Praxair (PX) Q2 2012 Earnings Call July 25, 2012 11:00 am ET Executives Kelcey E. Hoyt - Director of Investor Relations James S. Sawyer - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Analysts 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 PresentationOperator
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.