News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 31, 2017

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Brian Ross
Sr. Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
952.937.4000

MTS ANNOUNCES DECLARATION OF QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND

Eden Prairie, Minn. – July 31, 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 October 2, 2017 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 18, 2017. This is MTS Systems Corporation's 143rd 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 3,500 employees as of October 1, 2016 and revenue of $650 million for the fiscal year ended October 1, 2016. Additional information on MTS can be found at http://www.mts.com.