News Release

January 18, 2013

For more information contact:
Susan Knight, Chief Financial Officer

MTS Announces First Quarter 2013 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

Eden Prairie, MN. – January 18, 2013 – MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC) will release its first quarter results on January 31, 2013 after market close. A conference call will be held on February 1, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. EST (9:00 a.m. CST). Jeff Graves, president and chief executive officer, and Sue Knight, chief financial officer, will host the quarterly conference call.

Live conference call

Participants can call toll free 888.389.5988 (international toll 1.719.325.2402) – referencing the conference pass code “9434319.”

Conference call replay

Participants can call toll free 888.203.1112 (international toll 1.719.457.0820) – referencing the conference replay pass code “9434319.” The replay is available until 12:00 p.m. CST, February 8, 2013.

Transcript of conference call

A transcript of the call can also be accessed from the MTS website at It will be available on February 6, 2013.

About MTS Systems Corporation

MTS Systems Corporation is a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and 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’s high-performance position sensors provide controls for a variety of industrial and vehicular applications. MTS had 2,147 employees and revenue of $542 million for the fiscal year ended September 29, 2012. Additional information on MTS can be found on the worldwide web at