ITW Announces Conference Call Information for 2011 First Quarter Earnings

Mar 28, 2011, 11:26 ET from Illinois Tool Works Inc.

GLENVIEW, Ill., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) today announced that it will hold its 2011 first quarter conference call on Tuesday, April 26, 2011. The new conference call time will begin at 9 a.m. CT and will follow the Company's release of first quarter earnings at 7 a.m. CT 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 kbiesiada@itw.com, to reserve a line. The company also has made available a playback number for the conference call. The playback telephone number is 402-220-6528; no pass code is necessary. The playback number will be available until 12 midnight on May 10, 2011. The Company's synchronized slide show accompanying the web cast audio can be accessed via its website at www.itw.com. Interested participants should then access the investor tab.

With nearly 100 years of history, Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a Fortune 200 global diversified industrial manufacturer. The Company's value-added consumables, equipment and service businesses serve customers in developed as well as emerging markets around the globe. ITW's key business platforms, including welding, automotive OEM, industrial packaging, food equipment, construction, polymers and fluids, test and measurement, electronics, decorative surfaces and automotive aftermarket, employ more than 60,000 people worldwide. ITW's revenues totaled $15.9 billion in 2010, with more than half of these revenues generated outside of the United States.

SOURCE Illinois Tool Works Inc.



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