Praxair expects to grow 2014 earnings at double-digit rate Says looking selectively for tuck-in acquisitions for core business. Expects return on capital to trend upward in 2014. Sees FY BRL currency headwind >10%. Sees significant foreign currency headwinds. Expects to grow earnings at double digit rate in 2014. Expects acquisitions to generate 1% top-line growth this year. Sees U.S. pension tailwind of 5c per share, mostly offset by interest expense. Comments made during the company's Q4 earnings conference call.
Praxair Surface Technologies receives Nadcap accreditation in China Praxair announced that its Praxair Surface Technologies coating service center in Changzhou, China, recently received Nadcap accreditation for coatings.