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August 19, 2010 09:00 ET

Shareholders Reports on Illinois Tool Works and Dover -- General Building Materials Industry Showing Improvement This Quarter

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - August 19, 2010) - undertakes intensive analysis of the general building materials industry and provides systematic research on Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) and Dover Corp. (NYSE: DOV). Sign up today on to get access to these free reports and more.

In the general building and materials industry, companies are utilizing the nature of the diverse markets that they operate in to secure positive profits. Recently released quarterly earnings reports have shown profits in the industry, leaving companies hopeful for a year of positive growth as the global economy gradually recovers. is a source for investors seeking free information on the general building materials industry; investors and shareholders of Illinois Tool Works Inc. and Dover Corp. are encouraged to sign up for free at

Back in July, Illinois Tool Works Inc. posted profits of $428.8 million on the back of strong sales of power systems, electronic and welding. Dover Corp., on the other hand, also released profitable quarter results with earnings of $169.9 million and revenue of $1.8 billion, up 29% from last year. provides technical analysis and free downloadable research reports on Illinois Tool Works Inc. and Dover Corp. by signing up now at or

To secure continued growth many companies are looking to get in line with global macro trends which promise long term projects and stable future growth. High on the list are fresh water processing and delivery as well modernizing infrastructure.

US construction remains slow but some are achieving gains nonetheless. However, the major profits are coming from the emerging markets such as India, China and Brazil. Companies are strengthening ties in the countries in the hopes of securing long term sustainable profits. A source of concern for the industry is the possibility of slowed construction in China if property prices continue their downward trend.

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