Illinois Tool Works
Illinois Tool Works, commonly known as ITW, is an American multinational conglomerate founded in 1912 by Byron L. Smith. The company began manufacturing and selling a variety of tools and equipment, later diversifying its product mix to include paper-processing systems, container-handling equipment, automotive components and specialty fastening systems for the transportation industry. It currently operates across more than 60 countries with over 84,000 employees worldwide. ITW has achieved significant growth since the early 2000s through both organic growth initiatives such as new product development and acquisitions like that of Noritake Co., Ltd., which expanded its automotive business platform in Japan. Its impressive portfolio of renowned brands now includes Hobart Food Equipment Group, Carsoe A/S, Miller Electric Manufacturing Company and Material Sciences Corporation. With revenues consistently rising due to strategic investments in innovation, productivity improvement and value creation initiatives directed at developing a global presence in key markets such as automotive production processes, food service equipment and construction materials – Illinois Tool Works continues to lead the way towards delivering exceptional solutions to customers around the globe.
155 HARLEM AVENUE, GLENVIEW, IL 60025