News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 15, 2016

For more information contact:
Andy Cebulla
Director of Investor Relations and Treasurer
952.937.4000

MTS ANNOUNCES DECLARATION OF QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND

Eden Prairie, Minn. – November 15, 2016 – 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 January 3, 2017 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on December 19, 2016. This is MTS Systems Corporation's 140th 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 2,400 employees as of October 3, 2015 and revenue of $564 million for the fiscal year ended October 3, 2015. Additional information on MTS can be found at http://www.mts.com.