ITW Announces Webcast of Its Annual Investor and Analyst Day on December 5, 2014

GLENVIEW, Ill., Nov. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) today announced that it will webcast its Annual Investor and Analyst Day to be held December 5, 2014 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 a management presentation, 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 January 9, 2015.

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.

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Source:Illinois Tool Works