DANBURY, Conn. April 15, 2015 — Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) was recently named in the top quartile of Forbes’ list of the best 500 companies to work for in the United States.
Over 20,000 employees at companies with at least 2,500 people were surveyed for the America’s Best Employers List. Forbes conducted the survey with global digital data collection partners who use innovative technology and proven sampling methodologies to facilitate a deep understanding of opinions and behavior. Participation in the survey was voluntary and respondents were recruited from thousands of sources to maximize reach and representation.
“We are proud to have received this recognition from such a well-respected publication as Forbes,” said Karen Keegans, vice president and chief human resources officer. “What makes it even more meaningful is that the recognition comes directly from our employees. The contributions our employees make are valuable not only to our company, but to our customers, our communities and to our shareholders.”
Praxair was ranked 116th overall and fourth in the construction, oil and gas operations, mining and chemicals sector. The company was also recently named one of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America for 2015 by Achievers, Inc. The annual award honors the top 50 employers in North America that are finding innovative ways to engage employees and make their workplaces more productive. Achievers, Inc. is an employee rewards and social recognition company.
Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 250 company with 2014 sales of $12.3 billion, is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Praxair products, services and technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, primary metals and many others. More information about Praxair, Inc. is available at www.praxair.com.