ITW Announces Conference Call Information for 2014 Third Quarter Earnings

GLENVIEW, Ill., Oct. 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) today announced that it will hold its 2014 third quarter conference call on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. The conference call will begin at 9 a.m. central time and will follow the Company's release of third quarter earnings at 7 a.m. central time on that same day.

The conference call can be accessed by dialing 1-888-603-9219. The passcode ITW is necessary to join the call. Participants are asked to dial in 15 minutes prior to the start of the call. The Company also has made available a playback number for the conference call. The playback telephone number is 1-800-337-6569; no pass code is necessary. The playback number will be available until 12 midnight on October 28, 2014. 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.

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, improving profitability 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 revenues totaled $14.1 billion in 2013.

CONTACT: Melody Johnson, IR Coordinator 847-657-4062

Source:Illinois Tool Works