About ITW

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW), is a Fortune 250 multinational manufacturer. Since our founding more than 100 years ago, ITW has become one of the world’s leading diversified manufacturers of specialized industrial equipment, consumables, and related service businesses.

  • Operations in 55 countries
  • Founded in Chicago, IL, USA
  • 48,000 employees- many with specialized engineering expertise
  • More than 17,000 granted and pending patents
  • $14.8 Billion Revenue (2018)
About ITW
Our Core Values

Integrity, Respect, Trust, Shared Risk & Simplicity

We take pride in creating diverse and inclusive workplaces where all ITW colleagues can perform to their full potential. Also where everyone enjoys showing up at work.

We are at our best when we bring together unique perspectives, experiences, views, and ideas from colleagues all over the world. This is where 1+1 suddenly become 3 or 4!


The ITW Code of Conduct

ITW has stood for honesty, integrity and fairness since 1912. Supported by the firm commitment of the company management, we conduct our business with a commitment to the highest level of ethical behavior – every day and everywhere in the company.

This commitment is underpinned by strict policies relating to fair, ethical and honest business relationships, sound corporate governance and compliance with applicable law, while respecting human rights at ITW and throughout our supply chain.

ITW’s core values of integrity, respect, trust, simplicity and shared risk form the basis of our Code of Conduct. The Code governs the way we do business and describes the expected standard of behavior that applies to all ITW employees, management, companies and subsidiaries around the world

Our Governance & Ethics

The German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act (LkSG) requires companies in Germany to disclose their due diligence measures to prevent and mitigate the risks of human rights violations and environmental damage.
One of the requirements of this act is a documented procedure by which complaints of potential violations can be submitted.

If you believe someone has violated our Code of Conduct, or if you have a question or concern about potential misconduct please report it to our confidential helpline by CLICKING HERE.


ITW investigates all reports and takes corrective action where needed. We will keep your identity confidential to the greatest extent practicable. We will not tolerate retaliation against anyone who expresses a concern or reports a possible violation in good faith.

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