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(Archived) Praxair Announces Price Increases Effective January 1, 2019

DANBURY, Conn., December 14, 2018 – Praxair, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc (NYSE:LIN; FWB:LIN), is notifying customers in the U.S., Mexico and Canada of price increases effective January 1, 2019, or as contracts permit. These increases are in response to rising raw material, operational and distribution costs in North America, and will support investment in capacity expansion necessary to reliably supply our customers.

About Praxair

Praxair, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc, is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. Praxair produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Our 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. For more information about the company, please visit our website at


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