DANBURY, Conn., June 21, 2011 — 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. Praxair operates more than 50 hydrogen production facilities and seven hydrogen pipeline systems worldwide.
In addition to Angel, the following Praxair senior executives will discuss hydrogen opportunities in the refinery industry: James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer, Eduardo Menezes, senior vice president and president of the North American Industrial Gas business, Dan Yankowski, president of global hydrogen, and Amer Akhras, general manager, refinery marketing and business development.
Presentations will begin at 9:00 am (Central Time) and will be broadcast live via the Internet at www.praxair.com/investors. The webcast is expected to conclude at 11:45 am (Central Time).
Praxair is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America, and one of the largest worldwide, with 2010 sales of $10 billion. Praxair products and technologies bring productivity and environmental benefits to a diverse group of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, electronics, energy, food and beverage, healthcare, manufacturing, metals and others. More information on Praxair is available at www.praxair.com.