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About Linde Inc.

Praxair, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc since 2018, is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. Praxair produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Its products, services and technologies are offered to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, primary metals and many others.


Praxair's business segments are gas supply and management; industrial services; oil and gas services; and surface coatings.

Gas supply and management offers cylinders and liquid containers; bulk and microbulk delivery; pipeline; on-site production; mobile nitrogen pumping service; and small on-site production.

Industrial services consists of refineries and chemical plants; pipeline services; terminals and pipeline leak location; dry ice blasting; CO2 services and applications; and specialty services.

Oil and gas provides services in enhanced oil recovery, energized fluid fracking, and well injection services. It is also a supplier of nitrogen and carbon dioxide.

Surface coatings' products prevent the effects of abrasion, oxidation, corrosion, erosion, wear, and extreme heat.

Geographic Reach

Praxair does business in 50 countries around the world. It also has locations in around 30 countries in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, and Asia.

Sales and Marketing

Praxair serves a wide range of industries which consists of additive manufacturing, aerospace & aircraft, automotive & transportation equipment, chemicals, electronics, energy, food & beverage, healthcare, metals & materials processing, oil & gas, as well as welding & metal fabrication among others.

Company Background

Praxair and Linde both go back to the origins of the industrial gas industry in the 19th century. 

Karl von Linde, a professor of mechanical engineering at the College of Technology in Munich, Germany, in the late 1800s, created the cryogenic air liquefier. Von Linde built his first oxygen-production plant in 1902 and a nitrogen plant in 1904, and in the first decade of the 20th century, he built a number of air-separation plants throughout Europe.

By 1907 von Linde founded Linde Air Products in Cleveland as the US subsidiary of his German company. Linde Air Products joined rival Union Carbide in 1911 in experimenting with the production of acetylene; it became a unit of Union Carbide in 1917 during World War I.

In the 1990s, the gases business spun out of Union Carbide and became Praxair.

Linde Inc.

10 Riverview Dr
Danbury, CT 06810-6268
Phone: 1 (203) 837-2000

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Publicly Owned
Chairman, President, and CEO: Stephen F. Angel
VP and CIO: Earl Newsome
SVP and CFO: Matthew J. White
Employees (This Location): 400
Employees (All Locations): 79,886

Major Office Locations

Danbury, CT

Other Locations

Axis, AL
Decatur, AL
Gadsden, AL
Huntsville, AL
Mc Intosh, AL
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Harrison, AR
Casa Grande, AZ
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