ITW Announces Conference Call Information for 2009 Fourth Quarter and Full Year

Jan 11, 2010, 11:15 ET from Illinois Tool Works Inc.

GLENVIEW, Ill., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) today announced that it will hold its conference call for 2009 fourth quarter and full year earnings on Wednesday, January 27, 2010. The conference call will begin at 1 p.m. central time and will follow the company's release of fourth quarter and full year earnings at 7 a.m. central time on that same day.

The conference call can be accessed by dialing 312-470-0008. The pass code ITW is 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 Karen Biesiada 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 402-220-3450; no pass code is necessary. The playback number will be available until 12 midnight on February 10, 2010. 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.

With $17.1 billion in 2008 revenues, ITW is a multinational manufacturer of a diversified range of value-adding and short lead-time industrial products and equipment. The Company consists of 895 business units in 54 countries and employs some 59,000 people.

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