with Semiconductor Manufacturing International (Beijing) Corporation (SMIC).

November 24, 2003

Praxair Issues Sustainability Report

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has issued its first sustainability report, summarizing key initiatives and accomplishments in the areas of governance and integrity, environmental responsibility, customer service, safety, community support and financial...

November 21, 2003

Praxair/Air Liquide Joint Venture Signs New Hydrogen and Carbon Monoxide Contracts in Shanghai

Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Industrial Gases Company (SCIPIG), a 50-50 joint venture between Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) and Air Liquide, two leading global suppliers of industrial gas, today announced the signing of two major industrial gas...

November 14, 2003

Praxair Completes HACCP Validation for Better Than Fresh

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced that it has successfully completed on-site microbial validation for its non-thermal Better Than Fresh™ beverage treatment process as required by the FDA Juice HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control...

November 12, 2003

Praxair's New Helistar® GV Shielding Gas Blend Offers High Quality Welds For Galvanized Steel

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) subsidiary Praxair Distribution, Inc. today announced the launch of its patented HeliStar® GV shielding gas blend, the first of its kind to deliver top quality welding of galvanized or galvannealed steel.

November 06, 2003

Praxair Cryomag Services Signs Long Term Transfill Contract with Biomagnetics

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced that the Praxair Cryomag Services business has signed an agreement to supply cryogen and transfilling services to approximately 30 Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) sites serviced by Exton,...

November 05, 2003

Praxair's ProStar Brand Celebrates 10 Years of Success

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) today announced that 2003 marks the 10th anniversary of the successful launch of its ProStar® brand of premium quality products initially designed for the metal fabrication industry.

October 29, 2003

Praxair Increases Dividend 25% in Fourth Quarter 2003 and Splits Stock

The board of directors of Praxair (NYSE: PX) has declared a two-for-one split of the company's common stock, in the form of a stock dividend.

October 29, 2003

Praxair Reports Third-Quarter 2003 Earnings Per Share of 91 Cents

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported third-quarter 2003 diluted earnings per share of 91 cents.

October 23, 2003

Praxair Opens Equipment Center of Excellence in San Antonio, Texas

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced the opening of its new Equipment Center of Excellence at the company’s electronics and specialty gases process equipment manufacturing facility in San Antonio, Texas.

October 21, 2003

U.S. Steel To Install Two More Praxair CoJet® Gas Injection Systems

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today it is now installing additional CoJet® gas injection systems on two basic oxygen furnaces (BOFs) located at United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) Gary Works.

October 21, 2003

Praxair Electronics Completes Major Expansions and Improvements to Streamline Delivery of Advanced 300mm Deposition Products

To meet growing customer demand for its advanced, 300mm physical vapor deposition (PVD) products, Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has completed a $19-million expansion program to upgrade and enhance its global manufacturing capabilities, technology...

October 16, 2003

Praxair Supplies Dry Ice for LSG Sky Chefs' Airline Catering

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced that its subsidiary, Praxair Distribution, Inc., has signed an agreement with LSG Sky Chefs, the global airline catering subsidiary of LSG Lufthansa Service Holding AG, for the supply of dry ice used to...

October 06, 2003

Praxair's Cryomag Acquisition Offers Complete Superconducting Magnet Services

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) today announced the formation of Praxair Cryomag Services, Inc., following the acquisition of Cryomag Services, Inc.

September 29, 2003

Praxair Electronics Receives Supplier of the Year Award from X-FAB

Praxair Electronics, a division of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), today announced that it has been named the 2002 Supplier of the Year by X-FAB, the leading European-American foundry group specializing in mixed-signal applications.

September 22, 2003

Praxair and Integrated Environmental Technologies Sign Marketing and Distributorship Agreement

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced that it has entered into a strategic marketing alliance with Integrated Environmental Technologies, LLC (IET) of Richland, Washington to market IET's waste gasification systems for the on-site treatment of...

September 15, 2003

Praxair Executives to Speak at Investor Conferences

Stephen F. Angel, executive vice president of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), will address the Credit Suisse First Boston Chemical Industry Conference on September 17, 2003, at 10:45 am Eastern Time.

September 15, 2003

Praxair Licenses CoJet® Gas Injection System To Bao Steel -- Marks First Application of Such Technology in China

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that it has signed a contract with Bao Steel to provide the CoJet® gas injection system to China's largest electric arc furnace (EAF), a 150 ton twin shell EAF.

