James S. Sawyer, Executive Vice President and CFO of Praxair, Inc., will discuss Praxair’s growth strategies and business outlook at two investor conferences in Chicago next week.

William Blair 2011 Growth Stock Conference June 15, 2011, presenting at 3:20 pm CDT; and Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference June 16, 2011, presenting at 11:20 am CDT.

An audio webcast and presentation will be available on Praxair’s web site. A replay will also be available after the presentation.