ITW Board Of Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend

              ITW Board Of Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend

PR Newswire

GLENVIEW, Ill., Nov. 1, 2013

GLENVIEW, Ill., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of
Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) today declared a regular quarterly cash
dividend of $0.42 cents per share or $1.68 per share on an annualized basis.
The dividend will be paid on January 7, 2014 to stockholders of record as of
December 31, 2013.

ITW is a Fortune 200 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 adjusted revenues totaled $13.9 billion in 2012, with
approximately half of the revenues generated outside of the United States.

SOURCE Illinois Tool Works Inc.

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