News Release

February 1, 2007

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Barbara J. Carpenter, Assistant Secretary
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MTS Declares 101st Consecutive Quarterly Dividend

Eden Prairie, Minn., February 1, 2007 – MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend as follows:

    Amount: $0.11
    Record Date: March 9, 2007
    Payable Date: April 2, 2007

This represents MTS Systems Corporation's 101st consecutive quarterly dividend.

About MTS Systems Corporation

MTS Systems Corporation is a leading global supplier of test systems and industrial position sensors. The Company’s testing hardware, software and service 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 enhance control to improve the productivity and safety of fixed and mobile industrial equipment. MTS had 1,510 employees and revenue of $397 million for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2006. Additional information on MTS can be found on the worldwide web at