ITW Announces Plans To Webcast Investor Presentation For Baird's 2012 Industrial Conference

    ITW Announces Plans To Webcast Investor Presentation For Baird's 2012
                            Industrial Conference

PR Newswire

GLENVIEW, Ill., Oct. 30, 2012

GLENVIEW, Ill., Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:
ITW) today announced plans to webcast its investor presentation at the
upcoming Robert W. Baird 2012 Industrial Conference being held at the Four
Seasons Hotel in Chicago. ITW's presentation will take place November 6^th
from 9:15 am to 9:40 am CST. The URL for the presentation is:

http://wsw.com/webcast/baird31/itw/

The presentation will be delivered by President and Acting CEO Scott Santi.

Celebrating its 100-year anniversary in 2012, ITW (NYSE: ITW) is a Fortune 150
global diversified industrial manufacturer of value-added consumables and
specialty equipment with related service businesses. The company focuses on
profitable growth and strong returns across worldwide platforms and
businesses. These businesses serve local customers and markets around the
globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets.
ITW's revenues totaled $17.8 billion in 2011, with more than half of these
revenues generated outside of the United States.

SOURCE Illinois Tool Works Inc.

Website: http://www.itw.com
Contact: John Brooklier, +1-847-657-4104, jbrooklier@itw.com