News Release

January 11, 2007

For More Information Contact:
Barbara J. Carpenter
Assistant Secretary
(952) 937-4006

MTS Announces 2007 First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call

Eden Prairie, Minn. – January 11, 2007 – MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC) will release its first quarter results on January 24, 2007 after market close. A conference call will be held on January 25, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. EST (9:00 a.m. CST).

Live Conference Call:

Call 706-634-9986 – you will be asked to state the Conference ID “6310361”.

Conference Call Replay:

Call 706-645-9291 – the replay is available through 11:59 p.m. EST, February 8, 2007.

Live and Archived Webcast:

If you prefer to listen live over the Internet – please log on to the web at and click on the webcast event notice. The webcast will be archived through 11:59 p.m. EST, April 24, 2007.

About MTS Systems Corporation

MTS Systems Corporation is a leading global supplier of test systems and industrial position sensors. The Company’s testing hardware, software, and service 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’ high-performance position sensors enhance control to improve the productivity and safety of fixed and mobile industrial equipment. MTS had 1,510 employees and revenue of $397 million for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2006. Additional information on MTS can be found on the worldwide web at