September 08, 2003

Praxair Included in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has been selected as an index component for the 2003 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.

August 25, 2003

Praxair Announces U.S. Price Increases for Merchant Industrial Gases

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is raising prices between 8 and 12 percent for U.S. merchant hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, argon, carbon dioxide, and helium customers through the elimination of discounts.

August 19, 2003

Praxair Helium Plants Achieve ISO 9001-2000 Certification

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced that it has received certification of compliance to ISO 9001-2000 for its helium production facilities in Bushton, Kansas and Ulysses, Kansas.

August 12, 2003

Praxair Appoints New Executives in South America and Asia; and Metals Technologies

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) today announced a number of new executive appointments in its South American and Asian regional operations as well as in its Metals Technologies group.

August 11, 2003

United Technologies Extends Contract with Praxair

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) today announced the signing of a five-year contract with United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), headquartered in Hartford, Conn., for the supply of gases, hardgoods and consumables to UTC's companies at more than 200...

August 07, 2003

Praxair Develops Non-Thermal Process for Low Acid Juices and Beverages

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced new applications for its Better Than Fresh™ beverage processing system.

August 01, 2003

Praxair Healthcare Services Awarded QHR Contract

Praxair Healthcare Services has entered into a multi-year service agreement with QHR (Quorum Health Resources) to make bulk and cylinder Medipure® medical gases available to their member hospitals.

July 29, 2003

Praxair Achieves Top Governance Rating

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has received the highest rating for corporate governance from GovernanceMetrics International (GMI), a leading independent governance research and ratings agency.

July 24, 2003

Praxair Electronics Opens New Filling Center In Oevel, Belgium

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has opened one of the most technologically advanced cylinder-filling centers for the semiconductor industry in Oevel, Belgium.

July 23, 2003

Praxair Signs CoJet® System License Agreement with Second Integrated Steel Mill

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has signed a CoJet® gas injection system license agreement with Cosipa (Companhia Siderúrgica Paulista), an integrated steel maker in Brazil. Cosipa, a subsidiary of Sistema Usiminas, is the second steel mill to license...

July 23, 2003

Praxair Reports Second-Quarter 2003 Earnings Per Share of 91 Cents

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported second- quarter 2003 net income of $150 million and diluted earnings per share of 91 cents, both unchanged from the prior-year.

July 23, 2003

Praxair Licenses CoJet® Technology to Additional BOF Vessel at Sistema Usiminas

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has signed an additional 10-year licensing agreement with the Brazilian steel company, Sistema Usiminas, for application of Praxair’s patented CoJet® gas injection technology at a second basic oxygen furnace (BOF) at...

July 22, 2003

Praxair Declares Dividend in Third Quarter 2003

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) today declared a quarterly dividend of 21.5 cents per share, payable on September 15, 2003 to shareholders of record on September 5, 2003.

July 18, 2003

Praxair's CoJet® Gas Injection System Now Running at Three Asian EAF Steel Mills

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced the installation and operation of its CoJet® gas injection system in three electric arc furnaces (EAF) in Asia.

July 10, 2003

Praxair and Enercon Announce Agreement for Atmospheric Plasma Market - New Plasma3 - Atmospheric Plasma Treatment System Plays Key Role

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that it has entered into a marketing agreement with Enercon Industries Corporation of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.

June 25, 2003

Praxair and Bayer / H.C. Starck Enter Into Alliance To Develop and Supply CMP Slurries To Semiconductor Market

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), and the H.C. Starck GmbH, an affiliate company of Bayer AG, have formed an alliance to develop, manufacture and supply colloidal silica slurries for the semiconductor chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) market.

June 10, 2003

Praxair Licenses Low-NOx Technology To Northeast Generation Services Company

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced a contract to supply oxygen and license its patent-pending advanced proprietary low-NOx (nitrogen oxide) combustion technology to Northeast Generation Services Company for use at the 147-megawatt,...

June 06, 2003

Praxair's CoJet® Gas Injection System Now Licensed at Seven Nucor Steel Mills

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced the signing of three CoJet® system licensing agreements for electric arc furnaces (EAF) at Nucor Steel mills.

June 05, 2003

UCISCO, Tracer and Corrocon Join Forces To Become Praxair Services, Inc.

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced the formation of Praxair Services, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary.

