News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 31, 2011

For More Information Contact:
Susan Knight, Chief Financial Officer
952.937.4000

MTS Announces Fourth Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Eden Prairie, MN. – October 31, 2011 – MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC) will release its fourth quarter results on November 17, 2011 after market close. A conference call will be held on November 18, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. EST (9:00 a.m. CST). Bill Murray, interim chief executive officer, and Sue Knight, chief financial officer, will host the quarterly conference call.

Live Conference Call:

Participants should call 719-325-4769 (Toll Free: 877-874-1588) – referencing the conference pass code “5706146”.

Conference Call Replay:

Participants should call 719-457-0820 (Toll Free: 888-203-1112) – referencing the conference replay pass code “5706146”. The replay is available until 12:00 p.m. CST, November 25, 2011.

Transcript of Conference Call:

A transcript of the call can also be accessed from the MTS website at http://www.mts.com/en/investor/index.htm. It will be available on November 28, 2011.

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 1,948 employees and revenue of $374 million for the fiscal year ended October 2, 2010. Additional information on MTS can be found on the worldwide web at http://www.mts.com