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Related Party Transactions and Outside Related Director Information

Illinois Tool Works, Inc. (ITW)

3/28/2006 Proxy Information

Mr. Harold B. Smith is a retired officer of Illinois Tool Works Inc.

3/21/2005 Proxy Information

Mr. Harold B. Smith is a retired officer of Illinois Tool Works Inc.

3/21/2003 and 3/15/2004 Proxy Information

No related party transactions or special relationships reported for this company. Director relationships marked "Outside Related" at this firm will most often be former executives of the company. Additional information regarding these relationships will be added during our regular updates.