Online Proxy / Voting

This site provides detailed instructions on how to vote over the Internet. In order to vote, you must have your 16-digit control number that is printed in the box marked by the arrow on your proxy card or Notice Regarding Availability of Proxy Materials. Before you vote, you should carefully review the proxy statement to stockholders and related materials that will be distributed on or about March 27, 2020. For your convenience, these materials may be viewed by clicking on the links below.

Proxy Materials

Form 10-K

2020 Proxy Statement

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Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Friday, May 8, 2020 at 09:30 A.M. CDT
Illinois Tool Works Inc.
155 Harlem Ave.
Glenview, IL 60025

We are monitoring the situation regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) closely.  If we decide to hold the meeting solely by means of remote communication, we will announce that fact as promptly as practicable and post additional information on our website ( If you plan to attend the meeting in person, please check our website prior to the meeting.