This excerpt taken from the GTLS DEF 14A filed Apr 7, 2009.
Why do the proxy materials contain information regarding the Internet availability of proxy materials?
Pursuant to rules adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC), the Company will provide access to our proxy materials over the Internet. Proxy materials for the Companys Annual Meeting, including the 2008 Annual Report and this proxy statement, are now available over the Internet by accessing http://www.chart-ind.com/proxy. While the Company elected to mail complete sets of the proxy materials for this years Annual Meeting, in the future you may receive only a Notice of Internet Availability of Proxy Materials and you will have to request to receive a printed set of the proxy materials. Instructions on how to access the proxy materials over the Internet or to request an additional printed copy are available at http://www.chart-ind.com/proxy. You also can obtain a printed copy of this proxy statement, free of charge, by writing to: Secretary, c/o Chart Industries, Inc., One Infinity Corporate Centre Drive, Suite 300, Garfield Heights, Ohio, 44125, or by submitting a request via email to email@example.com or by telephone at (216) 626-1216.