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

DANBURY, Conn., May 29, 2018 – Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), a leading global industrial gas company, has been named to the DiversityInc 2018 list of Noteworthy Companies for Diversity for the third consecutive year. This distinction is awarded to companies that have shown continued momentum in diversity and inclusion practices. Companies were reviewed based on their performance in four target areas: Talent Pipeline, Talent Development, Leadership Accountability and Supplier Diversity.

“We are proud to have received this distinction for the third year in a row,” said Praxair Chief Diversity Officer Vanessa Abrahams-John. “This award represents our continued commitment to diversity and inclusion. We work hard to create an environment that celebrates and leverages different ideas to drive business success.”

The company was also recognized by the 2018 Corporate Equality Index with a perfect score of 100 percent and designated a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality. Additionally, the company was named to Bloomberg’s 2018 Gender Equality Index and Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for 2018. To learn more about Praxair’s culture of global diversity & inclusion, please visit

About Praxair

Praxair, Inc. is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. With market capitalization of approximately $40 billion and 2017 sales of $11 billion, the company employs over 26,000 people globally and has been named to the Dow Jones® World Sustainability Index for 15 consecutive years. 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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