SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
SMITH DAVID BYRON JR

(Last) (First) (Middle)
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC.
3600 WEST LAKE AVENUE

(Street)
GLENVIEW IL 60026

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
12/04/2009
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC [ ITW ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock 45,000 D
Common Stock 57,901 D(1)
Common Stock 1,650,002 I By partnership(2)
Common Stock 8,936,286 I Trusts(3)
Common Stock 14,986 I Trusts(4)
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Phantom Stock Units (5) (5) Common Stock 1,000 0.00 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Shares owned directly by reporting person with his spouse.
2. Shares are held by 2009 Smith Family LP of which the reporting person has a partial direct beneficial interest.
3. Shares held in various trusts of which reporting person has a partial direct beneficial interest.
4. Shares held in various trusts of which the reporting person is a co-trustee and in which a member of his immediate family has a pecuniary interest. The reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership of these shares.
5. Represents units of phantom stock under the Phantom Stock Plan for non-employee directors. Each unit is equal in value to one share of common stock. The units are not transferable and have no voting rights.
Remarks:
David Byron Smith, Jr. by James H. Wooten, Jr., Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Attorney-In-Fact POA on File. 12/14/2009
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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