Praxair, Inc.

Burr Ridge, IL 60527

Company Overview

Complete cryogenic freezing and chilling systems for rapid heat removal from food products in a minimum amount of production floor space. Efficient, economical and productivity-boosting processes to enhance product quality and potentially improve overall food production.

Cryogenic gases - nitrogen and carbon dioxide - paired with freezing & chilling equipment

Leaders in Processing
Number of employees:26,000 globally
7000 High Grove Blvd
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
United States
Customers working with Praxair’s industrial gas and equipment systems are able to achieve productivity improvement and maintain high product quality in freezing and chilling operations. Rapid heat removal with cryogenic liquid nitrogen or liquid carbon dioxide offers processors a variety of options that meet their processing needs. From Individually Quick Frozen (IQF) production featuring the ColdFront™ ultra performance flighted freezer to flexible, direct product snowing applications taking advantage of the unique properties of carbon dioxide snow production systems. For Praxair and the food processing market areas we serve, there are three general, yet descriptive, categories that group and detail unique competencies that address the needs of our customers. This focus is on product temperature through the precise heat removing properties of cryogenic gases, the proper and scientific application of the gases and gas atmospheres acquired by servicing thousands of customers, and the system support and engineering experience that allow our customers to rely on Praxair to help with improving productivity. Praxair, Inc. is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. With a market capitalization of approximately $40 billion and 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, water/wastewater and many others.
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Key Contact
Christopher G. Johnson
Food Market Business Development Director
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