News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 9, 2006

For More Information Contact:
Barbara J. Carpenter, Assistant Secretary
952-937-4006

MTS Announces Fiscal Year 2006 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Eden Prairie, Minn., November 9, 2006 – MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC) will issue its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2006 results on November 15, 2006 after the market closes. A conference call will be held on November 16, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. EST (9:00 a.m. CST).

Live Conference Call:

Call 785-832-1508 – you will be asked to state the Conference ID “MTS” or Program Title “MTS Quarterly Conference Call”.

Conference Call Replay:

Call 402-220-2673 – the replay is available through 11:59 p.m. EST, November 30, 2006.

Live and Archived Webcast:

If you prefer to listen live over the Internet – please log on to the web at http://www.mts.com/en/InvestorRelations/events/index.asp and click on the webcast event notice. The webcast will be archived through 11:59 p.m. EST, January 19, 2007.

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 1,549 employees and revenue of $374 million for the fiscal year ended October 1, 2005. Additional information on MTS can be found on the worldwide web at http://www.mts.com.