We Value Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

At MTS, we know that engineering technology to make the world’s products better will be most successful with diverse teams, within an inclusive culture, where everyone has equal access to opportunities to grow, contribute and develop. We stay committed to creating and sustaining a diverse team that reflects the communities in which we live and work. Diversity, equity, and inclusion come to life at MTS through innovating, collaborating, and developing world class solutions across our global team. MTS’s diverse workforce enhances our ability to innovate and relate more closely to the needs of our customers, suppliers, and business partners around the world. Below are key workforce metrics that we compile and monitor to inform our global talent strategy.

Diversity

MTS respects the unique perspectives each employee brings to work every day. As we develop our talent strategy, we strive to represent the communities where we operate and where we do business. MTS’s talent strategy includes attracting and retaining diverse talent, integrating diversity into strategic talent and succession programs, and bringing together diverse teams to innovate solutions to meet our customer needs.

Global Presence

MTS services customers around the world with a broad geographical footprint of office locations. Employees span the Americas (65%), Europe (23%) and Asia (12%) with approximately 1,235 employees located outside the U.S. This global representation promotes diversity of thought, experiences, cultures, and backgrounds that enhances our ability to innovate, solve global challenges, and drive long-term value for MTS.

FY20 EMPLOYEE GLOBAL PRESENCE

AMERICAS

65%

EUROPE

23%

ASIA

12%

United States

Employees: 2,323

30%

70%

Germany

Employees: 379

41%

59%

China

Employees: 300

72%

28%

Denmark

Employees: 184

8%

92%

Netherlands

Employees: 69

14%

86%

France

Employees: 66

26%

74%

Japan

Employees: 61

17%

83%

Key Global office locations

  Male     Female

This includes only countries with > 50 employees.

workforce diversity profile

Global Profile

MTS’s workforce is led by highly experienced engineers and sales, service, and manufacturing teams to develop products for our customers. We balance our technical expertise with new and innovative ways of thinking as we partner across generations represented within our workforce to solve global challenges.

As we look to the future, our talent sourcing initiatives will prioritize engaging a workforce that reflects the communities we live in, balancing the experience of our critical talent while mentoring and growing our younger talent.

Global Metrics on Gender

  Male     Female

72%

28%

TOTAL WORKFORCE

75%

25%

SENIOR MANAGEMENT

71%

29%

BOARD MEMBERS

Global Metrics on Age

UNDER 30

13%

31 - 50

48%

51 +

39%

Global Metrics on Generation

GEN Z

2%

MILLENIAL

34%

GENERATION X

37%

BABY BOOMER

26%

TRADITIONAL

1%

U.S. Profile

As an engineering and technology company, MTS recognizes the opportunity to further expand gender and ethnic diversity within these fields. To support the larger movement of increasing diverse representation, MTS is involved in activities and events at both the collegiate and professional levels to provide opportunities to under-represented groups.

Our U.S. employees, in partnership with our global workforce, represent a wide variety of backgrounds and ethnicities to effectively serve MTS’s customers and the communities in which we do business. Innovation and engineering solutions driven by a diverse workforce will continue to be prioritized within our talent strategy.

U.S. Ethnicity*

NATIVE HAWAIIAN or OTHER PACIFIC

.1%

AMERICAN INDIAN or ALASKA NATIVE

.4%

TWO OR MORE RACES

.8%

HISPANIC/LATINO

1.4%

ASIAN

4.6%

BLACK

10.5%

WHITE

68.8%

*13% of U.S. employees did not provide a response on ethnicity data.

Equity

MTS is committed to providing equity within every level of our organization. Our MTS Value, invest in our future, extends beyond fair and equitable employment practices.

We recognize that employees joining MTS may not have had the same opportunities and advantages. Regardless of their experiences, our employees are given equal opportunities to serve our customers by delivering the highest quality, most innovative solutions. We support our employees through a variety of experiences to further develop personally and professionally.

MTS continues to look for opportunities to embed diversity and inclusion into aspects of our employee experience, while creating an environment of growth and development for all employees.

Compensation

The Compensation and Leadership Development Committee of MTS’s Board of Directors oversees the company’s compensation philosophy, policies, and processes. Our Human Resources team supports the development of competitive compensation practices, employee benefit and incentive plans, and talent review and leadership development processes. Our talent management practices enable employees to have equal access to opportunities to grow, contribute and develop.

Engagement

To gain insights into workplace experiences and what motivates employees to do their best work, MTS solicits feedback from employees through surveys and other mechanisms. Employees are provided opportunities to raise suggestions and collaborate with leadership to implement actions for ongoing improvements. Equitable talent management and employee engagement practices are critical to our competitive advantage and essential to our success.

Inclusion

Inclusion is the foundation to unlocking the value of diversity. We continue our journey to build an inclusive culture where all employees feel included, supported, and welcomed, removing barriers, discrimination, and intolerance. We believe an inclusive environment that works together respectfully leads to engagement, which in turn fosters the collaboration, creativity, and innovation that drives long-term growth for MTS. At the heart of our MTS Values are respect and integrity.

MTS supports employee resource groups to foster inclusion and empower employees to share their experiences, build connections, continuously learn, and grow their careers. It is the responsibility of every MTS employee to lead by example and work in a cooperative manner that values the dignity of all.

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