Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW), Glenview, IL, reported sales for the third quarter of $3.5 billion, up 4.2 percent year-over-year. Profit increased 4.7 percent to $535 million.
Organic revenue grew 2 percent with 1 percent growth in North America and 3 percent in international.
Year-to-date sales were $10.2 billion, up 0.7 percent over the prior-year period. Profit increased 5.5 percent to $1.5 billion.