General Stores transitioned cylinder gas purchases to Praxair effective November 1, 2011. Departments will continue to order through General Stores, but the deliveries will be made by Praxair employees.
• Email notifications went out on 10/26 to your department's contact person. If your department hasn't received its account number, contact Praxair.
• If the information on your account number needs to be updated, contact Praxair.
• For account number issues, email both individuals from Praxair, below. In the subject line, indicate your UI account information.
Ordering & Delivery
Effective March 15th, 2012 cylinder gas ordering and billing will be handled
through Praxair and will no longer be handled through General Stores.
Departments will need to establish a Praxair account number, please contact
Praxair at 610-758-7206.
Blanket Purchase Order
To facilitate this transition, departments are required to complete a
requisition to establish a new purchase order for their Praxair accounts,
payment by UI procurement card is not allowed.
Information needed on the requisition:
• Vendor ID: 0000315558; Address: 3
• Description: Contract blanket order for cylinder gas and rental charges for the Department of XXXXX based on RFP 14314
and contract id 2167, for the period of March 1, 2012 – June 30, 2016 for
• Praxair Account: XXXXX
• Category Code: 42271701
• MFK: Only 1 MFK can be utilized
• Amount: Expected Cost through 6/30/13
• Check on Blanket Order
• Placing orders can be completed by
• Calling Praxair at 319-363-2156
• Faxing Praxair at 319-363-4845
• Praxair website (https://express.praxair.com/login)
• Departments will need to register as an Existing Customer Registration using your established Praxair account
• Questions regarding this site please contact Praxair’s E-Business Support Center at 800-773-4877
Questions or Concerns
• Pam Hendershot, firstname.lastname@example.org, 800-283-8348, ext 224
• Tara Uhnak, email@example.com, 610-758-7206
General Stores Contact (DO NOT CONTACT TO ORDER GAS)
• Steve Stange, firstname.lastname@example.org, 319-384-4045