ITW Board Of Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend

              ITW Board Of Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend

PR Newswire

GLENVIEW, Ill., Feb. 15, 2013



GLENVIEW, Ill., Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The board of directors of
Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) today declared a regular quarterly cash
dividend of $0.38 cents per share. This equates to $1.52 per share on an
annualized basis after taking into account the acceleration of the payment of
the January 2013 dividend into December 2012. The dividend will be paid on
April 9, 2013 to stockholders of record as of March 28, 2013.  

ITW is a Fortune 150 global diversified industrial manufacturer of value-added
consumables and specialty equipment with related service businesses. The
company focuses on solid growth and strong returns across its 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 pro forma revenues totaled $17.0 billion in 2012, 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