ITW Announces Webcast of its Annual Meeting for Investors on December 14, 2012

ITW Announces Webcast of its Annual Meeting for Investors on December 14, 2012

PR Newswire

GLENVIEW, Ill., Nov. 30, 2012

GLENVIEW, Ill., Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois Tool Works Inc.
(NYSE:ITW) today announced that it will webcast its Annual Meeting for
Investors to be held December 14, 2012 at the Hotel Sofitel in New York City.
The webcast of its meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. eastern time and conclude
at approximately 12:00 p.m. eastern time.

The Company's webcast, featuring a synchronized slide show of management
presentations, can be accessed via its website at www.itw.com. Interested
participants should then access the investor information tab. The webcast
replay will be available through midnight on December 31, 2012.

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