GLENVIEW, Ill., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) today announced that it will hold its 2012 fourth quarter conference call on Tuesday, January 29, 2013. The conference call will begin at 9 a.m. central time and will follow the Company's release of first quarter earnings at 7 a.m. central time on that same day. The conference call can be accessed by dialing 1-800-369-1702. The pass code ITWis 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 Patty Wolf-Yoshimura at 847-657-4062, or email@example.com, to reserve a line. The company also has made available a playback number for the conference call. The playback telephone number is 1-888-393-9645; no pass code is necessary. The playback number will be available until 12 midnight on February 12, 2013. 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. 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.