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SUCCEEDING IN A COMPLEX WORLD

FOR 100 YEARS , PRAXAIR HAS TAKEN SOMETHING AS FUNDAMENTAL AS AIR AND TURNED IT INTO WAYS TO MAKE FOOD TASTIER, COMPUTERS SWIFTER, INDUSTRIES MORE EFFICIENT, BREATHING EASIER. APPLYING THE SKILLS AND IN-DEPTH EXPERIENCE OF 27,000 EMPLOYEES AROUND THE GLOBE, WE'RE INVENTING WAYS TO MEET THE DEMANDS OF TODAY'S COMPLEX WORLD WHILE PRESERVING THE PROMISE OF THE FUTRE. OUR PRODUCTS, TECHNOLOGIES AND SERVICES HELP ALMOST ONE MILLION CUSTOMERS IN MORE THAN 30 COUNTRIES BOOST EFFICIENCY, IMPROVE ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE AND LOWER OPERATING COSTS. IN ADDITION TO UNINTERRUPTED SUPPLY AND UNCOMPROMISING SAFETY, OUR CUSTOMERS RELY ON US FOR THE KIND OF UNCOMMON EXPERTISE THAT CAN ANTICIPATE FUTURE REQUIREMENTS WHILE DELIVERING A COMPETITIVE EDGE TODAY. WE ACCOMPLISH THIS WITH RIGOROUS CAPITAL AND OPERATIONAL DISCIPLINE THAT HAS REWARDED OUR SHAREHOLDERS WITH THE INDUSTRY'S BEST FINANCIAL TRACK RECORD OVER THE PAST FIVE YEARS. WITH A PIPELINE FULL OF NEW PROJECTS, PRAXAIR'S STRONG AND RESOURCEFUL GLOBAL TEAM IS POISED TO DELIVER EVEN MORE SHAREHOLDER VALUE IN THE YEARS TO COME.

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