June 02, 2003

Praxair's AccuStarSM System Simplifies Cylinder Delivery

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) today announced the launch of its AccuStarsm cylinder delivery system, an on-board computer for Praxair’s cylinder gases delivery vehicles that allows drivers to process transactions electronically at the customer site.

June 02, 2003

Praxair Issues $300 Million Of Five-Year Bonds

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today issued $300 million of five-year bonds maturing June 15, 2008 at a coupon interest rate of 2.75% and a price of 99.571%.

May 27, 2003

Praxair Issues $350 Million of Ten-Year Bonds

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today issued $350 million of ten-year bonds maturing June 1, 2013 at a coupon interest rate of 3.95% and a price of 99.656%.

May 22, 2003

Praxair Issues Monthly Business Trends Report

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) released its Business Trends Report for the month of April 2003, which is available on its website at www.praxair.com/investors.

May 21, 2003

Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Industrial Gases Co. Awarded Major Contracts with Two Chemical Leaders to Supply Hydrogen and Nitrogen

Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Industrial Gases Company (SCIPIG), a joint venture between Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) and Air Liquide, has signed major industrial gases pipeline supply contracts with BASF Chemical Co., Ltd. and Shanghai SECCO...

May 20, 2003

Praxair Opens New Cylinder Gases Plant In Pittsburg, Calif.

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced the completion of a new multi-million dollar plant to supply industrial, medical and specialty packaged gases to customers in the San Francisco Bay Area.

May 05, 2003

Praxair's New Stargon® Shielding Gas Blend Delivers Top Quality Welds for Stainless Steel

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) today announced the launch of its patented Stargon® SS shielding gas blend, a carefully controlled mixture of argon, carbon dioxide and nitrogen that is designed for joining a wide variety of stainless steels under the most...

May 05, 2003

Praxair Acquires Western Canada Bulk Gas Business of Air Products

Praxair Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has acquired the Western Canada bulk gas business of Air Products Canada Ltd., a subsidiary of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD).

April 25, 2003

Praxair to Install Ozonated Water Produce Washing System at Strickland

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced that it has reached agreement with Strickland Produce, Inc. to install the first commercial unit of the Praxair® NatureWash™ozonated water produce washing system at Strickland's Nashville, Tennessee location.

April 22, 2003

Praxair Declares Dividend in Second Quarter 2003

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) today declared a quarterly dividend of 21.5 cents per share, payable on June 16, 2003 to shareholders of record on June 6, 2003.

April 21, 2003

Praxair Reports First-Quarter 2003 Earnings Per Share of 79 Cents

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported first-quarter 2003 net income of $130 million and diluted earnings per share of 79 cents, up from income before accounting changes of $127 million and 77 cents per share in the prior-year quarter.

April 18, 2003

Praxair Announces New Responsibilities for Senior Executives

Dennis H. Reilley, chairman and chief executive officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), announced today a new alignment of senior management responsibilities, effective May 1, 2003.

April 11, 2003

Praxair, Inc. Signs Marketing and Supply Alliance with MEI

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) today announced that it has entered into a marketing alliance with Material Enhancement International, LLC (MEI®) of Effingham, Illinois.

April 11, 2003

Praxair, Inc. Launches New Website for Helium

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that it has launched a new area on the company's website focused on helium and its wide variety of uses in a number of markets around the world, including aerospace, welding, leak detection, MRI/NMR, and...

April 09, 2003

Praxair Credit Rating Raised by S&P

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has raised the long term credit rating of Praxair, Inc. to "A -" from “BBB+" and affirmed the short-term credit rating of A-2.

April 09, 2003

Praxair's Governance Receives Top Ratings

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has received outstanding ratings for its corporate governance practices from Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a leading analyst of corporate governance practices.

April 01, 2003

Praxair and Motiva Finalize Hydrogen Supply Agreement

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has finalized an agreement with Motiva Enterprises LLC for Praxair to supply high-purity hydrogen to Motiva's Port Arthur, Texas, refinery and other customers connected to its pipeline system.

March 21, 2003

Praxair's StarDirectSM Offers Instant Order Processing and Tracking

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) today announced the launch of its StarDirectsm order processing and tracking service that offers same-day shipping of hardgoods and consumables directly from 25 distribution centers strategically located throughout the...

March 20, 2003

Praxair Announces Energy and Fuel Charge For Cylinder Gases In The U.S. and Canada

Praxair Distribution, Inc. a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is notifying customers in the U.S. and Canada of an energy and fuel charge, effective immediately.

