Q2 2012 Earnings Call
July 25, 2012 11:00 am ET
Kelcey E. Hoyt - Director of Investor Relations
James S. Sawyer - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Duffy Fischer - Barclays Capital, Research Division
Vincent Andrews - Morgan Stanley, Research Division
Donald Carson - Susquehanna Financial Group, LLLP, Research Division
David J. Manthey - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division
Michael J. Sison - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division
Laurence Alexander - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division
Michael J. Harrison - First Analysis Securities Corporation, Research Division
John P. McNulty - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division
Robert Koort - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division
David L. Begleiter - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division
P.J. Juvekar - Citigroup Inc, Research Division
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the second quarter Praxair Earnings Conference Call. My name is Stephanie, and I'll be your coordinator today. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded for replay purposes. I would now like to turn the presentation over to your host for today, Ms. Kelcey Hoyt, Director, Investor Relations. Please proceed.
Kelcey E. Hoyt
Thanks, Stephanie. Good morning and thank you for attending our second quarter earnings call and webcast. I'm joined this morning by Jim Sawyer, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; and Liz Hirsch, our Vice President and Controller.
Today's presentation materials are available on our website at praxair.com in the Investors section. Please read the forward-looking statement disclosure on Page 2 of the slides and note that it applies to all statements made during this teleconference.