For Immediate Release – October 25, 2007

Contact:  Nikki Johnson, Marketing Coordinator 636.300.2029

FoxJet Introduces the New VxJet 18x Integrated Valve Printhead

FoxJet, of St. Charles, Missouri, is pleased to introduce the 18 dot integrated valve printhead for drop-on-demand inkjet printing, the VxJet 18x.  This printhead is available in 1” or 2” print heights.  Both printhead sizes are available in porous and non-porous models, which make it a good solution for printing on almost any surface.  The VxJet 18x printheads work with the Marksman® ProVx and Marksman DuoVx controllers.

FoxJet, renowned for its high resolution case coding systems, is an international provider of a variety of marking equipment for the industrial marketplace.  FoxJet is part of Illinois Tool Works (NYSE:ITW), a Fortune 200 organization with over 90 years of history.   ITW, acclaimed for its value added products and innovative customer solutions, manufactures fasteners and components, equipment and consumable systems and a variety of specialty products and equipment for customers around the world.

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