News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 27, 2013

For more information, contact:
Susan Knight, Chief Financial Officer
952.937.4000

MTS ANNOUNCES 2014 ANNUAL SHAREHOLDERS MEETING DATE

Eden Prairie, Minn. – January 27, 2013 – MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors, today announced that its virtual annual shareholders’ meeting will be held on February 11, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. CT.

To attend the meeting, please visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/MTSC2014. Shareholders should use their 12-digit control number to log into the meeting. Non-shareholders may attend the meeting by logging in as “Other Attendee”.

About MTS Systems Corporation

MTS Systems Corporation is a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and 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 2,299 employees at September 28, 2013 and revenue of $569 million for the fiscal year ended September 28, 2013. Additional information on MTS can be found on the worldwide web at http://www.mts.com.