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    Praxair Inc. (PX)

    104.54 Up 0.72(0.69%) 1:01PM EST - Nasdaq Real Time Price
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    Praxair Inc.
    39 Old Ridgebury Road
    Danbury, CT 06810
    United States - Map
    Phone: 203-837-2000
    Website: http://www.praxair.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Basic Materials
    Industry:Chemicals - Major Diversified
    Full Time Employees:26,657

    Business Summary 

    Praxair, Inc. produces, sells, and distributes atmospheric, process, and specialty gases, as well as surface coatings in North America, Europe, South America, and Asia. The company offers atmospheric gases, such as oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and rare gases; and process gases comprising carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronic gases, specialty gases, and acetylene. It also designs, engineers, and builds equipment that produces industrial gases; and manufactures precious metal and ceramic sputtering targets used primarily in the production of semiconductors. In addition, the company supplies wear-resistant and high-temperature corrosion-resistant metallic and ceramic coatings and powders to the aircraft, energy, printing, primary metals, petrochemical, textile, and other industries. Further, it provides electric arc, plasma, and high-velocity oxy-fuel equipment; and distributes hardgoods and welding equipment purchased from independent manufacturers. The company sells its products primarily through independent distributors. It serves various industries, such as healthcare, petroleum refining, computer-chip manufacturing, beverage carbonation, fiber-optics, steel making, aerospace, chemicals, and water treatment. The company was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Danbury, Connecticut.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Praxair Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Feb 1, 2016 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 8; Compensation: 10.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Stephen F. Angel , 60
    Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
    Mr. Matthew J. White , 44
    Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP
    Mr. Eduardo F. Menezes , 53
    Exec. VP
    Mr. Scott E. Telesz , 48
    Exec. VP
    Mr. Todd A. Skare , 45
    Chief Technology Officer and VP
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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