For Immediate Release – November 27, 2006

Contact: Nikki Johnson, Marketing Coordinator 636.300.2029

FoxJet Introduces Drop-On-Demand Printheads for Use with the Marksman Pro Controller

FoxJet is pleased to announce the Marksman Pro Vx printing system, the most complete and reliable drop-on-demand inkjet printer in the marketplace. The MarksmanPro Vx utilizes VxJet9X integrated valve printheads featuring a nine valve pattern, allowing for ½” to 7/8” tall characters. The VxJet9X printheads are available in porous and non-porous models.

FoxJet is a part of Illinois Tool Works (NYSE:ITW), a Fortune 200 organization with over 90 years of history. ITW designs and produces an array of highly engineered fasteners and components, equipment and consumable systems, and specialty products and equipment. The Marksman Pro Vx rounds out FoxJet’s large character inkjet printer line and is sold through distribution throughout the world.