News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 10, 2008

For More Information Contact:
Janet Roemer
Senior Paralegal
952.937.4006

MTS Announces Second Quarter 2008 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Eden Prairie, Minn. – April 10, 2008 – MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC) will release its second quarter results on April 23, 2008 after market close. A conference call will be held on April 24, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. EDT (9:00 a.m. CDT).

Live Conference Call:

Call 785-830-7988 – you will be asked to state the conference passcode “5701844”.

Conference Call Replay:

Call 719-830-7988 and state the conference passcode “5701844”. The replay is available through May 1, 2008.

Live and Archived Webcast:

If you prefer to listen live over the Internet – please log on to the web at http://www.mts.com/news/financial_news.htm and click on the webcast event notice. The webcast will be archived through July 21, 2008.

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 1,618 employees and revenue of $421 million for the fiscal year ended September 29, 2007. Additional information on MTS can be found on the worldwide web at http://www.mts.com