ITW Announces Conference Call Information For 2012 Fourth Quarter Earnings

  ITW Announces Conference Call Information For 2012 Fourth Quarter Earnings

PR Newswire

GLENVIEW, Ill., Jan. 8, 2013

GLENVIEW, Ill., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Illinois Tool Works Inc.
(NYSE:ITW) today announced that it will hold its 2012 fourth quarter
conference call on Tuesday, January 29, 2013. The conference call will begin
at 9 a.m. central time and will follow the Company's release of first quarter
earnings at 7 a.m. central time on that same day.

The conference call can be accessed by dialing 1-800-369-1702. The pass code
ITWis necessary to join the call. Participants are asked to dial in 15 minutes
prior to the start of the call. Open to the public, interested participants
should contact Patty Wolf-Yoshimura at 847-657-4062, or, to
reserve a line. The company also has made available a playback number for the
conference call. The playback telephone number is 1-888-393-9645; no pass code
is necessary. The playback number will be available until 12 midnight on
February 12, 2013. The Company's synchronized slide show accompanying the web
cast audio can be accessed via its website at Interested
participants should then access the investor tab.

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.

Contact: Patty Wolf-Yoshimura, +1-847-657-4062
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