ITW Announces Webcast of its Annual Meeting for Investors on December 14, 2012

Nov 30, 2012, 12:00 ET from Illinois Tool Works Inc.

GLENVIEW, Ill., Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) today announced that it will webcast its Annual Meeting for Investors to be held December 14, 2012 at the Hotel Sofitel in New York City.  The webcast of its meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. eastern time and conclude at approximately 12:00 p.m. eastern time.

The Company's webcast, featuring a synchronized slide show of management presentations, can be accessed via its website at  Interested participants should then access the investor information tab.  The webcast replay will be available through midnight on December 31, 2012.

Celebrating its 100-year anniversary in 2012, 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.