Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 250 company with 2015 sales of $11 billion, is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Praxair 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, metals and many others.
Company Growth (employees)
Danbury, US
Size (employees)
26,531 (est)
Praxair was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Danbury, US

Key People/Management at Praxair

Eduardo Menezes

Eduardo Menezes

Executive Vice President
Scott Telesz

Scott Telesz

Executive Vice President
Steve Angel

Steve Angel

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Matthew White

Matthew White

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Praxair Office Locations

Praxair has offices in Danbury, Lawrence, Midland, Philadelphia and in 124 other locations
Danbury, US (HQ)
10 Riverview Dr
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Praxair Financials and Metrics

Praxair Financials

Praxair's revenue was reported to be $10.5 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

2.9 b

Net income (Q3, 2017)

435 m

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

626 m

Market capitalization (22-Dec-2017)

44.5 b

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

607 m


53 b
Praxair's current market capitalization is $44.5 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


11.9 b12.3 b10.8 b10.5 b

Revenue growth, %



2.6 b2.6 b2.3 b2.2 b

EBIT margin, %

USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


2.7 b2.7 b2.5 b2.7 b2.7 b2.7 b2.8 b2.9 b

R&D expense

23 m23 m23 m24 m22 m23 m23 m23 m

General and administrative expense

297 m281 m274 m308 m291 m279 m308 m304 m

Operating expense total

320 m304 m297 m332 m313 m302 m331 m327 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


138 m126 m147 m524 m

Accounts Receivable

1.6 b1.6 b


506 m551 m531 m550 m

Current Assets

2.9 b2.8 b2.6 b2.9 b
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


134 m144 m173 m168 m117 m136 m136 m221 m567 m627 m519 m535 m607 m


519 m520 m542 m545 m535 m548 m526 m553 m559 m538 m561 m568 m587 m

Current Assets

3 b3 b3.2 b3.1 b2.7 b2.8 b2.7 b2.9 b3.3 b3.3 b3 b3.1 b3.2 b


3.2 b3.2 b3.3 b3.2 b3 b3.1 b3 b3.1 b3.1 b3.2 b3.1 b3.2 b3.2 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

1.8 b1.7 b1.6 b1.5 b

Accounts Receivable

(84 m)(80 m)1 m(33 m)


(54 m)(42 m)(23 m)(13 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

2.9 b2.9 b2.7 b2.8 b
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015

Net Income

462 m462 m481 m490 m428 m

Income Taxes Paid

2 m(9 m)(6 m)(5 m)(34 m)
USDY, 2017


84.7 x


110.1 k

Financial Leverage

3 x
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Praxair Market Value History

Praxair Median Salaries

Source: 188 public H-1B filings from Praxair

Praxair's Web-traffic and Trends

Praxair Online and Social Media Presence

Praxair News and Updates

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PE-backed Total Safety names CEO

Total Safety, a portfolio company of Littlejohn & Co, has named George P. Ristevski as CEO. His work background includes roles at Praxair and Maxum Petroleum. Total Safety is a provider of integrated safety and compliance services and the products necessary to support them.

Industrial Gases Market 2016-2021: Top Companies L’Air Liquide SA, Air Products and Chemicals Inc., Praxair Inc. & Others

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Praxair Company Life and Culture

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