News Release

July 14, 2011

For More Information Contact:
Susan Knight, Chief Financial Officer

MTS Announces Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Eden Prairie, MN. – July 14, 2011 – MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC) will release its third quarter results on August 4, 2011 after market close. A conference call will be held on August 5, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. EDT (9:00 a.m. CDT). Laura B. Hamilton, chief executive officer and chair, and Sue Knight, chief financial officer, will host the quarterly conference call.

Live Conference Call:

Participants should call 719-325-4809 (Toll Free: 877-795-3638) – referencing the conference pass code “3243029”.

Conference Call Replay:

Participants should call 719-457-0820 (Toll Free: 888-203-1112) – referencing the conference replay pass code “3243029”. The replay is available until 12:00 p.m. CDT, August 19, 2011.

Transcript of Conference Call:

A transcript of the call can also be accessed from the MTS website at It will be available on August 10, 2011.

About MTS Systems Corporation

MTS Systems Corporation is a leading global supplier of test systems and industrial position sensors. The Company’s testing hardware and software 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 provide controls for a variety of industrial and vehicular applications. MTS had 1,948 employees and revenue of $374 million for the fiscal year ended October 2, 2010. Additional information on MTS can be found on the worldwide web at