News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 18, 2014

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

MTS ANNOUNCES DECLARATION OF QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND

Eden Prairie, Minn. – November 18, 2014 – MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share. The dividend is payable on December 29, 2014 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on December 15, 2014. This is MTS Systems Corporation's 132nd 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’ high-performance position sensors provide controls for a variety of industrial and vehicular applications. MTS had 2,180 employees at September 27, 2014 and revenue of $564 million for the fiscal year ended September 27, 2014. Additional information on MTS can be found at http://www.mts.com