Home Care Supply is one of the leading, privately held home respiratory and medical equipment providers in the United States. It operates more than 50 locations in over 10 U.S. states. The company is owned and operated by Praxair Technology, which is a Fortune 300 company that supplies high-performance coatings and atmospheric, process and specialty gases to a variety of customers. Founded in 1907, Praxair Technology serves the aerospace, food and beverage, health care, semiconductor, chemical, refining, metal fabrication, and oil and gas production industries. It provides oxygen, nitrogen, argon and rare gases. The company also offers carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, acetylene and semiconductor process gases. Praxair Technology operates Praxair Surface Technologies, a subsidiary that applies metallic and ceramic coatings and powders to metal surfaces to resist wear, corrosion and high temperatures.