Illinois Tool Works 8-K 2009
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): April 16, 2009
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: 847-724-7500
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On April 16, 2009, Illinois Tool Works Inc. (the Company) announced its 2009 first quarter results of operations in the press release furnished as Exhibit 99.1. The Companys presentation from the first quarter conference call held on April 16, 2009 is furnished as Exhibit 99.2.
Disclosure regarding why the Companys management believes the presentation of free operating cash flow provides useful information to investors is included in the Companys 2008 Annual Report on Form 10-K. A reconciliation of free operating cash flows to net cash provided by operating activities is included in the press release furnished as Exhibit 99.1.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.