March 13, 2003

Praxair Introduces New Fuel Cell Grade Hydrogen

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) announced today the launch of a new high purity hydrogen (H2) grade for fuel cell applications — the only one in the industry.

March 10, 2003

Praxair Announces Transportation Charge for Bulk Gases in North America

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that it is implementing a transportation charge for bulk oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, hydrogen and helium, effective March 12, 2003.

March 06, 2003

Sun Orchard To Install Non-thermal Juice Processing System From Praxair

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced an agreement with Sun Orchard, Inc. of Tempe, Arizona, to install the first Praxair® Better Than Fresh™non-thermal processing system for juice.

March 04, 2003

Praxair Announces CoJet® Gas Injection System Results with Usiminas

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) and Usiminas announced the results of the CoJet® gas injection system in operation at the Brazilian steelmaker's basic oxygen furnace (BOF) melt shop.

March 04, 2003

Amko Receives High Pressure Cylinder Retesting Exemption

AMKO Service Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., (NYSE:PX) announced today that it has recently been reissued a high-pressure cylinder retesting exemption (DOT E 11099) for their Gnadenhutten, Ohio and Adelanto, California...

February 26, 2003

Praxair and Berry Metal Renew Supply Agreement For EAF CoJet® Gas Injection System

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced the signing of a renewed agreement with Berry Metal Company to manufacture Praxair's patented CoJet® gas injection system for electric arc furnaces (EAFs).

February 24, 2003

Praxair Food Technologies Launches New Website

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that it has launched a new area on the company’s website focused on the North American food and beverage markets.

February 24, 2003

Praxair Cryogenic Freezer Combination Debuts to Poultry Industry -- Two-In-One Cryogenic Equipment Design Captures Processor Interest

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced the successful introduction of an innovative cryogenic freezer system.

February 21, 2003

Wise Resigns From Praxair Board

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) announced today that William A. Wise, chairman and chief executive officer of El Paso Corporation, has resigned from Praxair’s board of directors, effective February 21, 2003.

February 19, 2003

Praxair Wins Place In John Deere Supplier Hall Of Fame

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) today announced that its subsidiary Praxair Distribution, Inc. has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2002 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program.

February 12, 2003

Praxair Asia Relocates Regional Office to Shanghai

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that it will relocate its Asian regional office from Singapore to Shanghai, China, in July this year.

February 11, 2003

Praxair Announces Upcoming Investment Conference Presentations

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) Praxair senior executives are scheduled to speak at the following investment conferences during 2003.

February 03, 2003

Praxair Completes Sale of Polish Business To BOC

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) and The BOC Group have finalized their agreement, previously announced on August 28, 2002, whereby BOC's industrial gases company in Poland, BOC Gazy, has purchased Praxair Polska, the Polish subsidiary of Praxair, for $50...

January 31, 2003

Praxair Cryogenic Freezer System Is Right Combination For Ocean Boy

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced the ongoing success of a brand new cryogenic freezing system installation at Ocean Boy Farms of Clewiston, Florida.

January 29, 2003

Praxair Reports Fourth-Quarter 2002 Earnings Per Share Of 85 Cents

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) reported fourth-quarter 2002 net income of $140 million and diluted earnings per share of 85 cents, up from $118 million and 72 cents per share in the prior-year quarter.

January 28, 2003

Praxair Increases Dividend in First Quarter 2003

The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) today increased Praxair's quarterly dividend to 21.5 cents per share, up from 19 cents per share.

January 17, 2003

Congresswoman Johnson Honored For Exemplary Voting On Key Manufacturing Issues

Congresswoman Nancy L. Johnson has been awarded the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence in recognition of her consistent support of American manufacturers and their employees.

January 16, 2003

Praxair Opens New R&D Lab

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) today announced the opening of its new metal fabrication laboratory in Tonawanda, New York.

January 09, 2003

Praxair Announces Price Increases For Bulk Gases In U.S. and Canada

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) today announced a price schedule increase of 7 percent for bulk oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide and hydrogen and a 10 percent increase for argon for U.S. direct and distributor customers.

January 08, 2003

Praxair Expands Production Agreement with GE Aircraft Engines

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has reached an agreement with GE Aircraft Engines to significantly expand an existing production agreement for electron beam physical vapor deposition (EBPVD) coatings for gas turbine airfoils.

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