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Praxair, Inc. (PX)

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Praxair, Inc.

10 Riverview Drive
Danbury, CT 06810
United States

SectorBasic Materials
IndustryChemicals - Major Diversified
Full Time Employees26,487

Key Executives

Mr. Stephen F. AngelChairman and Chief Exec. Officer3.74M10.05M61
Mr. Matthew J. WhiteChief Financial Officer and Sr. VP1.25MN/A45
Ms. Anne K. RobySr. VP919.63k670.27k52
Mr. Eduardo F. MenezesExec. VP1.34M1.31M54
Mr. Scott E. TeleszExec. VP1.21MN/A49
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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. Currency in USD.


Praxair, Inc. produces and distributes industrial gases. It operates through North America, Europe, South America, Asia, and Surface Technologies segments. 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 wire spray, and high-velocity oxy-fuel equipment; and distributes hardgoods and welding equipment purchased from independent manufacturers. It serves various industries, such as healthcare, petroleum refining, manufacturing, food, beverage carbonation, fiber-optics, steel making, aerospace, chemicals, and water treatment. Praxair, Inc. was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Danbury, Connecticut.

Corporate Governance

Praxair, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 8.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.