DANBURY, CT – Praxair, Inc. is notifying packaged industrial, specialty, medical gas and bulk gas customers in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico of price increases effective June 1, or as contracts permit, as follows:
- Up to 15 percent for nitrogen, oxygen and carbon dioxide
- Up to 20 percent for argon and hydrogen
- Up to 15 percent for facility fees or cylinder rental rates
- Up to 5 percent on hardgoods
Price adjustments may be higher or lower in accordance with individual contract provisions.
These adjustments are in response to rising operational costs for all products and will support capacity expansion and infrastructure reinvestment.