DANBURY, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has been named one of the 500 best U.S. companies to work for by Forbes in 2018. The company has been recognized as an employer of choice since the list was first published in 2015.
“We are proud to again be recognized as one of the best employers in the U.S. by Forbes,” said David Strauss, vice president and chief human resources officer for Praxair. "This recognition demonstrates our commitment to a culture of respect and inclusion where our employees drive for success as determined by our customers, shareholders and the communities in which we operate.”
During the selection process, nearly 30,000 employees at companies with at least 1,000 people in their U.S. operations were asked to rate their own employer and their likelihood of recommending their employer to a friend or family member. They were also asked to recommend other companies they admired.
Praxair, Inc. is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. With market capitalization of approximately $40 billion and 2017 sales of $11 billion, the company employs over 26,000 people globally and has been named to the Dow Jones® World Sustainability Index for 15 consecutive years. Praxair produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Our products, services and technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, primary metals and many others. For more information about the company, please visit our website at www.praxair.com.