Illinois Tool Works


Illinois Tool Works

Illinois Tool Works or ITW (NYSE|ITW) is a Fortune 200 company that produces engineered fasteners and components, equipment and consumable systems, and specialty products. It was founded in 1912 by Byron L. Smith.

Today, it employs nearly 60,000 people in 825 business units, and is based in Glenview, Cook County, Illinois, with operations in 52 countries, with profits of $1.8bn on revenues of $16bn in 2007. In 2007, ITW had more than 20,000 unexpired patents and pending patent applications worldwide, including 2,900 U.S. patents and 1,116 pending U.S. applications. The company typically ranks in the top 100 of patent issuers in the U.S.

As of June, 2008, David Speer is Chairman & CEO of ITW.

Environmental record

Illinois Tool Works Inc.(ITW) was ranked number 100 on the Political Economy Research Institutes the Toxic 100": Top Corporate Air Polluters in the United States" list for 2002. [ [http://www.peri.umass.edu/Toxic-100-Table.265.0.html PERI - Political Economy Research Institute: Toxic 100 Table ] ] Illinois Tool Works Ring carriers produce about 47% less emissions released into the atmosphere than paperboard cartons and about 36% less than shrink-film 6-pack packages. [ [http://www.hi-cone.com/Environment/environment-carriers.htm ITW Hi-Cone: FAQ About Our Photodegradable & Recyclable Plastic Carriers ] ] From taking a look at their activities, environmental coordinators were able to have certain products reformulated to less environmentally damaging products. Also, certain processes were amended to have a reduced environmental impact.The company took another look at the possibilities of reducing and recycling waste, maximizing our efficient use of natural resources, and delivering environmental awareness training to the whole of the work force. This last activity led to the creation of an Environmental Team comprising seven volunteers from the workforce to further environmental improvements and in March 2004 the Company received Green Dragon Level 5 Standard.

ITW companies

ITW is comprised of a number of companies and divisions. Notable brands include Miller Electric, DUO-FAST fasteners, the Space Bag company, Foster Refrigerator, OXO cooking tools, and the Wolf Range Company.

The following is a list of ITW companies:

*ACME Packaging Systems
*Densit A/S
*ITW Alma
*American Safety Technologies
*ITW Amp
*ITW Angleboard
*ITW Auto-Sleeve
*ITW Automotive Group
*ITW Balance Engineering
*Bernard
*ITW BGK
*ITW Binks
*ITW Brands
*ITW Buildex
*ITW California Industrial Products
*ITW CargoSafe
*ITW Chemical Products Scandinavia
*ITW Chemtronics
*ITW Chronomatic
*ITW ChronoTherm
*Click Commerce
*ITW Coding Products
*ITW Compular
*Colged
*Cyclone Industries Pty Ltd
*ITW Dacro
*Davall Gears
*ITW Decorating Co
*Decorative Sleeves
*ITW Delpro
* [http://www.devcon.com ITW Devcon]
*ITW DeVilbiss
*Diagraph
*Diagraph MSP
*ITW Drawform
*DUO-FAST
*Elettrobar
*ITW Dykem/Dymon
*ITW Dynatec
*Electro Static Technology
*Electrocal
*ITW Electronic Component Packaging Systems (ECPS)
*ITW Elettrogibi
*Eltex Elektrostatik GmbH
*ITW Envopak
*ITW Erg Components
*ITW Fastex - Distribution Business
*ITW Fastex New Zealand
*ITW Fibre Glass-Evercoat

*ITW Fuel Products
* [http://www.itwtacc.com/foamseal/default.htm ITW Foamseal]
*ITW Foils
*ITW Foils Plastics & Securities
*ITW Formex
*Foster Refrigerator of Canada
*Foster Refrigerator UK.
*FoxJet
*ITW Gema
*ITW Gema AG
*ITW Global PDC
*ITW Heartland
*ITW Heartland Standard Machines Division
*ITW Heller GmbH
*ITW Herbert Static Control
*ITW Hi-Cone
*ITW Highland
*Hobart
*Hobart Brothers
*Hobart GmbH
*Hobart Institute of Welding Technology (HIWT)
*ITW Holographics
*Hosco Finishing System Components
*Houchin Aerospace
*I.KELA Company
*ITW Imtran
*Insta-Bulk
*Instron
*ITW Insulation Systems
*ITW Jemco
*ITW Jetline Engineering
*KaiRak
*Kiwiplan
*ITW Laminations
*ITW Linx
*ITW Loveshaw
*Loveshaw Europe
*ITW LPS Laboratories
*ITW Magna
*Magnaflux
*ITW McMurdo
*Meyercord Revenue
*Midwest Industrial Packaging, Inc.
*ITW Miller
*ITW Mima
*ITW Mima Packaging Systems
*Minigrip
*Mollart Universal Joints
*Mumm Products
*National Service Center (NSC)
*ITW Nexus
*ITW Norwood Marking Systems
*ITW NOVADAN Group
*ORGAPACK
*OXO
*ITW Packaging Brands
*ITW Paktron
*ITW Pancon
*ITW Paslode
*Paxton Products
*ITW Performance Polymers

*ITW Performance Polymers Consumer Division
*ITW Philadelphia Resins
*Pillar Technologies
*ITW Plastic Packaging Systems
*ITW Plastiglide
* [http://www.itwplexus.com ITW Plexus]
*ITW Polymer Castings
*ITW Polymers & Fluids
*PRO/MARK
*ITW Produx
*ITW Ramset/Red Head
*ITW Ransburg
*ITW Reddi-Pac
*ITW Richmond Technology
*ITW Ride Quality Products
*ITW Rippey
*ITW ROCOL North America
*ROCOL Lubricants
*ROCOL Site Safety Systems
*ITW Shakeproof Assembly Components
*ITW Shippers Products
*ITW Signode
*ITW Simco
*ITW Simco Static Control and Cleanroom Products
*Smith Equipment
*ITW Southland
*Space Bag
*H. A. SPRINGER GmbH
*ITW Spiroid
*SPIT
*Strapex
*ITW Stretch Packaging Systems
*ITW Switches
*ITW Switches (UK)
* [http://www.itwtacc.com ITW TACC]
*Technographics
*ITW Technology Center
*ITW TechSpray
*ITW TekFast
*Tempil
*The Texwipe Company
*ITW Thermal Films
*ITW Trans Tech America
*Traulsen
*Tregaskiss Welding Products
*Trident
*TRIMARK
*Truck Parts Specialist
*ITW Truswal
*Unipac
*ITW United Silicone
*Valeron Strength Films
*VENETA DECALCOGOMME
*ITW Vortec
*Vulcan-Hart
*Welding Industries of Australia
*Weldwell New Zealand
*Wilsonart International
*Wolf Range Company
*ITW Workholding Group
*Zip-Pak

References

External links

* [http://www.itw.com/ Illinois Tool Works official website]


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