Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), and its divisions and subsidiaries (Praxair Distribution, Inc., Praxair Healthcare Services, Praxair Canada Inc., and Praxair Puerto Rico B.V.) are notifying bulk and packaged, industrial, electronics, specialty and medical gas customers in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico of increases in prices effective January 1, 2013, or as contracts permit, as follows:
- Up to 15% for nitrogen, oxygen, and carbon dioxide;
- Up to 20% for argon and hydrogen;
- Up to 30% for helium;
- Up to 15% for facility fees or monthly bulk product charges and cylinder rental rates;
- Up to 15% on hardgoods.