News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 6, 2017

For more information contact:
Andy Cebulla
Director of Investor Relations and Treasurer
952.937.4000

MTS ANNOUNCES DECLARATION OF QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND

Eden Prairie, Minn. – February 6, 2017 – MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and sensors, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share. The dividend is payable on April 3, 2017 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 20, 2017. This is MTS Systems Corporation's 141st consecutive quarterly dividend.

About MTS Systems Corporation

MTS Systems Corporation’s testing hardware, software and services solutions help customers accelerate and improve their design, development and manufacturing processes and are used for determining the mechanical behavior of materials, products and structures. MTS’s high-performance sensors provide controls for a variety of applications measuring motion, pressure, position, force and sound. MTS had 2,400 employees as of October 3, 2015 and revenue of $564 million for the fiscal year ended October 3, 2015. Additional information on MTS can be found at http://www.mts.com.