Profile: Praxair Inc (PX.N)
27 Mar 2015
Praxair Inc, incorporated on October 26, 2014, is engaged in the industrial gases industry. The Company’s operations are organized into five segments, four of which have been determined on a geographic basis of segmentation: North America, Europe, South America and Asia. In addition, Praxair operates its surface technologies business through its wholly owned subsidiary, Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc., which represents the fifth segment.
The Company’s operations consist of two product lines: industrial gases and surface technologies. Its primary products in its industrial gases businesses are atmospheric gases (oxygen, nitrogen, argon, rare gases) and process gases (carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronic gases, specialty gases, acetylene). The Company also designs, engineers, and builds equipment that produces industrial gases primarily for internal use. The Company’s surface technologies segment, operated through Praxair Surface Technologies Inc., supplies wear resistant and high temperature corrosion-resistant metallic and ceramic coatings and powders. The Company serves approximately 25 industries such as, healthcare, petroleum refining, computer-chip manufacturing, beverage carbonation, fiber optics, steel making, aerospace, chemicals and water treatment.
The Company serves the aerospace and aircraft, automotive and transportation equipment, chemicals, diving, electronics, energy, food and beverage, glass, healthcare, laboratories, metal production, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, pulp and paper, refining, water and wastewater treatment, and welding and metal fabrication. It provides services such as, gas supply and management, industrial services, oil and gas services and surface coatings.
39 OLD RIDGEBURY RD
DANBURY CT 06810-5103