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    praxair

     

    Did you know that we have a wonderful partnership with Praxair?

     

    Throughout the year, scientists come over to meet with teachers to plan lessons for our students.  Below are some interesting facts about our neighbor next door:

     

    * They have 27,000 employees and operations in 40 different countries.

     

    * With annual sales of $7.7 billion, Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) is a global, Fortune 300 company.

     

    * Praxair adopted its name in 1992, from the Greek word "praxis," or practical application, and "air," their primary raw material.

     

    * The company was originally founded in 1907 when it was the first company in North America to commercialize cryogenically separated oxygen.