Ingersoll-Rand plc’s Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.16 cents per ordinary share, payable on December 28, 2012, to shareholders of record on December 14, 2012, reflecting an annual dividend rate of $0.64 per share, up from $0.48 per share last year. Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating and sustaining safe, comfortable and efficient environments, has paid consecutive quarterly cash dividends on its common shares since 1919 and annual dividends since 1910. About Ingersoll Rand Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR) advances the quality of life by creating and sustaining safe, comfortable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands—including Club Car®, Ingersoll Rand®, Schlage®, Thermo King® and Trane® —work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; secure homes and commercial properties; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. We are a $14 billion global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. For more information, visit ingersollrand.com.